Due to a staffing shortage, the library will be closing early at 5.00pm on Wednesday 7 December. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Letter to Santa
Children can write a letter to Santa and tell him whether they've been naughty or nice this year. Write it at the library or take a template home and return it to us by Friday 9 December. Santa's replies will be delivered to the library and can be collected from Saturday 17 December.
Join us for a festive edition of rhymetime on Wednesday 14 December. Please book as places are limited. £1.50 per child.
Christmas crafts for children
On Tuesday 20 December, we have lots of Christmas crafts activities for children to enjoy - whilst our stocks last. Just drop in between 10.00am and 4.00pm. £2.00 per child.
Cosy up for Christmas
On Wednesday 21 December at 5.30 – 6.30pm, come down to the library in your pyjamas and get all cosy, as we share Christmas stories and songs. There'll be hot chocolate too! Suitable for young children and their families. Please book as places are limited. £1.00 per adult; 50p per child.
Christmas and New Year opening hours
The library will be closed for Christmas from Saturday 24 December until Tuesday 27 December inclusive. Normal opening hours will resume on Wednesday 28 December. The library will also be closed on Saturday 31 December and Monday 2 January for New Year.
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Activities at Sandbach Library
- Stories and Songs - 10.30 - 11.00am - weekly, in term time only. Stories, rhymes and activities for pre-school children and their grown-ups. Great for active toddlers – sitting is optional! Free; no need to book in advance. Christmas themed session on 12 December
- Baby Rhymetime - 2.00 - 2.30pm - weekly, in term time only. Suitable for babies under 1 year. Free, drop-in activity. Christmas themed session on 13 December
- Crafts for Adults - 10.00am - monthly. Join us at our friendly session, where you can try out crafts and meet new people. All materials for the craft are provided. There is a charge of £1.50 per person including materials and refreshments. No need to book, just come along and join in. Forthcoming dates are 13 December, 10 January, 14 February, 14 March and 18 April
- Rhymetime - 10.30 - 11.00am - weekly. Suitable for pre-school children. Free, drop-in activity. Christmas rhymetime on 14 December, please book as places are limited. £1.50 per child. Please note, there will be no rhymetime on Wednesdays 21 and 28 December
- Stories and Crafts - 10.30 - 11.00am - weekly, in term time only. Crafts, stories, rhymes, Duplo and games for pre-school children and their parent/carer. Free; no need to book in advance. Christmas themed session on 15 December
- Knit and Knatter - 11.00am - monthly. Do you have a knitting project on the go? Do you like crochet or sewing? Whatever your project, why not bring it down to the library and share your skills with others. Or if you'd like to learn come along with your own materials and we'll help you to get started. A great opportunity to meet new people. Free; no need to book. Refreshments available. Forthcoming dates are 9 December, 13 January, 10 February, 10 March and 14 April
- Shared Reading - 10.00am - monthly. Shared Reading is all about accessing books and stories in a relaxing and informal setting. This activity brings people together and books to life. Listen as the story and poem are being read aloud and join in as we pause and talk about what we have read and share the feelings, thoughts and memories provoked by the text. Free; no need to book, just come along and join us. Refreshments available. Forthcoming dates are 23 December, 27 January, 24 February, 31 March and 28 April
Other organisations in this library
Sandbach Readers are a reading group that meets in the library on the first Wednesday of each month at 6.30 – 7.30pm. There is a small charge to take part. New members are welcome. Contact the library for further details.
U3A information desk
The University of the Third Age (U3A) information desk will be in the library on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 9.30 – 11.30am.
The Springboard Work Hub is open at Sandbach Library on Wednesdays.
If you would like a 121 meeting with Springboard's careers advisor, appointments are available from 9.30am - 11.00am. You can book a appointment on the Springboard website, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or on the telephone (07580 722 042). Alternatively, drop-in sessions are available from 11.00am - 12.00 noon.
Page last reviewed: 06 December 2022
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