Join us for half an hour of songs and rhymes on Saturday 26 January at 10.30am.
New opening hours
Please note that we are implementing new opening hours with effect from Monday 28 January. Our new hours will be:
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
- Wednesday 9.00am - 7.00pm
- Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm
- Sunday closed
Harry Potter night
On Thursday 7 February we have a Harry Potter free drop-in event from 3.30pm, with a treasure hunt and a quiz. You can even make a Harry Potter character bookmark. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Warm Home discount
On Wednesday 13 February, Jan Arnold from Age UK Cheshire will be here between 10.00 and 12.00 noon, to provide information and advice regarding the Warm Home discount.
Recycling craft workshop
On Monday 18 February at 2.00-3.00pm, Lisa from ANSA environmental services will be showing us how to make crafts from recyclable materials. Free family event; no need to book. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 workshop
On Tuesday 19 February at 2.00-3.30pm, learn how to build and code a robot and create a circuit to test your robotic skills. Suitbale for ages 8 years and over. Free; please book in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Put on some old clothes and join us on Thursday 21 February at 2.30-3.30pm and paint a t-shirt. £3.00 per child; please book in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
LEGO stop motion animation
Make your own short animated LEGO movie on Friday 22 February at 2.00-4.00pm. Free; please book in advance. Suitable for ages 8 and over. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Matt Buckingham workshop
On Saturday 23 February the author and illustrator of the Bright Stanley books will be hosting a drawing and story workshop at 10.30am. Free family event; no need to book. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Matt will also be signing and selling some of his books on the day.
There is an IT Buddy available to help with computer basics, including email and browsing the internet. £2.50 per hour. Please contact the library for details and to book a place.
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Activities at Sandbach Library
- Book Lovers Group - 2.00-3.00pm - second Monday of the month. Share your love of reading, meet people and enjoy a drink and a chat
- Reading Group - 7.00pm - monthly. Annual fee of around £10 per person. Contact Rowena at the library for details of the next meeting
- Under 5s Storytime - 10.30-11.00am - Weekly in term time only. Join us for stories old and new! Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer
- Baby Bounce - 2.00-2.30pm- weekly in term time only. Free. Suitable for babies from 0 to walking age only
- Mini Builders - 10.30-11.00am - weekly during term time only. Free activity for preschool children using Duplo
- LEGO Club - 3.30pm - weekly. Free, drop-in session
- Sandbach Readers - 6.45-8.00pm - Meet first and third Wednesday of the month. New members welcome
- Under 5s Rhymetime - 10.30-11.00 - weekly. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer
- Let's Meet on a Friday - weekly - A range of activities each month, usually at 10.00-12 noon or 10.30-11.30am
Other organisations in this library
Cheshire East Citizens Advice outreach service
Free drop-in service for information and advice on Wednesdays between 1.00pm and 4.00pm. (We start to give out number cards at 12.45, only four clients will be seen).
Macmillan Help Desk
There is a staffed help desk in the library on alternate Wednesday mornings.
Pilates class in the library every Tuesday at 10.45-11.45am.
University of the Third Age advice desk is available on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, between 9.30am and 11.30am. The U3A Information Board is available inside the library building.