Sandbach Library

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Sandbach Library
The Commons
CW11 1FJ

Phone: 01270 375355

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Sandbach Library

Opening hours

Please note, the Customer Service enquiry desk and the People's Network public computers close down 15 minutes before the library closing time.

Sandbach Library Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09.00 - 17.00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Sunday Closed

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Parking at Sandbach Library

Free parking is available in the large car park opposite the library every day except Thursdays (market day) and Autumn Wakes Weekend.

Disabled parking

There are several designated spaces in the adjacent car park.

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What's new?

Get Online Week, 14 - 20 October 2019

Visit our digital help desk between Tuesday 15 and Saturday 19 October, where staff will be on hand to introduce you to our online resources, and to provide help with general IT enquiries. We will also have drop in digital activities at the desk, including Makey Makeys and colouring using Quiver.

Family rhymetimes

Join us for songs and rhymes at 10.30am on Saturdays 19 October and 16 November.

Halloween slime

On Tuesday 29 October at 9.30-10.30am we have a great halloween event for children aged 4-8 years. £2.00 per child; please book in advance.

Canine Capers writing workshop

On Tuesday 29 October meet writer Jaris Ash and her dog, Cassidy. Jaris will be leading a creative writing workshop suitable for children aged 8 - 11 years at 10.00-12.00 noon. She will be sharing her own writing, and there will be an opportunity for children to create their own stories. Free event; please book as places are limited.

IT Buddy

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


  • Under 5s Storytime - 10.30-11.00am - Weekly. 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. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer
  • Mini Builders - 10.30-11.00am - weekly. Free activity for preschool children using Duplo. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer


  • Reading Group - 7.00pm - monthly. Annual fee of around £10 per person. Contact Rowena at the library for details of the next meeting
  • 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


  • Book Lovers Group - 2.00pm - monthly on the third Thursday of each month
  • Story Book Art - 9.30-10.30am - weekly. Listen to a story and then do a fun craft with Sandbach Art Room. £3.00 per child; no need to book in advance. Refreshments and all materials provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult


  • 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.