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Chester Library

Chester LibraryNorthgate Street, Chester, CH1 2EF

Email: libraries@cheshirewestandchester.

Telephone: 01244 977 380
Fax: 01244 315 534


Day Opening hours
Monday 9am- 7pm
Tuesday 9am- 5pm
Wednesday 9am- 5pm
Thursday 9am- 7pm
Friday 9am -5pm
Saturday 9am- 4pm

Regular activities

The Word Thing at Chester Library

Please take a free word every month- it’s yours to keep and use.  All that we ask is that you show us what you do with it.  It might inspire a poem, painting or song, a sculpture or even a play.  Wherever ‘The Word Thing’ takes you, send us a postcard to display. Please pop in or contact the library to find out the word of the month and see what has been created.

Chester Work Zone

The Work Zone at Chester Library offers a wide range of services and support, including:

The Work Zone can also help with other issues that may be preventing you getting a job, such as:

For dates times and contact details please visit the Work Zone programme







Where is the library? How do I get there?


Directions - Chester Library is situated in the heart of the City of Chester on Northgate Street. It can be found close to the Town Hall, market and the cathedral.

Public transport - Chester is easily reached by bus, train or car. The library is adjacent to the Chester Bus Exchange.

Please visit the Bus Service Timetables directory to view bus timetables or plan your journey with Transport Direct below. You can also call Cheshire Traveline on 0845 140 2666, 8am - 8pm, for further information.

Parking - The library is within walking distance of several car parks.

Disabled parking - Disabled parking for blue disabled badge holders is available on nearby St. Werburgh Street.