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Barnton Library

Barnton Library

Townfield Lane, Barnton, Northwich, CW8 4LJ

Opening hours

  • Monday: 2pm - 7pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 2pm - 7pm
  • Thursday: 10 am - 1 pm and 2pm - 5pm
  • Friday: 2pm - 5pm 
  • Saturday: 10am - 1pm

Resources

Regular activities

Monday

  • Garden volunteers
    Join our friendly group of gardening enthusiasts in the library community garden, 2pm - 3pm.
  • Community engagement drop in
    For groups from around the Winsford and Northwich area to come to discuss ideas about funding events and community activities, 2pm - 5pm.
  • Help with homework
    4pm - 7pm.
  • Adult reading group
    5.30pm - 7pm, first Monday of every month.
  • Knitting group
    6-7pm. For all abilities.

Wednesday

  • Garden volunteers
     Join our friendly group of gardening enthusiasts in the library community garden, 2pm - 3pm.
  • Scrabble club
    Meets every two weeks, 2pm - 4pm.
  • Help with homework
    4pm -7pm.
  • To write or not group
    5.30-7pm, second Wednesday of the month. Creative writing group, all ages welcome.

Thursday

  • Weaver Vale Housing Trust - Employment Horizons
    Drop in sessions for Weaver Vale tenants on Thursdays, 2.30pm - 5pm - help is provided with building CVs, filling in applications forms and preparing for interviews.
  • Story and rhymetime
    3.45pm - 4.15pm.
  • Garden volunteers
    Join our friendly group of gardening enthusiasts in the library community garden, 2pm - 3pm.
  • Family history advice
    Get help with all things geneaological from our family history volunteer on Thursday mornings (please contact the library to make an appointment).

Saturday

  • Meet your PCSO
    Talk to your PCSO about local issues, 10.30am - 12.30pm, monthly - contact the library for more details.

Other services available at your library

Defibrillator

 An emergency defibrillator is available, externally, by the front door of the library.

Customer Services

iConnect Kiosks enable you to see and speak to a Customer Services advisor about specific Council services. The kiosk also allows you to make enquiries, exchange documents and fill out forms for different council services. These range from concessionary travel (e.g. blue badges) to benefits, registration services to bin collections, parking to environmental health issues.


Home Library Service

In partnership with the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), Barnton library provides the Home Library Service to anyone who cannot easily visit a library due to disability or incapacity. Volunteers deliver books or talking books on a regular basis, free of charge. 

Do you know anyone who could make use of this service? We can help. Or do you have a few hours spare to volunteer? For further information, please contact the library or Gillian Taylor (RVS Home Library Service Manager).

Where is the library? How do I get there?

 

Directions
Coming from Northwich on the A533, after approximately four miles turn right into Beech Lane, by the Beech Tree Hotel. At the T-junction turn right into Townfield Lane, and the library is on the right, next to Rosebank School.

Public transport
There is a regular bus service every 15 minutes from Northwich.

Parking
There is a free car park at the back of the library.

Disabled parking
There is one disabled parking space in the library car park.

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