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Blacon Library

Blacon library building

We have a wide range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers and eResources free of charge.

Our libraries are now fine-free for children aged 0 to 12 years so they will no longer be charged for any overdue items. Any pre-existing late charges have been removed from their accounts.

Parade Enterprise Centre, 14 the Parade, Chester, CH1 5HN

Opening hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am - 1pm



  • Computers, printing and scanning facilities
  • Free WiFi – simply login with your library card number and PIN/password

Regular activities


  • Jigsaw Club: 10am - 12pm, weekly. Love jigsaws? All welcome to come along and join others for a few hours of jigsaw fun together. You can help complete our community jigsaw or start one yourself.


  • Wellbeing Walk: 10am, weekly, meet outside the library. Join West Cheshire Communities Together for fresh air and a chat. Walks will be a gentle pace approximately 45 minutes long around Blacon. Suitable for all abilities. Please contact Georgia for more information 07881 345070 or email:
  • Rhymetime for under fives: 10.30am – 11am, weekly.


  • Scrabble Club: 10am –12pm, weekly
  • Lego Club: 3.30pm – 4.30pm, weekly. Term time only (restarts September 2023). 5+ years. Parental supervision required.


  • Children’s Colouring Club: 3pm - 4pm, weekly (Term Time). Children's colouring club is a great choice to kill some time between school and tea-time. Adult supervision is required.


  • Adult Board Games: 10am - 11.30am, first and third Friday of the month. Come along and enjoy some company with a game of Chess, Draughts or Dominoes.


  • Family Board Games & Colouring: 10am –12pm, weekly

Where is the library? How do I get there?

Public transport

Bus number one from Chester Bus station.


There is parking in front of the Parade Enterprise Centre and shops.