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Blacon Library

Please note: following the latest advice from Public Health England about social distancing we will be temporarily closing all libraries to the public from 5pm on Friday 20 March 2020, until further notice.

To help customers to continue using our service we have:

  • Extended all loans until the end of August (we will continue to review this as necessary)
  • Halted any new fines
  • Removed the limit on all renewals
  • Removed the charge for holds not collected
  • Remember you can also access eBooks, audio downloads, eMagazines and eResources, free of charge

You can renew your loans using the Cheshire Libraries Catalogue or phone 0300 123 7739 for 24 hour renewals. You can also email

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

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9pm - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 9pm - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 9pm - 5pm
  • Thursday: 9pm - 6pm
  • Friday: 9pm - 5pm
  • Saturday: 9.30pm - 1pm
  • Sunday: Closed


Other services available at your 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.

Regular activities


  • Rhymetime: 10.30am - 11am, weekly.


  • Scrabble club
    10am - 12pm weekly. Refreshments available for a donation.


  • Reading group
    2pm - 4pm, monthly. Contact library for dates.


  • Family Lego Club
    3.30pm - 4.30pm, weekly.. Fun for all ages.


  • Family Colouring Club
    10am - Midday, weekly. There's something for everyone at our colouring club.

Where is the library? How do I get there?

Public transport: Bus number one from Chester Bus station.

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

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