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Ellesmere Port Library


Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BG

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9am - 7pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 7pm
  • Friday: 9am - 7pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 1pm

Summer Reading Challenge

Calling all 4 - 11 year olds! The Summer Reading Challenge starts on Saturday, 15 July. Get ready to go on a reading mission with some Animal Agents! There are lots of rewards along the way and some fabulous events in libraries. Go to Summer Reading Challenge events for the full programme of events.


Customer Service Centre

The Customer Service Centre is situated on the first floor of the library.

Registration Service

  • If you want to see the Registrar, please make an appointment by telephoning 0300 123 7037.

The Library Café

  • Serving paninis, soup, baked potatoes, homemade cakes and hot and cold beverages.
  • Open from 9.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday 
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in the café and throughout the library.

The Library Cafe


  • Arthritis care drop in
    10am - 12pm, second Tuesday of the month. For anyone with arthritis related conditions, their families, friends and carers. Information is provided about the condition, with self-help tips on ways to live with arthritis and what support is available.


  • Baby rhyme and sign
    10am - 10.30 am, weekly in term time.
  • Toddler rhyme and sign
    11am - 11.30 am, weekly in term time.


  • Under 5s storytime
    2pm - 2.30pm, weekly.  


  • Reading group
    1.30pm-3pm - second in each month.
  • IT Buddy
    3pm-5pm, weekly. Get technical advice from our IT buddy. Sessions must be booked in advance, by contacting the library.


  • Lego club
    10am - 11am, weekly. Duplo also available.

Where to find the library

Leave the M53 at Junction 9 and follow the signs for the town centre.

After a mile turn left at the traffic lights into Civic Way (just before the Civic Hall) and the library is on the right hand side, opposite the bus station.

Public transport
The library is opposite Ellesmere Port bus station. 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.

Pay and display parking facilities are available next to the library.

Disabled parking:
Disabled parking is available adjacent to the library.

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