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Ellesmere Port Library

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Opens: Friday 9:00am - 7:00pm


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
  • Sunday: Closed


Customer Service Centre

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

Home Library Service

The Home Library Service is available 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.

Registration Service

  • Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
  • Open Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, 9.30am - 12.30pm.
  • If you want to see the Registrar, please make an appointment by telephoning 0300 123 7037.

Work Zone

Situated on the first floor of the Library the Work Zone offers a range of services to support residents in identifying and developing their job hunting and employability skills, including a weekly job club and help with maths, English and IT skills. You need to be aged 19 or above to access this support. For further information telephone 0151 356 6667 or email


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


  • NAAFI Break Drop In
    11am - 1pm, second and fourth Thursday of every month. This is open to Veterans, Regulars or Reserves and their dependents, to come together in a relaxed social environment, pull up a sandbag and share similar experiences. It also offers front-line help where needed and direct access to support, advice, and guidance on topics like employment, debt, benefits, welfare, mental health difficulties, housing, homelessness, drug and alcohol problems, Welfare Poppy Breaks, health and wellbeing, peer support/advocacy and anything else that veterans feel they may be struggling with or benefit from. For more information email

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


  • Reading group
    1.30pm-3pm - second in each month.


  • 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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