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Malpas Library

Please note: Malpas Library will remain closed until further notice. However, our other libraries have now reopened for browsing and pre-booked computer access. Revised opening hours can be found on the individual library pages.

Every Tuesday from 4pm - 6pm our mobile library will visit the Bishop Heber High School car park. You can return and borrow items on-board one household at a time. Test and trace data will be collected and social distancing guidelines are in place. Face coverings should be worn unless exempt.

Our order and collect service will still be available from selected libraries.

Holds have now resumed and loan periods have been extended until 31 August for Malpas Library. Overdue charges have been suspended during this period. Our libraries are now fine-free for children aged 0 to 12 years so they will no longer be charged for any overdue items.

Bishop Heber High School, Malpas, SY14 8JD


Online groups and activities

We are now offering regular online activities, which are available via Zoom (details can be requested using our enquiry form). These activities include:

  • Craft and chat group
  • Not a reading group
  • Reading friends book club

Where is the library? How do I get there?

Malpas Dual Use Library is situated within the Bishop Heber High School. To reach the library leave the A41 at Hampton Heath and travel for two miles along the B5069. The school is at the top of the hill as you approach the village.

Public transport
The Council runs a regular bus service between Chester and Whitchurch calling at many local villages including Malpas. The nearest bus stop is approx. 200 yards from the library.

  • Service 41, 41A Helms and GHA Chester - Malpas/Whitchurch

Please visit the Bus Service Timetables directory to view timetables for these services or plan your journey with Transport Direct below. You can also call Cheshire Traveline on 0871 200 22 33, 8am - 8pm, for further information.

Parking space is limited especially during school hours.

Disabled parking
There are two disabled parking spaces near the library, a ramp for easy access and one disabled toilet.

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