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Upton Library

Upton 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.

Wealstone Lane, Upton, Chester, CH2 1HB

  • Telephone: 01244 973700
  • Upton Library now has a hearing loop

Opening hours

  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9.30am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
  • Tuesday and Friday: 9.30am - 1pm, 2pm - 7pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am - 1pm



  • Free WiFi – simply login with your library card number and PIN/password

Regular activities


  • Rhymetime: 2.15 - 2.45pm,weekly (term time only)


  • Scrabble Club: 10am - 12pm, fortnightly (alternates with Rummikub)
  • Rummikub: 10am - 12pm, fortnightly (alternates with Scrabble)
  • Not a Reading Group: 2.15pm - 3.15pm, last Wednesday in the month


  • Baby explorers: 10am - 11.30am , weekly. The sessions are aimed at new parents with babies aged 0-6 months. A chance for babies to explore their surroundings using sensory toys and for new parents to meet and chat (term time only, launches Thursday 25 January).
  • Knit and Natter: 10.30am - 11.30am, weekly
  • Poetry sharing: 2.15pm - 3.15pm, first Thursday of the month. No prior reading necessary. All welcome.


  • Storytime: 2.15 - 2.45pm, weekly (term time only)
  • A Cache of Crocheters: 5.45pm - 6.45pm, weekly. Crochet club for adults. All welcome.


  • Lego and mega bloks club: 10am - 12pm, fortnightly (starting 14 January 2023)
  • Children's board games: 10am - 12pm, fortnightly (starting 21 January 2023)

Where is the library? How do I get there?


Upton is a busy and popular library situated to the north of Chester City centre. It is located on Wealstone Lane next to Dorin Park School and Upton Village Surgery.

Public transport

The number 26 stagecoach stops four times a day at the War Memorial on Mill Lane, from where it is a short walk to the library.


Own car park.

Disabled parking

There are two spaces available.