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If you need library information or to renew your books outside of opening hours you can use the following options:

Renewing or reserving items online requires your library card number and PIN. Telephone renewals do not require a PIN. 

Opening hours can be found below.

Christmas and New Year opening hours

  • Saturday 22 December 2018: all libraries open as usual
  • Sunday 23 December: Storyhouse open as usual
  • Monday 24 December 2018 Storyhouse open until 5pm. All other libraries closed.
  • Tuesday 25 December 2018: Bank holiday, all libraries closed
  • Wednesday 26 December 2018: Bank Holiday. Storyhouse open 10am-4pm. All other libraries closed.
  • Thursday 27 December 2018: Storyhouse open 8.30am-7pm, Ellesmere Port, Neston, Northwich, Winsford open 9am-5pm. Frodsham open 9am – 4pm. All other libraries closed
  • Friday 28 December 2018: Storyhouse open 8.30am-7pm, Ellesmere Port, Neston, Northwich, Winsford open 9am-5pm. Frodsham open 9am – 4pm. All other libraries closed.
  • Saturday 29 December 2018: all libraries open as usual, except Hoole and Malpas which will be closed
  • Sunday 30 December 2018: Storyhouse open as usual.
  • Monday 31 December 2018: All libraries open as usual but will close at 5pm. Frodsham, Hoole and Malpas will be closed.
  • Tuesday 1 January 2019: Bank Holiday. All libraries closed
  • Wednesday 2 January 2019: All libraries open as usual, except Hoole Library which re-opens on 3 January 2019 and Malpas Library which re-opens on 8 January 2019

There will be staff from the Council’s Customer Services Team in Ellesmere Port Library and Wyvern House, Winsford on Thursday 27, Friday 28 and Monday 31 December offering basic information and a selection of services.

Barnton

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 2pm - 7pm
  • Closed
  • 2pm - 7pm
  • 10am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 2pm - 5pm
  • 10am - 1pm

Blacon

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 6pm
  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Chester

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 8.30am - 7pm
  • 8.30am - 7pm
  • 8.30am - 7pm
  • 8.30am - 7pm
  • 8.30am - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 6pm

Ellesmere
Port

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9am - 7pm
  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 7pm
  • 9am - 7pm
  • 9am - 1pm

Frodsham

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9am - 6pm
  • 9am - 6pm
  • 9am - 6pm
  • 9am - 6pm
  • 9am - 6pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Great
Boughton

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Helsby

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • Closed
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Hoole

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 2pm - 7pm
  • 2pm - 5pm
  • Closed
  • 2pm - 5pm
  • Closed
  • 10am - 1pm

Hope Farm

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 2pm - 7pm
  • 10am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • Closed
  • 2pm - 7pm
  • 10am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Lache

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • Closed
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Little
Sutton

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 10am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 1pm - 7pm
  • Closed
  • 10am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 1pm - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Malpas

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • Closed
  • 1.30pm - 7pm
  • Closed
  • 1.30pm - 7pm
  • Closed
  • Closed

Neston

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday 

Open

  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 7pm
  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Northwich

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 5pm
  • 9am - 7pm
  • 9am - 7pm
  • 9am - 1pm

Sandiway

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • Closed
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Tarporley

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 1.30pm - 7pm
  • Closed
  • Closed
  • 1.30pm - 7pm
  • Closed
  • Closed

Tarvin

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • Closed
  • 12noon - 7pm
  • Closed
  • 1.30pm - 5pm
  • Closed
  • Closed

Tattenhall

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 10am -1pm
  • 2pm - 5pm
  • Closed
  • 10am- 1pm
  • 2pm - 5pm
  • 10am -1pm

Upton

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Weaverham

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 5pm
  • Closed
  • 9.30am - 1pm, 2 - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

Wharton

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
  • 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
  • Closed
  • 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
  • 12noon - 5pm
  • 9am - 1pm

Winsford

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Open

  • 9.30am - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 7pm
  • 9.30am - 5pm
  • 9.30am - 1pm

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