Changes to library opening times during the Christmas period

Cheshire West and Chester Council’s libraries will be operating a revised service over the Christmas period.

Libraries will close at 1pm on Saturday 24 December 2022 until Tuesday 27 December.

Ellesmere Port, Frodsham, Neston, Sandiway, Upton and Winsford libraries will open as normal from 28 December to Saturday 31 December, close 2 January and re-open 3 January.

Our other libraries, except for those listed below will close throughout the festive period, re-opening 3 January.

  • Storyhouse will close Christmas Day and then open as follows during the festive period:
    24 December, 8am-9pm; 26 December, 10.30am-9pm; 27 December 9.30am-11pm; 28-30 December, normal opening hours; 31 December, 8am-9pm; 1 January, 10.30am -9pm; 2 January, 9.30am-11pm.
  • Malpas Library, based within a high school, will close at 7pm on 15 December and re-open 3 January.
  •  Tarporley Library, based within a high school will close at 7pm on 22 December and re-open January.
  • Hoole Library will close at 4pm on Thursday 22 December and re-open 5 January.
  • The Mobile Library will not undertake any routes week beginning 26 December through to 2 January.

During opening times libraries are part of the Council’s Warm, Welcoming Spaces network, providing a space for you to stay warm and safe. Come along and join the library for free and take advantage of the wide range of books, eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines eBooks and eAudiobooks | Cheshire West and Chester Council

There are also refreshments and free access to Wi-Fi as well as public computers and everyone is welcome to join in with library events and activities that are taking place.

Find out more and share the details with your friends and neighbours Warm, Welcoming Spaces | Cheshire West and Chester Council

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