Changes to library opening times during the festive period

15 December 2015

There will be changes to Cheshire West and Chester Council’s libraries opening times during the festive period.

All libraries will close at 1pm on Thursday, 24 December and will remain closed for the bank holidays on Friday, 25, Saturday 26 and Monday 28 December.

In the period between Christmas and New Year, six libraries will be available for library customers – Chester, Ellesmere Port, Frodsham, Neston, Northwich and Winsford will be fully open on Tuesday 29, Wednesday, 30 and Thursday, 31 December.  All other libraries will remain closed.
These six libraries will close at 5pm on Thursday, 31 December and will remain closed for the 1 January bank holiday.

Councillor Louise Gittins, Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing, said: “Six of our libraries across the authority will be open as usual during the festive period but don’t forget that you can search, reserve and renew items on-line, at any time of the day or night, on the Council website.

“You can also find out more about the wide range of eResources available.  A 24 hour telephone line for renewals is available too, by calling 0845 148 0 148.” In addition, in Chester, Ellesmere Port, Northwich and Winsford libraries on Tuesday 29, Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 December there will be staff from the Council’s Customer Services Team offering basic information and a selection of services.

All libraries will open as usual on Saturday, 2 January 2016, except Hoole, which will open on Monday, 4 January. 

For more information visit  You can also follow Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Libraries Service on Facebook or Twitter.

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