Library Activities and Services
Scroll down to see the variety of activities available at Cheadle Community Library. Why not call in and talk with our library volunteers about your interests. Everyone is welcome. Tea and coffee making facilities are available for a nominal donation.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see the major local community events which we support.
Computers and IT Support
Computers are available for use in the library by members via a booking system. Access to the internet, and email accounts is available along with use of our installed programs. These include the LibreOffice Suite:
Writer (equivalent to Microsoft Word)
Calc (equivalent to Excel)
Impress (equivalent to PowerPoint)
Base (equivalent to Access)
Your files will not be kept on the library computers. It is advisable to bring a USB memory stick with you to save your information.
A printing, photocopying. and scanning service is also available. This facility is particularly popular with users of the computers to print out their work and local groups who want the odd colour poster printed and laminated.
An IT buddy service is available on Monday mornings by appointment . Contact the the front desk for info.
Meeting Room Hire
Storytelling for children
Children's story telling for children aged 4 to 8 is available on the first Saturday of the month at 10am on the ground floor of the library. Children must be accompanied by an adult
Lego club is for 5 years and over. It is a great activity to socialise and have fun after school. Available each Friday 3.45 to 4.30pm on the upper floor of the library.
(children need to be accompanied by an adult)
The Goblin Group meet on certain Saturday mornings in the library. The Role Playing Club is held on the upper floor and run by volunteer Craig Burton, and is aimed at young people aged 10 years and over.
Interested in researching your ancestry? Book an appointment with our ancestry support volunteer to save you time and start you along the right track.
Knit and Natter
A sociable way to enjoy your hobby whilst meeting others in a relaxed atmosphere. Free drop in session each Wednesday from 1.30 to 3pm in the main library area upstairs.
Baby Bounce and Rhyme
Free fun session for parents or grandparents with pre-school aged. Session is not available to official childminders. The session is held on the ground floor of the library each Thursday from 10.30 am to 11 am.
The library orders reading group book sets for various local book clubs including U3A Reading for Pleasure Groups. To find out more call in at the library. For the more adventurous why not start your own book club. We are here to help.
Book Launch and Author Talks
Book launches and talks by local authors such as Karen Mc Creedy.
Heritage and Arts
The library supports both local heritage via Cheadle Discovery Group and the annual Arts Festival.
The library supports various well being activities including Rethink (mental health group), Everyone Health (physical health charity), and Dove Bereavement services. An updated hearing loop system is installed in the library for the hard of hearing.