Education

Activities Digipal
Tomorrow 9am; Sun 9am; Mon 9am; Tue 9am; Wed 9am; Thu 9am + more times

Help with one of the library team for basic IT and technology help, such as how to use an i-pad or using online resources.

Activities Digital Buddies
Meeting Room, The Kitchen

A digital support group run by Here and Now Chester, a Blacon-based social enterprise which is dedicated helping older people learn to use new technology.

Cinema Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical (PG)
Tomorrow 10.30am, 1pm, 3.30pm, 6pm; Sun 10.30am, 1pm, 3.30pm, 6pm; Mon 11am, 6pm + more times

1 hr 57 | AD | When Matilda’s parents send her to an oppressive school run by the awful Miss Trunchball, she dares to take a stand and to change her life with miraculous results

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Activities Newspapers on Microfilm
Tomorrow 1pm; Sun 1pm; Mon 1pm; Tue 1pm; Wed 1pm; Thu 1pm + more times
Reading Room

We have over 274 years’ worth of Cheshire newspapers on microfilm. Our collection starts at 1733 and ends at 2009.

Activities Shared Reading with The Reader
Meeting Room

A weekly shared reading group, bringing people together and stories and poems to life.

Cinema Bones and All (18)
Today 8.30pm; Tomorrow 8.30pm; Sun 8.30pm; Mon 2pm, 8.30pm; Tue 3pm, 8.30pm; Wed 2pm, 8.30pm + more times

2 hr 10 | AD | The unusual coming of age love story about a shy young woman with a secret and a disenfranchised drifter as they embark on a 3,000-mile trip.

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Activities The Friday Uplift Group
Meeting Room

A peer led confidence, health and well-being group that’s open to all.

Activities Chester and Borders Polish Society
Meeting Room

Open to anyone, at any level of linguistic ability, who is interested in the polish language and Poland’s culture.

Activities Write for Rights
Tomorrow 9.30am
The Kitchen

Join hundreds of thousands of Amnesty supporters around the world by taking part in our annual Write for Rights campaign and showing your solidarity for those enduring human rights abuses.

Activities Spanish Storytelling
Tomorrow 11am
Storytelling Room

Join Sofia from the library team for storytelling in Spanish. Suitable for children and families, all welcome.

Activities Family Christmas Crafts
Tomorrow 12pm; Sun 12pm + more times
The Den

Join us in the den to get Christmas crafting, there’ll be a different craft each weekend. All materials provided.

Activities Sci-Fi Reading Group
Tomorrow 2pm + more times
Meeting Room

A group for like-minded people who enjoy chatting about and reading Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Activities How The Grinch Stole Christmas (PG)
Tomorrow 2pm
Garret Theatre, Garret Bar

3 hrs | Join us for an immersive cinema experience as we transform Storyhouse’s Garret Theatre into Whoville for a special screening of How The Grinch Stole Christmas.

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On Stage The Snow Queen
Tomorrow 5pm; Sun 2pm, 5pm; Tue 7pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

Join us at Storyhouse for a magical experience for the whole family! Adventure to the mystical, frozen north in this…

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Activities Chester Boardgamers
Sun 1pm
Garret Bar

Come along and play new and traditional board and table top games in an informal sociable setting. Everyone welcome, suitable for all abilities.

Activities Storytime with PCSO Eva
Mon 10.30am
The Den

Join us in the library storytelling room for stories with Eva our local PCSO, suitable for young children and families.

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Activities The Pick ‘n’ Mix Book Group
Meeting Room

2-4pm, The Meeting Room. Free to attend. We are a friendly group of people who would welcome some new members….

Activities Chester LGBT+ Book Group
Meeting Room

We are an LGBT+ book group that welcomes anyone. We have been meeting in Chester for over 15 years and have members of all ages and backgrounds.

Cinema Elf (PG) – Christmas Flicks
Mon 8pm
The Kitchen

1 hr 33 | After discovering he is a human, Buddy – who was raised as an at the North Pole – decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.

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Activities Domestic Abuse Open Access Group
Meeting Room

Cheshire West and Chester Domestic Abuse Intervention and Prevention Service will be offering open access groups from Chester, Winsford and Ellesmere Port.