Stockton Heath Library

The library offers a wide selection of books for all ages and abilities as well as a host of other activities. Membership is FREE and lasts as a lifetime. Our friendly and welcoming staff are always pleased to see you.

Stockton Heath Library is open:-
Monday: 10.00am-5.00pm
Tuesday: 10.00am-6.00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10.00am-6.00pm
Friday: 10.00am-5.00pm
Saturday: 9.30am-1.00pm
Sunday: Closed

You can find the following activities for the young:

Storytime— Every Tuesday morning 11-11:30am for pre-schoolers (term time only). All children love stories so come along to our wonderful sessions and share the joy of hearing stories read aloud.

Children’s craft activities —At least one FREE craft session is held during each of the school holidays. These are drop-in sessions and aimed at children 3-11 years old. (See Library for more details nearer each holiday)

The Library offers a wide range of activities for adults including:

Writing Group— Our group of talented writers meet on the last Thursday of every month 6-8pm in the library. Come along , share your experiences and join in the discussions with fellow budding authors.

SWISH—Stockton Heath Library is fortunate to have an active Friends group who offer a whole host of activities in the evenings. They have monthly Film Nights that offer a wide range of films which delight audiences of all ages. The monthly Board Games Nights are increasingly popular and enjoyed by all who attend.

Library Reading Group–Come along to our Weekly Reading Group at the Library, every Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30pm. Reading Friends is a new kind of weekly reading group that brings people together in a relaxed and social atmosphere, to read, have a cup of tea and chat.

Did you know :

-you can access the following websites FREE of charge just by using your library card?

LiveWire Libraries subscribe to a number of useful websites that you can access from home using your LiveWire library card and PIN. Just go to the LiveWire website and click on the link for 24/7 library.
Credo – This is a worldwide online reference service that is useful for doing any research. A subject can be refined using topic pages.
Britannica Library – This is an online version of the encyclopaedia. Divided into three categories: junior/student/adult. It is a fountain of knowledge for all ages.
Theory Test Pro – To access this website at home, you will need an email address and password. This is a realistic online simulation of UK’s driving theory for all vehicles.

These websites can be accessed by following the links from the LiveWire home page: –

Learn my way – This website is a free online course for beginners, helping develop digital skills to make the most of the online world.
BBC Webwise – Introduces a range of video and written guides to help get connected and develop online skills to make the most of your mobile/tablet/computer or interactive TV.
Alison – Provides free online courses with certificates for basic and essential workplace skills.

The following websites can be accessed for FREE but only from a library computer.

Computers in the library are free for the first 60 minutes, all you need is your library card.

Which – An independent online consumer product guide. The advice helps people make informed decisions.
Ancestry—Researching your family history using census data.

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