Christmas and New Year Opening Hours


All County Council managed libraries are closed:

  • from Sunday 25 to Wednesday 28 December
  • Sunday 1 and Monday 2 January
Library opening hours
Day Opening hours
Monday 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 5pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 3pm
Sunday Closed

Telephone 0300 555 8171 for Stratford-upon-Avon Library information (depending on your call package, charges may apply). Phone lines are open:

  • Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm
  • Friday 9am to 4.30pm

All County Council managed libraries are closed on bank holidays.

Location

12 Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6PZ

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What we offer
Children’s and young adult groups and activities

Book in advance at Eventbrite - places are limited.

  • Chess Club - for children aged 4-11. Drop in, no need to book
  • Lego Club – imaginative, creative Lego sessions for primary school aged children
  • Let's Make - explore and experiment with innovative and creative technology.  Currently unavailable
  • Rhyme Time – songs and rhymes for 0 to 2-year-olds and parents and carers
  • Sensory Libraries - for children/young people with additional needs. Free but booking essential. For ages 2-10 and ages 11 and over
  • Story Stomp – fun session for 2 to 4-year-olds and their parents and carers to follow on from Rhyme Time

Eventbrite for Stratford Library groups and events information. 

Other groups and activities
  • IT Help - get help using a computer or your own device
  • Local Interest Coffee Mornings - with refreshments, a talk and discussion. Relax, meet new people, browse our local history resources, and maybe learn something new.  No need to book, just drop in
  • Shakespeare for All - join experts from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust as they read through Shakespeare’s Complete Works.  Read, or simply sit back and listen.   Drop in, no need to book
  • Stratford Library Reading Group - 2nd Thursday of the month, 3pm to 4pm

Eventbrite for Stratford Library groups and events information. 

Registration service

Births, deaths and notice of marriage by appointment only.

Latest information and how to make a booking

Safe Place

Stratford Library is a Safe Place where you can go to get help if you feel unsafe or at risk when you are out and about.

We will help you contact your support worker, family member, carer or the police. You will know it’s a Safe Place as it will have a sticker in the window.

For more information visit the Safe Places page.

Disability access

Disabled access features – DisabledGo has a detailed access guide, showing a graphical summary of the venue’s accessibility using access icons and detailed information of the key features of the venue.

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