About Chickerell Library

Chickerell Community Library started in 2013 after the county was going to close it along with 19 others. Volunteers got together and saved it. The county provides the system and equipment but the volunteers run the library.


On Thursday 7th December the mayor of Chickerell will switch on the lights on the Christmas tree. This will be followed by carol singing led by the Brass Tacks band and the Rising Stars choir from Chickerell Primary Academy. There will be refreshments served in the library afterwards. Everyone is welcome and we look forward to [...]

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A date for your diaries, the Christmas tree lights will be switched on at 5pm Thursday 7th December by the Mayor of Chickerell. There will be carols and refreshments afterwards. More details to follow.

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You will, no doubt, be aware that we have suffered quite a lot of anti social behaviour over the last month or so. A new CCTV system has been installed by Chickerell Town Council and we have had the WiFi switched off outside of our opening times. These measures should help deter any future problems. [...]

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Our next coffee morning will be on the 4th November from 10 til 12. Some of the children that completed the Summer Reading Challenge will be receiving their certificates and the winner of the Colour a Wellie Boot competition will be claiming the prize. Do come along and meet them.


You will, no doubt, have noticed that a defibrillator has been fitted to the front wall of the library. It does stand out doesn't it! This is part of a community project and has been sponsored by the Spirit of Chickerell. The Town Council is hosting awareness events working with Medisave on the22nd August at [...]

Summer reading challenge.

Now the schools have broken up for the summer, the reading challenge is getting underway and we have signed up quite a few children already. But, of course, the more the merrier. Look forward to seeing you all at the library soon. Just to remind you they have to read 6 books during the holiday to get [...]

July1st, Tea Party in Peto Garden 10am-noon.

We are holding a tea party in the Peto Garden on Saturday 1st July 10am til noon. Teas, coffee and cakes, all welcome. This marks the start of the Summer Reading Challenge, you can find the details at the library. Everyone welcome. Enjoy a chat with refreshment and find out about the challenge at the [...]

The Latest Completed Jigsaw

This was a  pleasure to do even though it is one piece short! You are challenged to notice where it is! Thanks to Sue N for the photo.    

Coffee Morning Saturday 3rd June.

Coffee Morning Saturday 3rd June. 10am - noon. All welcome.

Coffee morning this Saturday.

Coffee morning May 6th 10am - noon. Pop in and you can also pick up these now available items:- Copies of the entry booklet for the Spirit of Chickerell Annual Show. Copies of the first edition of a new Chickerell Council Newsletter.