Community Activities

Supporting your wellbeing in the community…

The health and wellbeing agenda align with our organisational ambitions which sees us provide community activities from our two library venues in Silverdale and Clayton.  With the local community at the heart of our library service, we provide more than just books; Silverdale and Clayton libraries are a community hub for the local community to access with the main objective of reducing isolation and boosting wellbeing.

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Our community services and activities…

In addition to the traditional and extensive range of books, Silverdale and Clayton libraries also have the following services available:

  • Free computer access
  • Printing (black & white, colour, A4 & A3)
  • Free WiFi
  • Photocopying (black & white, colour, A4 & A3)
  • Community activities noticeboard
  • A safe space to read, meet or work
  • Signposting to local information
  • Room hire for meetings, activities and events
  • Audio books
  • A warm welcome!

There are various opportunities for clubs, activities, groups and events at Silverdale Library and Clayton Library.  We have hosted the following:

  • Baby yoga
  • Baby massage
  • Yoga
  • Macmillan Coffee Mornings
  • Silverdale on Screen
  • Tai-chi
  • Birdwatching
  • NHS Over-50 Health Checks
  • Lantern Making
  • War Hammer
  • Poetry Group
  • Book Clubs
  • Baby Bounce and Rhyme
  • Stop Smoking help
  • Knitting Groups
  • Lace Makers

As Community Managed Libraries, Silverdale and Clayton Libraries are operated day-to-day by a valued network of local volunteers.

With around 30 volunteers of all ages and experience across the two sites, the libraries are able to continue to operate and provide the unique services to the community.


What does the Library mean to you?...

Both Silverdale and Clayton Library have facilities available to hire.

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