Stoke Library

Inside shot of Stoke Library

Stoke Library is in the Stoke Local Centre. Car parking is available within two minutes' walk of the library.

Services provided:

  • Job clubs - Get help with searching and applying for jobs
  • a children’s area with computers and story bears area,
  • a teenage area with study table and soft seating,
  • soft seating for customers to use when reading newspapers and magazines, or when waiting for a computer,
  • two 15 minute quick computers for checking emails
  • Free access to Wi-Fi
  • 16 computers available to book. 
  • ICT suite, which is available to book for courses for education groups and organisations to run courses for the local community
  • outside book return unit to use 24/7 for all borrowed items.

Opening times:
Monday: 8.45am - 6pm
Tuesday: 8.45am - 6pm
Wednesday: 8.45am - 6pm 
Thursday: 8.45am - 5pm
Friday: 8.45am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed

Stoke Library
Stoke Local Centre
South Wolfe Street

Tel: 01782 238446
Fax: 01782 238449

Getting to Stoke Library
By road:
From M6 exit 15 or 16 take A500 to Stoke-on-Trent. Follow signs for Stoke. Click here for a map showing the location of Stoke Library.

By rail: Stoke-on-Trent station is 5 minutes' walk from the library. Taxis are available from the station.

Stoke Local Centre has been built with many energy saving features including:

  • sedum roof to improve thermal performance, oxygen levels and air quality,
  • sun pipes to give the library natural daylight,
  • solar panels to collect energy used to heat the water,
  • rainwater which will be collected from the roof and used in the centre,
  • heat pumps which will use the earth’s natural constant temperature to give heating and hot water, and
  • wind catchers to help provide fresh air.

Many recycled materials were used to build the centre, including:

  • aluminium curtain walling,
  • ceiling tiles using a high percentage of recycled material,
  • ceramic tiles bought from a local factory,
  • the wood for the doors and the timber decking was from a sustainable source, and
  • library book shelving made from 25% recycled metal.