Libraries Using libraries during COVID-19

Reopening, available services and restrictions

Extended opening times from Monday 21 June

Libraries are now able to offer more services and opening hours.

  • Abraham Moss - Current hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 9am to 5pm
  • Arcadia- Current hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday, Thurdsay and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Tuesday and Friday self service, Wednesday 1pm to 8pm
  • Avenue- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 4pm Thursday 10am to 6pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Thursday 1pm to 8pm 
  • Barlow Moor- Current hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4pm
  • Beswick- Current hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday to Wednesday 9am to 5pm, Thursday    1pm to 7pm, Saturday 9am to 4.30pm
  • Brooklands- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, Wednesday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 8pm
  • Burnage- Current hours: Monday and Wednesday 10am to 3pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday and Wednesday 10am to 4pm, Tuesday, Saturday 10am to 1pm 
  • Central Library- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday  9.30am to 4.30pm, Thursday 9.30am to 6pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday to Thursday 9am to 8pm, Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm
  • Chorlton- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 10am to 4pm, Thursday 10am to 6pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Thursday 9am to 8pm 
  • Didsbury- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm, Wednesday 10am to 6pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday 9am to 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday to Saturday 9am to 5pm
  • Fallowfield- Current hours: Monday and Wednesday 10am to 3pm, Saturday 11am to 2pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday and Wednesday 10am to 4pm    Tuesday closed, Thursday 2pm to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 1pm 
  • Forum- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm, Wednesday 10am to 6pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday to Wednesday and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Thursday 1pm to 8pm
  • Gorton- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 5pm, Tuesday 1pm to 8pm, Wednesday closed, Friday 2pm to 5pm    
  • Hulme- Current hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday and Friday self service, Tuesday and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Wednesday 9am to 8pm, Thursday 9am to 1pm     
  • Longsight- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm Wednesday 10am to 6pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday 9am to 8pm, Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Friday closed, reservations and renewals only
  • Miles Platting- Current hours: Wednesday 10am to 1pm Friday 2pm to 5pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Tuesday 10am to 4pm, Thursday 1pm to 7pm, Saturday 10am to 1pm
  • Moss Side Powerhouse Library - Current hours: Monday and Wednesday 10 am to 2pm  Saturday 12pm to 4pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday to Thursday 11am to 2pm and 3pm to 7pm, Saturday 12pm to 5pm
  • New Moston- Current hours: Wednesday 2pm to 5pm Friday 10am to 1pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday 1pm to 5pm, Tuesday, Wednesday 10am to 6pm, Saturday 2pm to 5pm 
  • Newton Heath- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday 1pm to 8pm, Tuesday 10am to 5pm, Wednesday 2pm to 5pm, Friday and Saturday 10am to 5pm
  • North City- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm, Wednesday 10am to 6pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday 1pm to 8pm, Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. 
  • Withington- Current hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 4pm, Thursday 10am to 6pm. From Monday 21 June 2021: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Tuesday 1pm to 8pm.

Northenden Library will remain closed.

Our digital resources

Please consider using any of the fantastic digital resources, including ebook and eaudiobook service - Borrowbox, and emagazine service - Libby by Overdrive. To use these services Join the library and use the number you are given, after downloading the Borrowbox app or Libby by Overdrive App.

Opening hours

Other ways to find out more about libraries

Books To Go

The Books To Go service for housebound people will continue to operate to existing customers

The freephone to contact Citizens Advice Manchester will also continue to be available to use at Chorlton Library, Didsbury Library, Gorton Library, Longsight Library, Newton Heath Library Wythenshawe Forum Library, as will the Citizens Advice video contact at Longsight Library.

Safety charter

Children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent, carer or older sibling.

 

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