Welcome to the jungle!

Picture of a child reading a book inside one of the new crawl through tunnels at the children's library.

Manchester Central Library opened their rawrsome new jungle themed Children's Library on Wednesday last week.

Give the gift of reading this Christmas

Manchester Central Library Development Trust have teamed up with Read Manchester to make a difference to children and young people in Manchester this Christmas.

Libraries to fully re-open after a long year

Manchester libraries are counting down the days to Monday, 19 July when they can finally return to offering a pre-pandemic service to all their customers.

Libraries across Manchester prepare to see an increase in hours

Manchester Libraries have worked through an incredibly busy time since the official reopening of its services on 12th April. However, it is expected that the popular service will see a further increase from today, 21 June, with the opening hours of libraries increasing and closing hours the same as pre-COVID.

Local businesses support Read Manchester campaign

Businesses from across the city have pledged their support for the Read Manchestercampaign at a breakfast event hosted by Sir Howard Bernstein, Chief Executive of Manchester City Council.

Inspirational adult learner wins national award

An adult learner from Manchester has proved she is one in a million by beating off competition from adult learners up and down the country to win a national award.

Central Library to form new development trust

A new charity will be formed to support additional activities of Manchester Central Library intended to complement and add value to Manchester City Council’s major ongoing commitment to core services.

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