Altrincham Library

20 Stamford New Road
Altrincham
WA14 1EJ
Email: altrincham.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening times

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Altrincham Opening
Day Opening Times 

Monday

10am - 5pm

Tuesday

10am - 5pm

Wednesday

10am - 7pm

Thursday

10am - 5pm

Friday

10am - 5pm

Saturday

10am - 4pm

Forensic Fingerprint Workshop

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Altrincham Library Saturday 11 March, 11am-1pm - suitable for children aged 9-13.

Celebrate British Science Week and join us for an exciting hands-on forensics workshop with Complete Forensics about the fascinating world of fingerprints. How are fingerprints made? How are they used to help criminal investigations? Have a go at finding your own fingerprint patterns and recovering them from different surfaces.

No need to book, just turn up.

For more information contact 0161 921 3189 or libraries@trafford.gov.uk

David Hewitt author talk

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Hear author David Hewitt talk about his new book 'Joseph, 1917'.

Altrincham Library Wednesday 29th March, 2pm

Tickets are free. Book through Eventbrite, or contact 0161 912 3189 or email libraries@trafford.gov.uk.

What's on

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  • Readers' Group - meets on 1st Tuesday of the month at 11am. Please see our Readers' Groups page for further details.
  • Readers' Group - meets one Wednesday a month at 7pm. Please see our Readers' Groups page for further details. 
  • Displays.
  • Rhyme time for under 5s every Friday at 2pm.
  • Story time every Thursday at 11am.  
  • Welfare Rights - every Thursday 10 - 1pm.

Stock available

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Altrincham Library has the following items available for loan:

For adults: 

  • Hardback and paperback fiction, including bestsellers and contemporary novels.
  • Non-fiction books ranging from popular interest topics to more academic subjects, in some cases up to AS and A level.
  • Main reference library for Trafford.
  • Large print books
  • DVDs; Talking Books on cassette and CD; Playaway digital (MP3) audio books; foreign language tapes and CDs.

For 14+

A wide range of material chosen to appeal to this age group.

For children

Stories for all ages from the youngest up to 13+

  • Junior non-fiction
  • DVDs, Talking Books

Items which are not in stock at Altrincham Library but are available from another Trafford library can be requested free of charge.

Council services

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  • Environmental services
  • Housing benefit and Council Tax
  • Highways/traffic enquiries
  • Street lighting/cleaning
  • Disabled Parking Permits - Blue badge holders
  • Pest control
  • Waste disposal/recycling

Other services

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  • Free reservations for any item in stock or on order at any Trafford library
  • Newspapers and magazines.
  • Community information.
  • Computer facilities, including access to the Internet, are available to library members via People's Network PCs.
  • Wi-fi
  • Printing and scanning facilities.
  • Black and white and colour photocopying and laminating.
  • Community learning events.
  • A range of adaptive equipment for customers with disabilities - please ask staff for details.
  • A Library shop offering quality goods at affordable prices, including stationery, books, greeting cards and gift-wrap, educational wallcharts and workbooks and Readyspex reading glasses.
  • Sales of withdrawn stock. 

Accessibility

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  • Lift to first floor library
  • Toilet for disabled users on ground floor
  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users
  • CCTV reader

For more detailed information about the accessibility of Altrincham Library, please visit the DisabledGo website.