Timperley Library

Timperley Library
405 Stockport Road
WA15 7XR
Email: timperley.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening times

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Timperley Opening Times
DayOpening Times
Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10am - 7pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm

Library Changes

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The Timperley Library site will be redeveloped to facilitate a GP surgery, a new smaller library and some residential accommodation.
The plans have now been approved by the Council's planning committee.The library will move into its temporary location within the next few months and then the building work can start.  More information will be available in the coming weeks.

What's on

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  • One to one computer sessions on Monday morning from 10am, book with library staff.
  • Story/Rhymetime for under 5s every Tuesday at 10.30am.
  • Rhymetime for under 5s Friday 2-2.30pm - rhymes followed by a short story.
  • A Readers' Group meets the 1st Monday of the month 2.15-3.30pm. Please see our Readers' Groups page for further details.

Stock available

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Timperley 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
  • Large print books
  • Talking Books on cassette and CD; 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
  • Talking Books

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

Council services

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  • Environmental services
  • Highways/traffic enquiries
  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax document verification
  • 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.
  • Reference and 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.
  • 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, Readyspex reading glasses and CD-ROMs.
  • Sales of withdrawn stock.
  • Exhibition area and meeting room for hire.
  • A well used 'swap a jigsaw' table.


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  • Automatic door entry
  • Four disabled access spaces available in car park to rear of library
  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users
  • Loop system
  • Lift
  • Toilet for disabled users
  • Free public car park at rear of Library
  • Baby change facilities

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