Timperley Library

Timperley Library re-opens today, Monday 13 November. However there are only limited services available at present. Books can be borrowed and returned at the self-issue machine but we are unable to renew books or place reservations at the library. Rhymetimes/ storytimes and other activies will continue as usual.

The temporary library address is:
Riddings Community Centre
121 Park Road
WA15 6QQ.

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.

Opening times

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Timperley Opening Times
DayOpening Times


10am - 5pm


10am - 5pm




10am - 7pm


10am - 5pm


10am - 4pm

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 1.45-3.00pm. Please see our Readers' Groups page for further details. The group is meeting at the Larkhill Centre on Thornley Lane, Timperley while Timperley Library is in temporary accommodation.

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.