Urmston Library

Urmston Library
Unit 34
Golden Way
Urmston
M41 0NA
Email: urmston.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening times

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Urmston Library Opening Times
Day Opening Times 

 Monday

 10am - 5pm

 Tuesday

 10am - 7pm

 Wednesday

 10am - 5pm

 Thursday

 10am - 5pm

Friday

 10am - 7pm

 Saturday

 10am - 4pm

What's on

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Monday

  • Knitting and Sewing group meets every Monday 1.30 - 3.30pm to learn new stitches, swap patterns and chat about knitting and sewing.
  • Basic IT one to one advice sessions for tablets, smartphones, laptops and PCs. 10am-12noon. Contact the library to book an appointment.

Tuesday

  • Colouring group for adults.. The group meets every Tuesday, 2.30-4.00pm. Why not join the fun, come along to relax, colour and chat.
  • Chatterbooks -  Group 1,first Tuesday of each month at 4.00-4.45pm for 7-10 year olds. Group 2, first Tuesday of the month at 4.30-5.15pm for 10-12 year olds.
  • Rhymetime ages 0-5 years, 1.30pm.
  • Kiddiewinks at Urmston Library 10.30-11.20am  - contact Kate on 07870 625 513 for details and to reserve a place.
  • Babywinks at 11.30am-12noon - contact Kate on 07870 625 513 for details and to reserve a place.
  • Self Help Services, 1.30-3.30pm
  • Purple Buttercup pottery painting and craft activites 2-5.30pm - contact Jan on 07789990057 or Lee on 07810898582.

Wednesday

  • Storytime for under 5s every Wednesday at 2.15pm.
  • Crochet Group for adults every Wednesday 1-3pm. Come and join us for chat and support. These are free drop in sessions with a small charge for refreshments. Contact Barbara, 07747 844749 or Chris, 07896 521760 for further details.

Thursday

  • Welfare Rights sessions every Thursday afternoon - appointment only.
  • Thursday morning  - Basic IT one to one advice sessions for tablets, smartphones, laptops and PCs. Contact the library to book an appointment.
  • Rhymetime 1.30pm for 0 - 5yrs.
  • Little Groovers - 10am & 11am - contact Liz on 07973 875 168 for details.
  • Afternoon Reading Group - 1st Thursday of each month 2pm-3pm.
  • Chatterbooks Group 3 - first Thursday of the month, 4.00-4.45pm, for 7-10 year olds.

Friday

  • Urmston Baby Club up to 12 months only (or until walking). 10am-11am term time only, £1 charge. Please contact the Children's Centre on 0161 912 2122 for further details.
  • Rhymetime 11am for under fives
  • Crimetime Reading Group 2pm-3pm last Friday of each month.
  • Spanish for 0-5 years olds, 1.45-2.45pm, for information about charges and other details visit the Lingotot website or the Lingotot Facebook page
  • Urmston Evening reading Group - 6pm-7pm meets last Friday of each month.

Saturday

  • Creative Writing Group meets on the third Saturday of each month, 1-3.45pm.
  • Saturday morning - Basic IT one to one advice sessions for tablets, smartphones, laptops and PCs. 10am-12noon. Contact the library to book an appointment.
  • Saturday afternoon - code club for 7-11 year olds. Contact the library for details of the next available course.
  • Lingotots Spanish for 0-4 year olds, 10.20-11.20am, contact Ashley on 07826065542.
  • Lingotots Spanish for 5-11 year olds, 11.20am-12.20pm, contact Ashley on 07826065542.
  • Lingotots Mandarin for 0-11 year olds, 10.30-11.30am, contact Ashley on 07526065542.

Other regular events:

  • Coffee Mornings.
  • Holiday craft sessions for 4-8 year olds.

MP surgery once a month by appointment. Telephone 0161 749 9120 to make an appointment.

Trafford Community College - various course are held. Book directly with the community college, 0161 886 7443.

Stock available

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Urmston 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.
  • Large print books.
  • Talking Books on cassette, CD and 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.
  • Talking Books.

Items which are not in stock at Urmston 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/Council tax service
  • Street lighting/cleaning
  • Disabled Parking badges
  • 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.
  • 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 books, greeting cards, educational wallcharts and workbooks, Readyspex reading glasses.
  • Sales of withdrawn stock.
  • Large exhibition space which can be divided into three separate rooms (bookings made through Community Lettings).

Accessibility

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All services on first floor level. Lift and escalator available.

  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users.
  • Toilet for disabled users and baby change facilities.
  • Hearing loop system.
  • Secure parking in nearby car park.
  • Bus stop outside the library.

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