Woodsend Library

Woodsend Library
Woodsend Road
Flixton
M41 8GN
Email: urmston.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening times

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Woodsend Library Opening Times
Day Opening TimesStaffed Times 

Monday

9am - 5pm

2pm - 5pm

Tuesday

9am - 5pm

10am - 1pm

Wednesday

9am - 5pm

 

Thursday

9am - 5pm

2pm - 5pm

Friday

9am - 5pm

2pm - 5pm

Saturday

10am - 1pm

 

Staffed Times 

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The library is now open Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm and Saturday 10am - 1pm. The library will be staffed from 2pm - 5pm Monday, Thursday, Friday and 10am - 1pm on Tuesday.

Open+ Access

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Woodsend Library has open+ technology installed to enable the opening hours of the library to be maintained with reduced staffing. If you require this type of access you can call in at any library, or ring our Contact Centre on 912 3189.

What's on

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  • Floristry every other Monday 1.30 - 3.30pm
  • Beadwork Club every Tuesday 1.30 - 3.30pm  
  • Rhymetime sessions for 0 to 5 year olds on Tuesday mornings 11.15 - 11.45 am and Friday afternoons 2.15 - 2.45pm
  • A Readers' Group meets every 3rd Monday of the month 2.00 - 3.30pm. Please see our Readers' Groups  page for further details. 
  • Local History Group meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month 10.00 - 12.00
  • Chinese painting - every Friday morning 10.30 - 12noon
  • Pins & needles group meet every Friday afternoon 1.30 - 3.00pm. Everything from sewing, crochet, knitting and cross stitch. Come along and share your ideas, patterns and learn new stitches

Stock available

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Woodsend 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 Woodsend Library but are available from another Trafford library can be requested free of charge.

Council services

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These services are available during staffed hours.

  • Environmental services
  • Highways/traffic enquiries
  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax
  • Disabled Parking Permits/Blue Badge scheme
  • Pest control
  • Waste disposal/recycling
  • Street lighting/cleansing

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

Accessibility

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  • Ramp to library entrance
  • Automatic door entry
  • Disabled access parking available
  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users
  • Toilet for disabled users

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