We have lots of Christmas themed events in the next few weeks.
Christmas and New Year closure
Apart from Altrincham and Urmston all libraries will close at 3pm on Friday 23 December and will reopen on Tuesday 3 January. Altrincham and Urmston libraries will be open on Wednesday 28, Thursday 29 and Friday 30 December from 10am to 5pm.
Locations and opening times for all our local libraries.
Find out how to join the library.
Free high-speed internet access is available in all our local libraries
Full list of charges for services available in our libraries.
If you want to trace your family history our Local Studies Centre is the place to start.
We have toy libraries based at Coppice Avenue and Stretford libraries. There is a charge of 50p per toy.
If you cannot access our libraries, our Home Library Service may be able to help.
The Talking Book Service is a free postal service for those who enjoy books but have difficulty seeing or holding them.
Save time and renew a book online.
Items in stock or on order can be reserved free of charge.
Bookstart encourages parents and carers nationwide to enjoy books with their children from as early an age as possible.
Details of all our Rhymetimes and Storytimes.
We offer a variety of services for children, from books to story times to rhyme times and Chatterbooks reading groups.
See what our Readers' Groups are reading in the next month
Find out how to make stock suggestions.
Looking for information? Search our online resources.
From afternoon talks to readers groups, there is always something happening in our libraries.
Looking for a particular book? Search our stock using our online catalogue.
Search our e-book, e-audio book, e-magazine and e-comic collections.
Learn more and apply to join our team of volunteers.
Useful websites & links