Library Budget Consultation
The consultation will be in two phases, the first phase closed on 12 December. Feedback from this first phase will now be used to develop proposals.
These will then be consulted on during the second phase which will be from January – March 2015 – exact dates have yet to be set but it will be a further six week consultation period.
Christmas and New Year
Altrincham and Urmston Libraries will be closed on Thursday 25 December, Friday 26 December and Thursday 1 January. All other libraries will close at 3pm on 24 December and reopen on Monday 5 January.
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.
Fines of 6p per day are being introduced for books taken out by children. Fines will apply to all overdue books taken out on and after 1 April 2014.
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, Davyhulme, and Lostock 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.
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
You can recommend stock if you cannot find the item you are looking for.
Looking for information? Search our online resources.