Altrincham Library


2 Pott Street
WA14 1AH


Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening hours

DayOpen+ hoursStaffed hours


9am - 8:30pm

10am - 5pm


9am - 8:30pm

10am - 5pm


9am - 8:30pm

10am - 7pm


9am - 8:30pm

10am - 5pm


9am - 8:30pm

10am - 5pm


10am - 4pm

10am - 4pm

Staffed times

The library is staffed for the core hours of 10am - 5pm Monday to Friday, late night 10am - 7pm Wednesday and 10am - 4pm on Saturdays. You can access the library outside these hours via Open+ see below for details.

Open+ access

Altrincham Library has Open+ technology installed to enable the opening hours of the library to be extended beyond the hours that staff are pressent. If you would like to access the library outside staffed times please call in at any library, or ring our Contact Centre on 0161 912 3189 and ask about Open+ access to selected libraries.

Meeting rooms

Altrincham Library has three meeting rooms available to hire. The rooms are flexible and can be booked in any combination - one room, two rooms or all three rooms. For further details see our Altrincham meeting rooms page.

Stock available

We have a large selection of eBooks and eAudio available from Borrowbox. Items which are not in stock at Altrincham Library but are available from another Trafford library can be requested free of charge.

Altrincham 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 CD

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 on CD

Other services

  • Free reservations for any item in stock or on order at any Trafford library
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Tourist information
  • Computer facilities, including access to the Internet, are available to library members via People's Network PCs. One PC adapted for use by customers with disabilities
  • Wi-fi
  • Printing and scanning facilities
  • Black and white and colour photocopying
  • Tech and Talk for help and advice with technology


  • Toilet for disabled users
  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users


Short term parking is available on Market Street where charges apply. There are also a number of disabled bays outside the library on Market Street.