Altrincham Library

2 Pott Street
WA14 1AH

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening times

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Altrincham Opening
Day Opening Times 


10am - 5pm


10am - 5pm


10am - 7pm


10am - 5pm


10am - 5pm


10am - 4pm

What's on

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  • Rhymetime for under 5s every Monday, 11-11.30am 
  • Readers' Group - Group 1 meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 11am. Please see our Readers' Groups page for further details.
  • Readers' Group - Group 2 meets on the first Wednesday a month at 7pm. Please see our Readers' Groups page for further details.
  • One to one tablet sessions, Wednesday morning 11am-12noon - book with staff at Altrincham Library
  • Rhymetime for under 5s every Friday at 2pm.
  • Storytime every Thursday at 11am.  
  • Welfare Rights - every Tuesday 10 - 1pm.
  • Family LEGO® Brick Building Club - 2-3pm, Saturday 23 March, Saturday 20 April, Saturday 18 May, Saturday 15 June. Be creative, learn new skills and have fun at our new drop in LEGO® Brick Building Clubs. For children aged 6-11 and their grown up(s)! We will also have Duplo® bricks available for younger children to join in the building fun.
  • Gentle Yoga – Thursdays 11–11.30am,  £2 per session

Meeting rooms

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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

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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

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.

Council services

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  • Environmental services
  • Housing benefit and Council Tax
  • Disabled Parking Permits - Blue badge holders
  • Pest control
  • Green recycling bags

Other services

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  • 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.


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

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


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The nearest car park to the library is on Regent Road (charges apply). Short term parking is also available on Market Street where charges apply. There are a number of disabled bays outside the library on Market Street.

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