Old Trafford

Old Trafford Library at Limelight
1 St Brides Way
Old Trafford
M16 9NW
Email: oldtrafford.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Limelight services - Limelight is a community health and well-being hub based in the heart of Old Trafford.

Opening hours

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Old Trafford Library is now open. Our opening hours are Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm and Saturday 10am - 4pm.

You can access the libray for book browsing and borrowing, returns and to collect reserved items.

DayOpening hours


 10am - 5pm


 10am - 5pm


 10am - 5pm


 10am - 5pm


 10am - 5pm


 10am - 4pm

What's on

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Our events are not currently running.

  • Storytime/Rhymetime - every Monday and Wednesday, 10.30-11.15am
  • Readers Group on the last Thursday of each month 10am-12noon. Please see our Readers Group page for further details.
  • Community Police Surgery (once every Month)
  • Class visits by arrangement with library staff 
  • Crafty Knitters - weekly knitting group, every Friday 10.30-12noon.

Stock available

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We have a large selection of eBooks and eAudio available from Borrowbox.

Items which are not in stock at Old Trafford Library but are available from another Trafford library can be requested free of charge.

Old Trafford Library has the following stock 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 CD

For 14+

  • A wide range of materials 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

Council Services

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  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support
  • Council Tax
  • Blue Car Badges
  • Housing Options verification

Other services

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  • Free reservations for any item in stock or on order at any Trafford library
  • 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
  • Sales of withdrawn stock


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  • All services on ground level with automatic door entry
  • Disabled access parking available
  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users
  • Loop system
  • Toilet for disabled users.