Stretford Library


M32 8AP

Opening hours

Opening hours
DayStaffed hours
Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 7pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm

What's on

  • Storytime for under 5s, every Wednesday at 11:00am. No booking required.
  • Rhymetime, two sessions every Friday at 10:30am and 11:15am. No booking required.

  • Little Reads with Manchester Literature Festival
    Join Miriam once a month for a fun, interactive workshop using drama, dance, songs, play and craft to explore children’s picture books. The sessions are most suitable for children aged 2 to 6 but all the family is welcome. Don’t forget your favourite cuddly toy. No need to book, just turn up. 11am 2nd Thursday of the month.

Stock available

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

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

Stretford 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

Community meeting rooms

We have three community meeting rooms. These are free to hire for any non-profit making organisations/individuals.

  • Room 1 - accommodates up to 12 people
  • Room 2 - ideal for one to one sessions but will accommodate up to four people
  • Room 3 - accommodates up to six people

There is also a community kitchen available to anyone using these rooms. Call 0161 912 3189 to book a room, or for further information.

Other services

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  • Sales of withdrawn stock


  • Ramp to library entrance
  • Automatic door entry
  • Computer facilities accessible for wheelchair users
  • Loop system
  • Toilet for disabled users located in the foyer
  • Disabled parking spaces outside the library