Urmston Library

Urmston Library
Unit 34
Golden Way
M41 0NA
Email: urmston.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening hours

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Urmston Library is now open. Our opening hours are 10am-5pm, Monday to Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday. 

The library is open for book browsing and borrowing or books can be requested in advance and collected from Urmston Library. Please see our Order and Collect page for further details.

Urmston Library Opening Times
Day Opening 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.

  • Chair Yoga - join us for a gentle exercise class aimed at people looking to be more active. Suitable for all abilities and no previous experience of yoga needed. There is a £2 charge per session payable at the library counter on the day. Monday 1.30-2pm and Friday 11-11.30am.
  • Knitting group - every Monday at 1pm.
  • Colouring group - every Tuesday afternoon, 1-3pm.
  • Storytime for under 5s every Wednesday at 2.15pm.
  • Crochet Group for adults every Wednesday 1-3pm. Come and join us for chat and support. These are free drop in sessions with a small charge for refreshments.
  • Coffee morning - last Thursday of the month 10.30am-12.30pm 
  • Chatterbooks - book club for 7-10 year olds, meets on the first Tuesday of the month, 4-4.45pm.
  • Rhymetime - for under 5s, every Tuesday and Thursday at 1.30pm and every Friday at 11am.
  • Storytime - for under 5s every Wednesday at 2.15pm.
  • Creative Writing Group meets on the third Saturday of each month, 1-3.45pm.

Family LEGO® Brick Building Club

2-3pm, Saturday 27 April, Saturday 25 May, Saturday 22 June, Saturday 20 July, Saturday 17 August, Saturday 28 September. Be creative, learn new skills and have fun at our new LEGO® Brick Building Club. 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.

MP surgery

 Once a month by appointment. Telephone 0161 749 9120 to make an appointment.

Reading Groups

  • Page Turners - fourth Tuesday of each month, 5.45-6.55pm
  • Afternoon group - first Thursday of each month, 2-3pm
  • Crimetime Reading Group - last Friday of each month, 2-3pm
  • Evening group - last Friday of each month, 6-7pm

Stock available

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

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

Urmston 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

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.
  • Newspapers and 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.
  • Colour photocopying.
  • Community learning events.
  • A range of adaptive equipment for customers with disabilities - please ask staff for details
  • A Library shop offering quality goods at affordable prices, including books, greeting cards, educational wallcharts and workbooks, Readyspex reading glasses.
  • Sales of withdrawn stock.
  • Large exhibition space which can be divided into three separate rooms (bookings made through Community Lettings).


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All services on first floor level. Lift and escalator available.

  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users.
  • Toilet for disabled users and baby change facilities.
  • Hearing loop system.
  • Secure parking in nearby car park.
  • Bus stop outside the library.