Woodsend Library

Woodsend Library
Woodsend Road
M41 8GN
Email: urmston.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening hours

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The library and Open+ will be closed on Wednesday 8th December for essential maintaince. We appologise for any inconvience this might cause.

Day Open+ hoursStaffed hours


9am - 5pm

2pm - 5pm


9am - 5pm

10am - 1pm





9am - 5pm

2pm - 5pm


9am - 5pm

2pm - 5pm


10am - 4pm


Open+ access

Woodsend Library has open+ technology installed to enable the opening hours of the library to be maintained with reduced staffing. If you require this type of access you can call in at any library, or ring our Contact Centre on 0161  912 3189.

What's on

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  • Woodsend Reader’s group - 3rd Monday every month. 
  • Local History group - Tuesdays 10am – 12pm
  • Beader’s group - Tuesdays 1:30-3:30pm with Patricia Wilson
  • Rhymetime - Tuesday 11:15am with Patricia O’Donnell
  • Painting group - 1st Friday of the month, 10am – 12pm with Gwen Broadhead 0161 747 7665
  • Knitting group - Fridays 2:00pm - 4:00pm with Patricia Wilson 

Stock available

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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 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

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

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

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
  • Community learning events
  • A range of adaptive equipment for customers with disabilities - please ask staff for details
  • Stamps and permit holders for sale
  • Sales of withdrawn stock


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  • Ramp to library entrance
  • Automatic door entry
  • Disabled access parking available
  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users
  • Toilet for disabled users