Woodsend Library


Woodsend Road
M41 8GN

Opening hours

Opening hours
DayOpen+ hoursStaffed hours
Monday 9am - 5:00pm 2pm - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5:00pm 10am - 1pm
Wednesday 9am - 5:00pm Unstaffed
Thursday 9am - 5:00pm 2pm - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5:00pm 2pm - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm Unstaffed

Staffed times

The library is staffed for a limited number of hours each week as indicated above. You can access the library at other times via Open+ see below for details.

Open+ access

Woodsend Library has Open+ technology installed to enable the opening hours of the library to be extended beyond the hours that staff are present. If you would like to access the library outside staffed times call in at any library, or ring our Contact Centre on 0161 912 3189 and ask about Open+ access to selected libraries.

What's on

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

Stock available

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

  • 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
  • Sales of withdrawn stock


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