All library buildings are closed Thursday 24th – Monday 28th December and Friday 1st January – Sunday 3rd January.

Our library buildings may be closed over Christmas, but you can still access many of our services 247 including e-books and audio booksdaily newspapers and magazines, access 100’s of family story times and crafts and much more throughout the holiday.

The following libraries are open for borrowing books and computer use during the Christmas and New Year period –

Tuesday 29th December

  • Central/City Library 10-4pm
  • Avenue 10-3pm
  • Chorlton 10-3pm
  • Didsbury 10-3pm
  • Forum 10-3pm
  • Gorton 10-3pm
  • Longsight 10-3pm
  • Newton Heath 10-3pm
  • Withington 10-3pm

Wednesday 30th December

  • Central/City Library 10-4pm
  • Abraham Moss 11-4pm
  • Arcadia 10-3pm
  • Brooklands 10-1pm 2-4pm
  • Hulme 10-3pm
  • Miles Platting 10-1pm
  • New Moston 2-5pm
  • North City 10-3pm

Thursday 31 December – New Years Eve

  • Central/City Library 10-1pm
  • Avenue 10-1pm
  • Brooklands 10-1pm
  • Chorlton 10-1pm
  • Didsbury 10-1pm
  • Forum 10-1pm
  • Gorton 10-1pm
  • Longsight 10-1pm
  • Newton Heath 10-1pm
  • Withington 10-1pm

Monday 4th January

  • Central/City Library 10-4pm
  • Abraham Moss 11-4pm
  • Arcadia 10-3pm
  • Barlow Moor 9-3.45pm
  • Beswick 10-3pm
  • Brooklands 10-1pm 2-4pm
  • Burnage 10-3pm
  • Hulme 10-3pm
  • North City 10-3pm

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.