Manchester Libraries are part of a collaborative partnership of council library services across Greater Manchester. Along with Manchester Libraries, this includes Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

This report shares some examples of the work we have been doing together.
From sharing e-lending resources to provide more choice for residents, to supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses to help their businesses succeed and making our libraries more inclusive, welcoming spaces for everyone.

You can read more about what we have been doing here.

Details of Greater Manchester Libraries April 2021 to March 2022 statistics from their 133 libraries.

You can see from these figures that our services continue to be very popular. Whether you visit one of our libraries or prefer to access our wide range of e-books, magazines, newspapers, support and information online, we have something for everyone.