Libraries in Manchester

With regular activities, one-off community events and access to the whole of Manchester’s extensive library catalogue, Manchester libraries sit at the heart of each community.

Home to Britain’s oldest library and the iconic Central Library, Manchester has always been a place for curiosity and learning. With many of our local libraries also offering weekly activities, special events and education and wellbeing sessions, there is always something for all ages to get involved in.

Additionally, alongside free wifi and computer access, we love that you can order any book, CD or DVD from the extensive Manchester Libraries’ catalogue and collect it at a library close to where you live.

Children play at Manchester Central Library
CFCCA at Manchester Central Library

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