From Monday 17 May Boothstown Library, Irlam Library, Little Hulton Library and Winton Library will re-open for browsing and PC use. Height Library will re-open for browsing and PC use on Wednesday 19 May. Eccles Library, Broughton Library, Swinton Library, Pendleton Library and Walkden Library are already open for the same services.

The emphasis will continue to be on the safety of our customers and our staff, so there are still some necessary restrictions in place, including on the duration of your visit. We will be following government advice and applying strict safety measures, especially around social distancing, cleaning and hygiene, and we will be asking all customers to co-operate.

The opening hours for Boothstown Library and Winton Library will be:

  • Monday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.30pm
  • Thursday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.30pm
  • Saturday – 10.00am to 1.00pm

The opening hours for Irlam Library will be:

  • Monday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.00pm
  • Tuesday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.00pm
  • Thursday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.00pm
  • Saturday – 10.00am to 1.00pm

The opening hours for Little Hulton Library will be:

  • Monday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.30pm
  • Thursday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.30pm
  • Friday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.30pm
  • Saturday – 10.00am to 1.00pm

The opening hours for Height Library will be:

  • Wednesday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.30pm
  • Thursday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.30pm
  • Friday – 10.00am to 12.30 pm/1.30 to 5.30pm
  • Saturday – 10.00am to 1.00pm

Appointments are not needed at these libraries for browsing or IT use but for general enquiries please call:

  • Boothstown Library – 0161 799 6549
  • Height Library – 0161 921 2240
  • Irlam Library – 0161 775 3566
  • Little Hulton Library – 0161 790 4201
  • Winton Library – 0161 921 2180

The opening hours for Eccles Library, Pendleton Library and Walkden Library are:

  • Monday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Thursday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Friday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday – 10.00am to 1.00pm

The opening hours for Broughton Library are:

  • Monday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Thursday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Friday – 10.00am to 5.30pm

The opening hours for Swinton Library are:

  • Monday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Thursday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Friday – 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday – 9.00am to 12.00pm
Browsing

Call us to arrange to choose and borrow books from any of these libraries.

  • Call 0161 607 8237 to arrange your Browsing appointment at Eccles Library
  • Call 0161 686 5405 to arrange your Browsing appointment at Broughton Library
  • Call 0161 686 5421 to arrange your Browsing appointment at Pendleton Library
  • Call 0161 793 3736 to arrange your Browsing appointment at Swinton Library
  • Call 0161 607 6639 to arrange your Browsing appointment at Walkden Library

Find out more about the Browsing Appointments service at these libraries →

PC Appointments

Call us to book a 60-minute appointment to use a computer. We will explain new procedures, including cleaning the PCs. Staff will be on hand to ensure you are able to log on to a PC but will only be able to provide limited help because of social distancing requirements. Printing will be available at all libraries.

  • Call 0161 607 8237 to arrange your PC appointment at Eccles Library
  • Call 0161 686 5405 to arrange your PC appointment at Broughton Library
  • Call 0161 686 5421 to arrange your PC appointment at Pendleton Library
  • Call 0161 793 3736 to arrange your PC appointment at Swinton Library
  • Call 0161 607 6639 to arrange your PC appointment at Walkden Library

Find out more about our PC Appointments service →

Remember, if you are unable to get to a library, you can still access some of our other library services including Books@Home and BorrowBox.

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