Eccles Library and Broughton Library are open for Call and Collect Appointments and PC Appointments. Government regulations for libraries during lockdown do not permit Browsing or any other service.

The emphasis will continue to be on the safety of our customers and our staff,  so there are 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 Eccles Library will be:

  • 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 will be:

  • 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
Call & Collect

Call us to arrange to collect books from either Eccles or Broughton Library. Whilst we are unable to reserve specific items for you, we will do our best to ensure you get books that are suitable and make up a selection based on your preferences and interests. When you call we will explain our book quarantining and other safety measures.

  • Call 0161 607 8237 to arrange your Call & Collect order at Eccles Library
  • Call 0161 686 5405 to arrange your Call & Collect order at Broughton Library

Find out more about Call & Collect →

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 not be able to provide further help because of social distancing requirements. Printing will be available at both libraries.

  • Call 0161 607 8237 to book your PC appointment at Eccles Library
  • Call 0161 686 5405 to book your PC appointment at Broughton Library

Find out more about our PC Appointments service →

We strongly recommend booking an appointment in advance to be certain that you can visit at your preferred time.

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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