Welcome to Swinton library, where you will find an extensive collection of books, PC’s, first floor study area as well as a lovely area for your children to read and play. Come and visit our space and receive a warm welcome too.

Unless otherwise stated, this venue is closed on bank holidays.

Swinton Library is within Swinton Gateway. The Gateway with its stunning new glass fronted entrance brings together Salford Community Leisure, council and health services under one roof in the heart of Swinton.

Swinton Gateway includes:

  • NHS clinical services
  • Access to council services
  • Library
  • Community space
  • Children’s centre services

The library is located on the ground floor.

  • Parking is available directly outside the Gateway
  • Cycle storage
  • Public toilets
  • Baby change facility
  • Community rooms for hire
  • Self-service machines
  • Free WiFi
  • Free public charging points
  • Audio fiction / talking books
  • Books for adults
  • Books for 0-16 year olds
  • Computers and internet access
  • Printing & photocopying
  • Scanner
  • Holiday activities for children
  • Language CDs
  • Storytime sessions for under 5s
  • Children’s iPads