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Central Library

Computer access within the library will shut down 15 minutes before the library closes.

Central library and the Henry Watson music library opening times:

  • Monday 9am–8pm
  • Tuesday 9am–8pm
  • Wednesday 9am–8pm
  • Thursday 9am–8pm
  • Friday 9am–5pm
  • Saturday 9am–5pm
  • Sunday CLOSED

City library opening times

Media Lounge opening times:

  • Monday: 8am-8pm
  • Tuesday: 8am-8pm
  • Wednesday: 8am-8pm
  • Thursday: 8am-8pm
  • Friday: 8am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday: closed

Archives and special collections search room opening times (advance notice required):

  • Monday: 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-5pm
  • Thursday: 9am-8pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday: closed

Where to Go

Venue address
Library
St. Peters Square
Manchester
Postcode
M2 5PD

Who to Contact

Telephone
0161 234 1983
Email
libraries@manchester.gov.uk
Website
https://secure.manchester.gov.uk/directory_record/270319/central_library
Last Updated: 04/02/2021