Central Library

Type:Libraries

St. Peters Square
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M2 5PD

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Tel:+44 (0)161 234 1900

Fax: +44 (0)161 236 6230

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Recent Reviews:

  • APCMann
    Rochdale, United Kingdom
    Don't forget the Reading Room
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 25th June 2020
    This is an impressive building under a central domed roof. It is sited adjacent to the equally notable Manchester Town Hall. It has served as a repository for books of all kinds since it's... Read full review
  • DinCol
    Bolton, United Kingdom
    Disappointing
    1 of 5 stars
    Monday, 12th October 2020
    There is little doubt this is a beautiful iconic building and I have used it for many years now, But sadly I have to say that currently I will not be setting foot in there for the foreseeable... Read full review
  • Nick S
    Millport, United Kingdom
    A lovely place to spend an hour or two
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 20th October 2020
    A lovely way to spend a couple of hours with interesting exhibits, so many books for reference of entertainment, an excellent wee cafe and, of course, the shop! Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Catering

  • Cater for vegetarians
  • On-Site café/restaurant

Imported Facilities

  • Disabled Access - BASIC (*)
  • Open All Year

Provider Facilities

  • Lift
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Dates and Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Thursday10:00 - 16:00*
FridayClosed*
Saturday10:00 - 16:00*
SundayClosed*
Bank HolidayClosed

* Mon-Thur: 10am-8pm.
Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm.



Mon-Sat. Closed Bank Holidays.



Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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