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:

  • SteveS1970
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Lovely building
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 22nd December 2019
    I only saw this in passing but it is an impressive building. There is currently a Muslim arts and culture festival being held there, so much more than just books. Read full review
  • 371BobM
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Books
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th December 2019
    I have been using Central library for well over ten years since retirement and it just gets better. After the revamp and updating some years ago the library is better than ever. Friendly and... Read full review
  • Paul F
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    The most impressive building, a must see!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 21st January 2020
    This place is absolutely one of the best places to visit......and it's a library so not an obvious go to tourist destination. The place is easy access through out and has two cafe areas to eat and... 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 - Thursday09:00 - 19:30*
Friday - Saturday09:00 - 16:30*
SundayClosed*

* 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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