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Alkrington Library

Coronavirus (COVID-19): library closures

In light of the current situation, we’ve taken the difficult decision to close libraries across the borough. We will continue to keep this decision under review and keep the website updated.

Address: Alkrington Library, Kirkway, Middleton M24 1LW.
Location on map: view Alkrington Library on Google Maps.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Opening times at Alkrington Library

The library is open during the following hours. We're closed on bank holidays.

Day​Opening times

Services at Alkrington Library

You can access a range of services at Alkrington Library. See charges for library services.

Facilities and access at Alkrington Library

Alkrington Library has:

  • A FREE car park with disabled parking bays
  • Ramped access
  • Automatic outer doors
  • A study area and a children's area

Alkrington Library events

Duplo play at Alkrington Library
04 June 2018

Every Monday

Join us for a Duplo Play session. Perfect for children under 4 years old.

Lego Clubs at libraries
17 June 2018

Weekly or monthly sessions

Our themed Lego Club is aimed at children aged 5-12 years old. You bring your creativity and imagination and we'll provide the Lego.

Knitting and stitching groups at libraries
17 June 2018
Groups meet every week or every other week
We run a number of different groups across the borough for crochet, cross-stitch, knitting, embroidery and more.
Family History Helpdesks at libraries
24 June 2018

Helpdesks held every week or every 3 weeks

Come along to our family history helpdesk to get help tracing your family tree.

Reading groups at libraries
26 June 2018
Monthly meetings
Meet new people and discuss your thoughts about books and authors at one of our reading groups.
Stories and songs with Adam at Alkrington Library
02 September 2018
Every Thursday and Saturday
Come along for stories, songs and crafts with Adam. Suitable for young children up to around 7 years old.


0300 303 8876

Phone: Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.30pm.
Closed for training Monday 11am-11.30am.

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