Urmston Library

Location

Unit 34
Golden Way
Urmston
M41 0NA
Email: urmston.library@trafford.gov.uk

Telephone: 0161 912 3189

Opening hours

Day Opening hours

Monday

 10am - 5pm

Tuesday

 10am - 7pm

Wednesday

 10am - 5pm

Thursday

 10am - 5pm

Friday

 10am - 5pm

Saturday

 10am - 4pm

What's On

Weekly Events

  • Monday Chair yoga 1:30pm (£2.00 per session)
    Join us for 30 minutes of gentle stretches and breathing exercises. Suitable for all levels and abilities and no previous experience of yoga needed. No booking just turn up on the day (but spaces are limited)
  • Monday Knittng group 1:30pm
    We discuss a wide variety of things including sewing, crochet, knitting and cross-stitch. The groups are suitable for beginners, right through to you knitting experts!
  • Tuesday Art Club, 01:00pm – 02:00pm.
    Come meet other art–lovers in our informal group run by staff. We show you different projects and techniques, with some materials provided. You can also bring your own materials, and just use the space to get creative and meet others.
  • Tuesday Rhymetime for under 5s, 11:00am
    No booking required.
  • Wednesday Gentle mat yoga 10:30am (£2.00 per session)
    Please bring your own mat. No booking just turn up on the day (but spaces are limited)
  • Wednesday Makaton Awareness Group 12:15pm – 01:30pm drop in
    Starting 23 February for 6 weeks. Join a friendly group drop in were you can learn about Makaton and some of the basics  including alphabet, greetings, travel etc.
  • Thursday Storytime for under 5s 11:00am
    No booking required.
  • Thursday Rhymetime for under 5s 1:30pm
    No booking required.

Monthly events

  • Davyhulme Quilters - second and fourth Thursday every month (Room 2) 1:30-3:30pm
  • Coffee Morning - second and fourth Friday of the month 10:30am – 12:00noon
  • Page Turners readers' group - the third Tuesday of the month, 6:00pm
  • Scribblers writing group - third Saturday of each month, 01:00pm-03:00pm
  • Afternoon readers' group - the fourth Thursday of the month, 2:00pm
  • Crime Time readers' group - the last Friday of the month, 2:00pm
  • Lego Club - first Saturday of the month, 11:00am – 12:30pm book a place via Eventbrite
  • Scribblers Writers’ Group third Saturday of the month, 01:00pm – 03:30pm
    Want to write but can’t get started? Made a start but don’t know how to carry on? Finished, but not sure what to do next? Then come along to this group
  • LGBT+ readers' Group - last Tuesday of the month 5:30pm-6:30pm for more details email Urmston.library@trafford.gov.uk

Stock available

We have a large selection of eBooks and eAudio for adults and children available from Borrowbox.

Items which are not in stock at Urmston Library but are available from another Trafford library can be requested free of charge.

Urmston Library has the following items available for loan:

For Adults

  • Hardback and paperback fiction, including bestsellers and contemporary novels
  • Non-fiction books ranging from popular interest topics to more academic subjects, in some cases up to AS and A level
  • Large print books
  • Talking Books on CD

For 14+

A wide range of material chosen to appeal to this age group.

For Children

  • Stories for all ages from the youngest up to 13+
  • Junior non-fiction
  • Talking Books on CD

Other services

  • Free reservations for any item in stock or on order at any Trafford library
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Reference and community information
  • Computer facilities, including access to the Internet, are available to library members via People's Network PCs
  • Wi-fi
  • Printing and scanning facilities
  • Black and white and colour photocopying
  • Colour photocopying
  • Community learning events
  • Sales of withdrawn stock
  • Large exhibition space which can be divided into three separate rooms (bookings made through Community Lettings)

Accessibility

All services on first floor level. Lift and escalator available.

  • People's Network PC accessible for wheelchair users
  • Toilet for disabled users and baby change facilities
  • Hearing loop system
  • Secure parking in nearby car park
  • Bus stop outside the library