Manchester Central Library | Day Out With The Kids

Manchester Central Library

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor

Introduce your kids to the wonderful world of books at Manchester Central Library.  Inside the Secret Garden, a special kids’ area, the little ones can discover reading in a welcoming and colourful environment. Once your tiny readers cosy up by the cushions with a good story in hand, they won’t want to leave!

The Secret Garden features a digital wall display where various animals pop up. You can also see yourself beamed in the centre of our garden in a special projection area. Plus, there are computers nearby, so you can stay connected. Love spending time at the library? Manchester Central Library regularly hosts family-friendly events, so make sure you drop by and have fun.

Put your family at the centre of the story! Trace  your family history in the Archives + interactive area. Your local area has more hidden in the past than you’ve ever thought...

  • Special kids’ reading area
  • Explore your family history in the Archives
  • Family-friendly events all year rounds


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


St Peters Square, City Centre, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 5PD, England


Click here to visit Manchester Central Library's website
0161 234 1983

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