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Manchester Central Library

Landmarks, Indoor
Profile iconAll Ages
Location iconManchester
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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



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

Phone number

0161 234 1983



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