Brooklands Library

Brooklands Library is a full public library situated within the Manchester Health Academy building.

Childrens Area 1  Computers

Opening Times

Monday 10am-1pm 2-5pm
Tuesday 10am-1pm 2-5pm
Wednesday 10am-1pm 2-8pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 10am-1pm 2-5pm
Saturday 10am-1pm 2-5pm
Sunday Closed

Bank holidays we are closed.   There is Disabled Access and Onsite Parking. Computer access within the library will shut down 15 minutes before the library closes.

 Regular Events

  • Tiny Tots and Toddler Time: Monday 11am -12pm, term time only. Come along and join in the fun for stories, songs rhymes, crafts and a healthy snack
    For all families with a child under 5 FREE.
  • Basic ICT Drop In: Wednesdays 2.45pm – 4pm. FREE.
  • Reading Group: the last Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm – 7.30PM. It is for adults and is a very friendly group that enjoy great books, interesting reviews and light refreshments. New members are welcome. FREE.
  • Golden Oak Book Club: Every 1st Tuesday of the month 3.45pm – 4.45pm.  It is for and led by children.  Under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Friendly group for 8+ come along chat about books with snacks included FREE.
  • Code Club: Every Weds evening 4pm – 5pm on the 1st Floor For all children 12 years and under, Term Time only. Under 8’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  FREE.
  • Lego Club: Saturday mornings 10am – 12:30pm  Fantastic Lego collection for all children ages 6 and over. Under 8’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  FREE.
  • Booky Brooky Brew Stop: Join us for complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits. Last Friday of every month 10am – 12:30pm; 2pm – 4:30pm.

Special Events

Weds 14th March 5:30-6:30

Talk – Join Geoff Scargill for a fasinating insight to Edward Watkin a local man with a remarkable life story.

“The Last Laugh of the Railway King”

Free event. Please note this talk is aimed at an adult audience

Sat 10th March 2pm -4pm

Make a lovely Mother’s Day card and gift

Schools Break up 29th March for Easter Holidays

Join us for free Easter crafts during our opening hours 3 – 14 April we have a fabulous selection of ceramic pots to paint and decoupage mini bird boxes to decorate.

Weds 4th & 11th April 4-6pm

FREE Movies: we will be showing two different movies in our upstairs theatre space, free popcorn and drinks included.

Please note under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult to all Library activities



(There may be a charge for some services)

Contact details

Moor Road, Wythenshawe, M23 9BP

Telephone:0161 245 7087


Brooklands Library Webpage

Ann-Marie Smith


Manager Ann-Marie Smith says “Brooklands Library is a welcoming, open and modern space.  It is a pleasure to be in and holds a fantastic stock of books and DVDs for all ages, with an especially good selection for under 5s.”