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Fallowfield Community Library

  1. Address

    The Place at Platt Lane, Platt Lane M14 7FB

  2. Telephone

    0161 227 3744

  3. Email

  4. About this library

    As volunteers, we’ve put the library at the very heart of our community hub – The Place at Platt Lane. For 18 hours a week you can get your books and use the internet computers, printers and scanners. And you’re welcome to join us, seven days a week for other activities including IT sessions, crafts, reading groups, children’s story times, and homework club for 8-16 year olds.

  5. About community libraries

    You can access our vast book, CD and DVD collections here. Just reserve items online and we'll deliver them to this library. 

    There's always something going on here, including regular events, free wifi and computer access, reading groups and children’s activities.

    We don't take cash payments at this library, but you can make payments over the phone with a debit or credit card. Call 219 2393.

    The library is run by volunteer groups, if you're interested in volunteering visit our pages.

  6. Opening times for library

    Computer access within the library will shut down 15 minutes before the library closes.

    • Monday 1-7pm;
    • Tuesday closed;
    • Wednesday 2-5pm;
    • Thursday 10am-1pm and 2-5pm;
    • Friday closed;
    • Saturday 10am-1pm

    Bank holidays we are closed.

  7. Parking

    Yes small car park at side of library

  8. Location

  9. Regular Events

    • Valuing Older People group (Forever Young) - Monday 1-3pm;
    • Story time, under 5's (term time only) - Thursday 10.30-11am;
    • Valuing Older People IT coffee morning - Friday 11am-1pm; and
    • Councillor surgery, no appointment needed, just drop in - Saturday 10.30am-12pm
    • We have a reading group that meets on the last Wednesday of the month 10.30am-12noon - everyone is welcome. We are an informal friendly group. Don’t be shy! New members warmly welcomed. Free refreshments.

  10. Services

    There may be a charge for some services see fines and charges

  11. Join, search and reserve

  12. More about Libraries

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