News Stories

See Myself in Books project launched

  • Thursday 2 December 2021

A brand-new drive has been launched in Manchester to help schools promote ethnic diversity through children’s literature.

Welcome to the jungle!

  • Monday 29 November 2021
Picture of a child reading a book inside one of the new crawl through tunnels at the children's library.

Manchester Central Library opened their rawrsome new jungle themed Children's Library on Wednesday last week.

Residents asked for their views on new Hough End plans

  • Thursday 25 November 2021

New plans outlining development proposals for Hough End Playing Fields have been drawn up and a public consultation asking residents for their opinions will be open from today (25th November 2021).

Give the gift of reading this Christmas

  • Thursday 18 November 2021

Manchester Central Library Development Trust have teamed up with Read Manchester to make a difference to children and young people in Manchester this Christmas.

Manchester marks Living Wage Week

  • Monday 15 November 2021

The leader elect of the Council has stated Manchester’s determination to become an accredited Living Wage City next year.

Preparations for winter underway

  • Monday 15 November 2021

As cold weather approaches, Manchester City Council and other members of the Manchester Homelessness Partnership have been working together to ensure the right support is in place to help people sleeping rough off the streets this winter.

Just in the St. Nick of time: Santa’s back!

  • Tuesday 9 November 2021

Manchester’s Giant Santa will be returning to his favourite city next week. He will take his rightful place outside Central Library in St Peter’s Square- ready for the festive fun.

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