College Library

The Library is at the heart of the college campus, providing a vibrant and positive learning environment for all our students. 

Our college Library provides space to work, a well-managed service, quality resources and friendly, professional support for learning outside the classroom. 

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More than 'just books'

Your college library provides so much more than just books. We've put together a helpful list of what you can expect when studying with us:

  • A wide range of print resources chosen by your tutors and librarians to support you on your course
  • You can get friendly help and support from professionally qualified librarians and support assistants. We can help you with any queries, support in locating relevant information, and help you with using our eLibrary
  • Access to electronic books, journals and databases through our eLibrary, so you can study in college or in the comfort of your own home
  • A range of study spaces to suit everyone – so if you need to work in a group, use a laptop on a sofa or work quietly on your own, the Library has somewhere for you
  • Extensive IT facilities including PCs, laptops and tablets. Feel free to bring in your own laptop, tablet or smart phone and enjoy access our free Wi-Fi
  • Early morning, daytime and evening opening times – we are open when you need us most
  • Printing, photocopying and binding facilities
  • You’ll get an introduction to our services and facilities whatever your experience or level of study; and you’ll also get further support to develop your independent study skills

Opening Times

Day Opening Times
Monday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am - 7.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am - 4.00pm
Thursday 8.30am - 6.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm

Changes to our opening hours will be publicised across our website and social media. For a live status please contact the library on 0161 296 6022.