St Peter's Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 5PD
Phone:01612341983 Website: www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries Map fannjumps
Amazing Manchester landmark, I can't wait until the work is complete on the library and the surrounding areas! It will be like a brand new area for Manchester!
I think today young people do not read alot and I think this should chance. After all we have such a great library.
The building is magnificent, the library also. There are times that I just stay and watch at the building, I really admire this architecture.
Perhaps, one of the best things about the Central Library is that you cannot miss it. It sits in front of Television House, between Midlands Hotel and the Town Hall extension. Oh, and a tram stops just outside. For a municipal library that is not academic the collection is rich in all sorts of books and documents. I started using the Central Library as an historian, and I knew a lot of people who used it for Local History research. And then I discovered rather good Languages, Literature, and Art (more...)JaneB
Central Library is gorgeous. It's like travelling back in time. While the general lending library on the ground floor was on the shabby side last time I lived in the city (limited selection, CDs often scratched, books with battered covers and pages missing) venture beyond the initial entrance foyer and all sorts of gloriously geeky delights await you.
The building itself is beautiful, with amazing old stone staircases, period light fittings and room upon room of wonderful original editions of (more...)Next