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Manningham Family and Community Library

  • Disabled access
  • Community garden
  • Photocopier
  • Reference collection
  • Local history
  • Daily newspapers
  • Asian language books
  • Council information
  • Audio books
  • Children's activities
  • Free Internet access
  • Wi-Fi zone
  • Microsoft Office
  • Meeting Room Available - cost for either the morning or afternoon is £13.20

Manningham Library

Come and join us in our new library. You’ll find books for all tastes, DVDs, computers, newspapers and internet access. Listen to a story with the children and sing some nursery rhymes, or just sit and relax in the garden or the new extension. Sign up for family learning events and have a go with the new self-service issue system.

Opening Hours

Day Opening times
Monday 9.30am -7.00pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 7.00pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 7.00pm
Thursday 9.30am - 7.00pm
Friday 9.30am - 4.00pm
Saturday 9.30am - 4.00pm
Sunday 12 noon - 4.00pm

Address

Carlisle Road
Bradford
BD8 8BB

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Disabled InformationInformation about disabled access at Manningham Library from DisabledGo (External Site)


Telephone:
01274 435353

Email: manningham.library@bradford.gov.uk

About Manningham Library

Manningham ExteriorThis purpose built library originally opened in 1910. The building belongs to Bradford Council along with the adjacent car park to the rear of the building. The floor area is 450 square metres. In 2007 the library was awarded £1.5 million from Big Lottery's Community Libraries Programme. The newly refurbished and extended library reopened in July 2008 following a 9 month closure period.

The new library provides excellent facilities including meeting room, a self-service issuing facility, a community garden, public toilets and has a community project board. The library is the first in the district to be open 7 days each week. The library offers over 14,000 books and over 400 media items for loan.

Manningham Interior

Book issues increased in the last year. Visitors and internet sessions have increased over the last 2 years.

The Garden

Manningham Library Garden

Standards Actual
Floor Area (IFLA 1962): 40 square metres per 1,000 population 341
New items purchased: 216 per 1,000 population 1,473
Public access computers: 6 per 10,000 population 13
Book Issues 90,194
Audio Visual Issues 927
Visitors per Annum: l 6,000 visits per 1,000 population 121,256

Big Lottery fund

Download annual statistics for Manningham Library

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