Central Library was recently transformed through a major refurbishment and expansion and re-launched in March 2014.

Its heritage features have been lovingly restored. New accessible spaces, facilities and resources are increasing access to knowledge, nurturing creative talent and helping to boost the regional economy.

The transformed venue is now engaging and empowering the city’s diverse communities with world class information services fit for the 21st century. Over 1.4 million annual visitors enjoy a vibrant new educational and cultural programme in comfortable surroundings and spaces designed to inspire creativity and collaboration.

Manchester Central Library Development Trust (registered charity no.1150161) supports this work by funding exciting new facilities, services and resources to enhance the library for the public benefit . It will help make the venue be the best it can possibly be for library users and visitors now and in the future. More