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Locations and Opening Hours: About

Winter holidays

All Manchester College and UCEN Manchester campuses will be closed over the festive break.

Libraries will be closed from the end of the day on Friday 18 December until Tuesday 5 January.


Standard Opening Hours

Please check opening times by choosing your campus on the tabs above. 


Standard opening hours are:

Monday - Thursday 8.30 - 16.30

Friday 8.30 - 16.00

Vacation opening hours vary, so you may want to phone the library to check it is open before you set out.


Using our libraries:

You are welcome to use any College Library (except at City Labs which is too small for anyone not doing a course there), but you will need your ID card with you. Please note UCEN students only at Nicholls and Openshaw HE libraries, but anyone may use the main libraries at these campuses.

Telephone numbers

Fielden 0161 674 7448

Harpurhey 0161 674 3220

Nicholls FE 0161 674 4843

Nicholls HE 0161 674 4914

Northenden 0161 674 8148

Openshaw FE 0161 674 3465

Openshaw HE 0161 674 3377

Shena Simon 0161 674 7304

St Johns 0161 674 2254

Wythenshawe 0161 674 7820


Library Manager

Lesley French -