Forum Library

Forum Square, Wythenshawe, Manchester M22 5RX Tel : 0161 227 3770 Email :

DaysOpen+ Self-Service HoursStaffed Hours
8am - 9am
9am - 8pm
Tuesday8am - 9am9am - 8pm
Wednesday8am - 9am / 5pm - 8pm9am - 5pm
Thursday8am - 1pm1pm - 8pm
Friday8am - 5pm (Unstaffed)
9am - 5pm

Help and Advice:

Benefit Validation – Are you claiming Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit or Education Benefit? (This service ceases half an hour before Library closes)

Library Job Club – Do you need help in job searching, creating a CV, Universal Job-match? Come along to the Forum Job Centre – Monday and Tuesday 12 noon to 2pm in the IT Suite

Need help with your CV? – Call Shahida Ali, National Careers Advisor – Mobile 07921 374017 / Office 016 393 6456

Family Law Clinic with Otten Penna Solicitors – Every Thursday 1pm to 2.30pm No appointment needed – IT Suite.

Peoples First Advice Service – Advice service for clients needing support with – filing out forms, reading through letters, housing advice and more. Monday 12 noon to 3pm to make an appointment call 0161 235 6900

CAB Advice drop in service – Mondays 10am – 1pm appointment needed, Wednesday 1.30pm to 4.30pm no appointment needed

Anxiety Group – do you suffer from phobias or any other anxiety related problem? Every Saturday 10am to 12 noon

Recreational Groups

Paint Pot Art Group – Interested in art? Then come along to this self taught group every Tuesday 12 noon to 4pm room 1

Wythenshawe History Group – Join us every Monday to enjoy looking back at local history. Every Monday 6.30pm to 8.00pm reference room

Wythenshawe Family History Group – 1st and 3rd Thursday 10.30am to 12noon (must be an open+ customer to gain access to the library)

Wythenshawe University of the 3rd Age (U3A) – Are you retired? Do you enjoy learning? Varied programme of speakers throughout the year. Third Tuesday of every month 10am to 12noon room 1

Library Reading Group – The last Tuesday of the month 1.30pm to 3.30pm Forum Cafe

KNOT – Knitting group every Wednesday 1pm to 4.45pm meeting room 1 / Sewing Group Mondays 1pm to- 3pm

Craft Groups – Monday 3pm to 5pm, Thursdays 1.30pm to 3.3pm and Saturday 2pm to 4pm

Grand Day Out – Activities for the over 55’s – Wednesday 10am to 4pm

Over 50’s Discussion Group – 2nd Wednesday in the month 1pm to 2.30pm

Childrens Activities

Lego Club – 2nd and 4th Saturday 2pm to 4pm for children over 6 years