We’re able at last to welcome visitors to the Library! Please click here to go to the booking system. There are still various restrictions due to the pandemic: Chetham’s Library shares a site with Chetham’s School of Music. Working in a Covid-safe manner when the residential School of Music is in operation means limiting the number of visitors to Chetham’s site. Following current guidance, we are limiting visitor numbers to 6 people with advance tickets per tour. We’ll he keeping this under constant review. We look forward to welcoming visitors back to the Library again.
We recommend using the email addresses under ‘Contact Us’. to get in touch, as there isn’t always a member of staff near the phone.
Please visit our blog, new From Home pages and social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) for regular highlights from our collection; we will endeavour to keep posting things of interest!
Library Tour tickets must be booked in advance, and may be purchased online, or by telephone. Children under 12 years of age and accompanied by an adult visit free of charge. For more details about booking other ticketed events in Chetham’s Library, Chetham’s School of Music or The Stoller Hall, please view our main Booking Information page.
Please note that for security reasons large bags and suitcases are not permitted on site (bags larger than 35cm x 40cm x 19cm). Security officers may perform random bag searches before allowing admission to the site. The nearest luggage storage is located at Shude Hill Luggage Storage