Hindley Library and Community Centre

Libraries → Updates to opening times

Wigan and Leigh central libraries and life centres will re-open on Monday 27th July at 10am - 2pm. All other community libraries will reopen from Monday 14th September. Further details to follow soon.

 See further information about library closures and other suspended services.


First Avenue

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Opening hours
DayOpening times for Hindley Library and Community CentreOpening times for Chapter One Tea Rooms
Monday 9am - 2pm 9am - 2pm
Tuesday 9am - 2pm 9am - 2pm
Wednesday 9am - 2pm 9am - 2pm
Thursday 12pm - 5pm 9am - 2pm
Friday 12pm - 5pm 9am - 2pm
Saturday 9am - 2pm 9am - 2pm
Sunday Closed Closed


  • Wi-Fi
  • 5 public computers
  • Separate children’s library to deliver events in a secure environment
  • Free parking
  • Good Work Good Health accreditation
  • Separate health section in library
  • Dementia-friendly
  • Community rooms for hire
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Autism friendly
  • Outside seating area including herb and sensory garden
  • Tea rooms on site offering food and drink

Volunteers needed

Hindley Library & Community Centre is managed in partnership with Wigan libraries and CRISP Communities CIC.

The library is staffed by the library service and the Community Centre and Chapter One Team Rooms is ran by local volunteers and supported by The Deal.

Please get in touch if you would like to become a local volunteer.

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