Wigan Library


Wigan Life Centre
The Wiend

Contact us

Email: wigan.library@wigan.gov.uk
Telephone: 01942 827621

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 10am - 4pm

Saturday: 9am - 2pm

Sunday: Closed


  • Wigan Life Centre (first floor) opening hours Monday - Friday, 10am to 4pm
  • Wi-Fi
  • 30 public computers
  • One of the borough’s two central libraries
  • Part of Wigan Life Centre campus
  • Big children’s section
  • Library service operates on the ground floor
  • Dedicated health section in library

Adult learning courses

Courses are available for individuals aged 19 and above in Learning Zone 2 on the Mezzanine floor. Courses available include, Maths, English, CV writing, job searching and Computers for Beginners.

Please contact 01942 489714 or email Jill Roberts to book.

Visually impaired reading group (VIP’s)

First Tuesday of the month, 10.30am - 11.30am

A Reading group for those with visual impairments, there is a wide selection of talking books available in the library for the group to access and discuss.

Coffee morning for Deaf and Blind people

Every Friday, 11am - 1pm

A chance for those who have visual and hearing impairments to meet, have a chat and support each other.

Chatter Cats

Every Wednesday, 12pm - 2pm

Friendship group with regular guest speakers.

Knitted Bliss

Every Tuesday, 10.30am - 1.30pm

A group for anyone who enjoys knitting to come along to where you can improve your knitting skills, learn new things and meet new people.

Wigan STEAM Digital families

Digital families is a programme of free creative, digital workshops for families to take part in together across Wigan and Leigh Libraries. There’s a variety of different-themed workshops running until July.To find out more and to book, just visit Wigan Steam (external link).

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