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St James Library

St. James Library
St. James Centre
Laird Street
CH41 7AL

Tel : (0151) 652 2268
Fax: (0151) 651 1082


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Normal Opening Times

Monday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 7.30pm
Tuesday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 7.30pm
Friday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm
Sunday: CLOSED



  • Computers
    10 computers are available for public use and offer access to the internet.
  • Free WiFi available
  • Fax and photocopying
    A fax and photocopier are available at the Library for a small charge.
  • Sure Start and the Northend Neighbourhood College
    Sure Start and the Northend Neighbourhood College are also based in St James Centre and a cafe facility is available.
  • Read Yourself Well
    Read Yourself Well materials include books, leaflets and CDs. They provide information on medical conditions, treatments, mental health, alternative therapies, relaxation, healthy living and lots more. Information about local support groups and services is also available.



  • Get into Reading  - Adult Reading Group
    Thursdays 10.00am - 12.00pm
  • Baby Bounce & Rhyme Session
    For babies 0-18 months.
    Mondays at 11am
  • Storytime for the Under 5's
    For stories, rhymes, colouring and fun.
    Tuesdays at 2.30pm.
  • Reachout Work Club
    Tuesdays 11:30am to 1:00pm
    FREE confidential advice and guidance on:
    Employment, Job Searching, Training and Education, CV Support and Community Issues


Access Information

The library is situated in St James Centre on Laird St (close to the St James Church Roundabout and opposite the Miriam Street Clinic).

There is a car park at the back of the building which has two parking bays for disabled drivers.

St James Centre has automatic doors and all areas are fully accessible for wheelchair users. There is an accessible toilet and a lift to all floors.

There is a Hearing Loop in the library.

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