Birkenhead Central Library

The ICT suite at Birkenhead Central Library is currently closed for refurbishment. Public PCs are now located in the main lending and reference sections of the library. Wi-fi access is still available.

Opening times

Monday 9am to 1pm 2pm to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 1pm 2pm to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 1pm 2pm to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 1pm 2pm to 5pm
Friday 9am to 1pm 2pm to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm 2pm to 5pm
Sunday Closed Closed

Reference Library

Monday to Saturday 9am to 1pm 2pm to 5pm
Sunday Closed Closed

Guarantee an appointment

Walk-ins to the reference library are possible, however, priority will be given to people who have booked an appointment due to limited room capacity.

To book a guaranteed appointment, morning or afternoon, contact:

All appointments will be confirmed via email and it is essential that you arrive at your allocated time.

Library staff assistance

If you require the assistance of staff, please email or phone in advance and give as much detail as possible, so that they can prepare resources to aid your enquiry. Appointments will be confirmed via email.

Printer, scanner and photocopier facilities available.

We also offer an Order and collect service from this library.

Microfiche film reader

If you would like the use of a microfiche film reader contact us to book an appointment morning or afternoon. Confirm the approximate length of time you require the microfiche reader.

Research request

If you are not in the area you can submit a research request. The first half hour of research is free and there is a charge of £12 per half hour thereafter for this service. There is also an additional charge for commercial research.

Accessibility for people with disabilities

View full accessibility information on the AccessAble website


Birkenhead Central Library
Borough Road
CH41 2XB

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Telephone: 0151 606 2114
Wirral Libraries General Telephone: 0151 606 2665

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