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May Bank Holiday opening hours for all services

30 May:

  • Bolton Central Library and Museum is open from 10am to 4pm.  
  • Smithills Hall is open from 12pm to 4pm.  
  • Bolton’s Community Libraries will be closed.

 

New opening hours for Bolton’s Community Libraries

The new hours come into effect on Monday 6 June 2016

New community library opening hours

Access the 1939 Register!

You can now access the 1939 Register as part of our subscription to Find My Past. Find out where your ancestors were living at the outbreak of World War II.

 Visit your local library to use this fantastic resource.

 

 

Find out more about Find My Past

Libraries

Bolton's library service. Find information about branch opening times and all our other services.

Libraries section

Museum

Come and enjoy amazing history, art, culture and activities in our accessible and family friendly galleries.

Museum section

Archives

Browse archives indexes and plan your visit to the History Centre based at Bolton Museum.

Archives section

The Aquarium

Greater Manchester's only public aquarium, based in the Central Library and Museum building.

Aquarium section

Ask Bolton Libraries

A boroughwide Enquiry Service providing quick, thorough responses to questions sent by phone, fax, letter or email.

Ask Bolton Libraries section

Historic Halls

History and visitor information about our historic halls: Hall i' th' Wood Museum and Smithills Hall.

Historic Halls section