Longton Library

Longton Library is a large modern library in an attractive Grade II listed building. Recently refurbished, the library offers free Internet access via 20 public access computers as well as traditional library services.

There is limited parking next to the library with pay and display car parks at Commerce Street, Longton Exchange, Lidl and Market Street.

Services provided

  • Loan of books, DVDs and talking books
  • Reference and Information
  • Free access to computing facilities
  • Free access to Wi-Fi
  • Printers - colour and black and white
  • Photocopier - colour and black and white
  • Fax machine
  • Job Clubs - Get help with searching and applying for jobs
  • Monthly reading group
  • Weekly story bears - Mondays 11-11.30am
  • Weekly singing bears - Tuesdays 10-10.30am 

Opening times
Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 10am - 2pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed

Longton Library
Sutherland Institute
Lightwood Road

Please note that Longton Library will be closed on Thursday 7 May, 2015 as it will be used as a polling station for the local and general elections. 


Tel: 01782 238424
Fax: 01782 238429
Email: longton.library@stoke.gov.uk

Getting to Longton Library
By road:
From the M6
- exit M6 at Junction 15. Take the A500 then get on the A50 Britannia Stadium. Exit A50 at the Tesco Junction. At the Tesco Roundabout go straight on. At the next roundabout take the 4th exit. At the following roundabout take the 1st exit. Longton Library is on the right.

From the A50/M1 J24a - exit M1 at Junction 24a.Take the A50 for approx 38 miles to Stoke-on-Trent Longton/Trentham Junction. Exit at Longton/Trentham. Take the 3rd exit at the roundabout. Longton Library is on the left. Click here for a map showing the location of Longton Library.

By rail: Longton train station is five minutes drive from the library. The bus station is opposite the train station with buses every 10 minutes.