Family Library

The Family Library is a Manx charity, a specialist centre for all young people, and an important social and literary resource for schools, adults and the wider Island community.

Opening Times


Monday - Closed 

Tuesday - 10.00 to 5.00 

Wednesday - 10.00 to 5.00 

Thursday  - 1.30 to 5.00 

Friday - 10.00 to 5.00 

Saturday  - 10.30 to 4.00

Sunday - Closed


The library is behind the children's playground on Westmoreland Road,

near Circular Road and Upper Church Street traffic lights

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Membership Fee


Young people £5 per year


Adults £10 per year


* Teachers Free


Members can borrow

12 books, 4 CDs and

2 DVD for 2 weeks.


* Teachers and schools

 borrow for longer periods


Scholastic has put together an awesome collection of FREE events throughout the week to celebrate World Book Day!

Don't worry if you've missed any as you can still access all the events, past, present and future! Just follow the instructions through the link to register.

We've put together a list of our favourites from some super cool authors that we think are definitely worth checking out:

 Doodle Along Tom Gates Style with Liz Pichon:

 How to Draw with Nicola Slater:

 Book Club with Michael Rosen:

Have lots of fun and let us know which events you check out!

Find the full list of events here: