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Notice: The Library will be closed to the general public on Saturday 21 October 2017 for a special event with Clod Ensemble for Manchester Science Festival. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope you'll visit another time!

The Portico Library is re-advertising its vacancy for an administrative assistant. Please look out for details on this site.

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The Portico Library is open to all and aims to enhance and develop life-long learning by providing and promoting access to knowledge and education in Art, History, Literature and Science.

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A 360 view of The Portico Library

Librarians at the Portico, an entirely magical hidden space high up in the city. #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

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