Opening times

General Opening Times

Monday to Saturday: 10am – 5pm

Sundays – Closed

Except  13  May  11am – 4pm

Easter Opening Hours:

Good Friday  30 March  11am – 4pm  (Library open but not staffed)

Saturday  31  March  10am – 5pm  (Library staffed until 2pm)

Easter Sunday   1 April                  Closed

Easter Monday 2 April     11am – 4pm  (Library open but not staffed)

Bank Holidays Opening Hours 2018:

Mon  7 May             11am – 4pm

May 28                     11am – 4pm

August 27                11am – 4pm

Please note: The Library  is open but not staffed after 2pm on Saturdays or at any time on Sundays. There is no access to the public network computers. Lending items can be borrowed via the self service.

Tourist Information will be closed from 2pm Saturdays and all day Sunday. However, there is still lots of information available on things to do in Southport within The Atkinson foyer.

Theatre & Studio Bar
Will open 30 minutes before the start of a show

Museum & Gallery
The Galleries are closed whist we get ready for our new exhibition, Viking:Rediscover the Legend opening on Sat 31 March.


The Box office will close 15 mins after the show starts, latecomers can purchase tickets from the bar but will only be admitted when there is a suitable break in the performance. Please note on Southport Film Guild evenings, tickets are available from the bar.