Books & DVDs


Search or login to the Library catalogue

The Library has over 4000 books covering:

  • clinical, management and administrative decision-making
  • personal/professional development
  • reading for pleasure - fiction and leisure activities
  • self help (Health and Wellbeing collection)

You can borrow up to 10 items from the Library.

Books can be renewed up to three times if they are not required by anyone else. Renew by logging into the Library catalogue or phone the Library - 0161 922 6662.

You can also reserve books by logging into the Library catalogue.

Use the free MyCirqa app to manage your Library account and log into the Library catalogue.



E-books are listed in the Trust Library catalogue and can be accessed from there directly using an Athens username and passwordClick here to register for Athens

You can also access E-books direct from our suppliers:


Oxford Handbooks Online

Royal Marsden Hospital of Clinical Procedures


Access to Other NHS Libraries

You can request to borrow books from other NHS Libraries.

Search the Northern catalogue here

Book request form

If it is more convenient you can visit other NHS Trust Libraries. Basic services like browsing the physical books collection or seating are available to all NHS Staff. Beyond that, each Library service has its own limitations. Please take your Trust ID card and call the Library before you visit to check what you are able to access.