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Balderstone Library

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Balderstone Library updates

Balderstone Library is open for the following limited services:

  • You can return books by placing them in the boxes near the library doors, labelled 'return boxes'. This includes any books you borrowed before the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Request and Collect library book service - a new service which allows existing library members to borrow books while the libraries are closed due to coronavirus.

View the latest information about our library services


Address: Balderstone Library, Balderstone Park, Rochdale OL11 2HD.
Location on map: view Balderstone Library on Google Maps.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Balderstone Library is set in the tranquil surroundings of Balderstone Park. It is a deceptively large library holding more than 15,000 titles.

Opening times at Balderstone Library

The return boxes and our 'Request and Collect library book service' are available during the following hours.

Day​Opening times
Monday-Friday​11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed
​Bank holidays​Closed

Services at Balderstone Library

You can access a range of services at Balderstone Library. See charges for library services.

Facilities and access at Balderstone Library

Balderstone Library has:

  • A FREE parking area
  • A study area and a children's area

Contact

0300 303 8876

Phone: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

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Did you know?

Joining a library is FREE. You can join any library in England and Wales to use their facilities.

So, if you can't find it with us, take a look at the services on offer at a different library.

Join Rochdale borough libraries

It only takes a couple of minutes to join the library online. You can use your library membership to:

  • Download the latest eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines to your smartphone, tablet or desktop.
  • Reserve and renew books.
  • Choose from thousands of great books and audiobooks.
  • Access a range of online resources.
  • Borrow items from any library in the Greater Manchester Consortium.

Please remember to bring identification when you first visit the library to borrow items - for example, utility bill, driving licence or bank statement.

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