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Smithy Bridge Library

​​​​​​​​Opening times at Smithy Bridge Library

The library is open during the following hours, we're closed on bank holidays.

DayOpening times
Monday2pm- 5pm
5.30pm- 7.30pm
Tuesday9.30am- 1pm
Thursday2pm- 5.30pm
Saturday9.30am- 12.30pm

Facilities at Smithy Bridge Library

Activities at Smithy Bridge Library


  • Silver Surfers Group, 10am-12noon


  • Reading Group, 2pm (every 3rd Thursday of the month)
  • ​Health Trainers Session, 2pm-5.30pm


  • Local councillors' surgery 10am-11am (every 1st and 3rd ​Saturday of the month)

​​​​​​​Events in our libraries

We have lots of special events and activities taking place in our libraries across the borough.

See events in libraries

Bookstart Bear Club sessions

Bookstart Bear Club sessions inspire a love of reading that will give children a flying start in life.

Find your next local Bookstart Bear Club sessions

IT training sessions

Knowing how to use a computer and the internet can help make life a lot easier, you can join our free IT courses whatever your skill level. From starting with a keyboard and mouse, email to shopping online and much more.

See a list of IT training sessions in libraries

Reading groups

Lots of people enjoy discussing books with other readers, many of our libraries host reading groups. Find a reading group near you.

How to get there

Smithy Bridge Library
121-123 Smithy Bridge Road
Littleborough OL15 0BQ
0300 303 8876

Access Information

  • Limited free car parking including disabled bays.
  • Disabled access is limited, some help may be required.​


0300 303 8876

Phone: Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.30pm.
Closed for training Monday 11am-11.30am.

Did you know?

You can join the library for FREE and anyone can join. It only takes a couple of minutes to join online. You can use your account to:

  • Borrow items from any library in Greater Manchester.
  • Choose from thousands of great books and audiobooks.
  • Reserve and renew books.
  • Download the latest eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eGraphicnovels ​to your smartphone, tablet or desktop.
  • Access a range of online resources from help with passing your driving theory test to advice for local businesses.

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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