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 library is open during the following hours, we're closed on bank holidays.
Facilities at Balderstone Library
- Books in large print
- Children's area
- Audio books
FREE public WiFi
- Study area
- Local history resources
Activities at Balderstone Library
- Early Words Together, 10am-11am. For children ages 2-5. Call Sure Start to book a place 01706 653677
- Reading Group, 2pm-3pm, 2nd Monday of every month
- Coffee Afternoon, 2pm-3pm
- Friends of Balderstone Park, 6pm, 3rd Monday of every month
- Learn My Way - Basic IT course, 10am-11am
- Bookstart Bear Club for the under 5s, 2pm-3pm
- Local councillors' surgery 10am-11am: Councillor Richard Farnell, Councillor Daniel Meredith or Councillor Kathleen Nickson
Events in our libraries
We have lots of special events and activities taking place in our libraries across the borough.
Bookstart Bear Club sessions
Bookstart Bear Club sessions inspire a love of reading that will give children a flying start in life.
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.
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
Rochdale OL11 2HD
0300 303 8876