Middleton Library is an historic building dating from 1889 situated in a pleasant Victorian park (opposite The Old Boar’s Head pub) within the town’s conservation area.
The library is open during the following hours, we're closed on bank holidays.
- Books in large print
- Audio books
FREE public WiFi
- Study area
- Local history resources
- Graphic novels
Activities at the library
- Coffee morning, hosted by Rochdale Connections Trust, 10am - 12noon. All welcome. Free of charge. Get help with practical matters such as rent/housing issues, budgeting, benefits, liaising with schools and/or education welfare and parenting matters
- Family History Helpdesk. 2pm- 4pm. Once every 3 weeks- ask library staff for more details. In partnership with the
Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society
- Knitting Group, 5pm-7pm
- Bookstart Bear Club (children 15+ months) 9.45am-10.45am
- iPad and Tablet drop-in session, 10am-12noon
- IT training sessions, 10am-12noon, no booking required
- Bookstart Baby (children 0- 15 months) 11.15am-11.45am
- Local Studies Helpdesk, first Thursday of the month, 9.30am-12.30pm. A member of the Local Studies Team based at Touchstones will be available to offer help and advice
- Middleton Family History Group, 10am-12noon
- Coffee morning, 10.30am-12noon
- Citizens Advice Bureau Housing advice drop-in 10am-12pm
- Middleton Library Code Club (for children aged 8-12). Regular event - Saturdays, fortnightly 10am-11am. Call 01706 927101 to check
- Middleton Reading Group, last Saturday of each month, 2.30pm-3.30pm, except December
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.
Middleton M24 6DU
0300 303 8876
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