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Featured events

Things to do during the school holidays
23 July 2018
There's lots to do during the school holidays, whether it's in the library, ​countryside or one of the many other venues in the Rochdale borough​.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
18 August 2018
Fabulous FREE entertainment in Rochdale town centre. There will be live music, a quality food and drink village and family entertainment.
Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run
07 October 2018
Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K returns for its 4th year. It’s one of the highlights of our sporting calendar.

More events

Family History Helpdesk, Castleton Library
18 September 2017
2pm-4pm​, every 3 weeks on a Monday.
Lego club, Middleton Library
06 October 2017
4pm-5pm​, first Friday of the month.
Futures Club
23 October 2017
9.30am-1pm, every Monday. Futures Club is an informative drop-in session for care leavers.
Card-making class, Spotland Library
31 October 2017
2pm-4pm, every Tuesday. Make beautiful hand-crafted cards to take home. Each session costs £3.50 with all materials, envelopes and instruction provided.
Games club, Heywood Library
03 November 2017
1.30pm-3.30pm, first Friday of the month. Come and join our small, friendly Games Club. Board games to suit everyone or bring your own.
Rochdale-in-Stitches at Spotland Library
18 November 2017
10am-12noon, first and third Saturday of the month. A new group at Spotland Library for people who enjoy cross-stitch, embroidery, needlepoint, or who would like to start.
Balderstone Reading Group
11 December 2017
2nd Monday of every month. Informal and relaxed reading group. Discuss and recommend your favourite authors or discover new books you've never thought of trying.
Balderstone Library Coffee Afternoon
08 January 2018
Weekly coffee afternoon for good conversation and a chance to discuss and browse the newest library books.
Code Club, Norden Library
13 January 2018
9.45am-12noon every Saturday. Drop-in these weekly sessions for children 9-11 years old and learn how to code using Scratch.
Code Club, Castleton Library
18 January 2018
4pm-5pm every Thursday. Come and join in the fun learning how to create games, animations and websites. Booking is required. Suitable for children aged 8-12.
Laptop/iPad and tablet helpdesk, Castleton Library
22 January 2018
10am-12noon every Monday. iPad, tablet and laptop sessions, for help with your mobile devices.
Lego Club, Rochdale Central Library
27 January 2018
Fortnightly themed Lego Club aimed at children between the ages of 5-12 years. Duplo is also available for younger siblings.
Code Club, Littleborough Library
05 February 2018
4pm-5pm, every other Monday. Term time only. Learn basic programming, local thinking and problem solving in our FREE classes.
Monday Homework Club, Heywood Library
05 March 2018
Mondays, 4.30pm-6pm during term time. Drop in to Heywood Library for help with English, Maths, French and more at the Homework Club.
Thursday Homework Club, Heywood Library
15 March 2018
Thursdays, 4pm-5pm during term time. Drop in to Heywood Library for help with English, Maths, French and more at the Homework Club.
Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Collectors Market
25 March 2018
Every Sunday (or Monday on bank holiday weekends​) until Sunday, 2 September 2018. One of Greater Manchester’s most popular outdoor car boot events.
Rochdale Town Hall tours
07 May 2018
Various times and dates depending on which tour you'd like to attend. Find out details of our regular guided tours of Rochdale Town Hall. There's lots of different options to choose from.
Knit and natter, Alkrington Library
14 May 2018
2pm-3.30pm​, fortnightly on a Monday. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an avid knitter, bring along your wool and your needles and enjoy a cup of tea with our lovely knitting group.
Lego club, Alkrington Library
21 May 2018
6pm-7pm​, third Monday of the month. Calling all Lego fans aged 5-12 years old!! Come along to Lego Club at Alkrington Library.
Scrabble mornings at Alkrington Library
28 May 2018
Every Monday morning at 10.30am-12noon. Do you enjoy a good game of Scrabble? Then come along to Scrabble mornings at Alkrington Library.
Turbo Tots at Langley Sure Start
04 June 2018
Every Monday morning, 9.30am-10.30am. Turbo Tots is a fun health and wellbeing activity for children aged 0-3 and their parents or carers.
Music and Movement at Langley Sure Start
04 June 2018
Every Monday morning from 10.30am-11.30am. Music, movement and fitness fun for children's development. For children aged 0-3.
Family History Helpdesk, Alkrington Library
04 June 2018
2pm-4pm​, every 3 weeks on a Monday. Come along to our FREE sessions.
Reading Circle at Smallbridge Library
28 June 2018
Last Thursday of each month, 11am-12noon. A reading circle for people over 50 who love to read. Come and meet new friends for a chat and a brew.
Digital Skills for Jobs, Smallbridge Library
05 July 2018
Every 4th Thursday, 2pm-3.30pm. Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV.
Word Weavers Writing Group
09 July 2018
This creative writing group meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month to discuss and practice the arts of poetry and prose.
Digital Skills for Jobs, Rochdale Central Library - Tuesdays
10 July 2018
Every 4th Tuesday, 2pm-3.30pm. Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV.
Digital Skills for Jobs, Middleton Library
13 July 2018
Every 4th Friday, 10am-11.30am. Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV.
Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge 2018
14 July 2018
Saturday, 14 July 2018-Saturday, 8 September 2018. Coming to your library this summer, look out for the Mischief Makers. Join the Summer Reading Challenge - there’s a whole load of mischief going down.
Digital Skills for Jobs, Heywood Library
20 July 2018
Every 4th Friday, 2pm-3.30pm. Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV.
Things to do during the school holidays
23 July 2018
There's lots to do during the school holidays, whether it's in the library, ​countryside or one of the many other venues in the Rochdale borough​.
Digital Skills for Jobs, Balderstone Library
24 July 2018
Every 4th Tuesday, 11am-12.30pm. Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV.
Digital Skills for Jobs, Rochdale Central Library - Fridays
27 July 2018
Every 4th Friday, 10am-11.30am. Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV.
Crafts for Kids at Alkrington Library
27 July 2018
Friday, 17 August 2018, 4pm-5pm. Feeling creative? Then come along to Alkrington's Crafts for Kids session.
Summer activities for children at Rochdale Central Library
31 July 2018
From Thursday 2, to Thursday, 30 August 2018. Join us for fun afternoon sessions with a range of activities including cartoon drawing and puppet making.
Summer Reading Challenge - Family Knitting
07 August 2018
2pm-4pm, every Tuesday throughout August. Learn basic techniques and start a new hobby with the help of our Krafty Krafters.
Sensory Awareness Day
15 August 2018
We're holding an information and advice day for the thousands of residents across the borough with hearing, sight and speech problems.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
18 August 2018
Fabulous FREE entertainment in Rochdale town centre. There will be live music, a quality food and drink village and family entertainment.
Foster with Rochdale information event at Rochdale Feel Good Festival
18 August 2018
Give childhood a chance. Come along to our information sessions to find out more about fostering.
Explore Learning Writing Workshop at Alkrington Library
23 August 2018
A creative writing workshop for children aged 9-11 years.
Police Fun Day at Alkrington Library
24 August 2018
You're invited to Alkrington's 2nd annual Police Fun Day.
Middleton Code Club
25 August 2018
Starting Saturday, 25 August 2018. Every other Saturday, 11.30am-12.30pm, for children aged 7-11. Sessions are FREE to attend, so pop in and have a go at coding.
X-Manc Cyclocross 2018
01 September 2018
An epic race of mud, sweat and gears, with food, beer and music.
Foster with Rochdale information event at Heywood Charities Fete
02 September 2018
Give childhood a chance. Come along to our information sessions to find out more about fostering.
Heywood Charities Fete
02 September 2018
Heywood's popular annual Charities Fete and Parade. The Parade leaves Sefton Street, Heywood at 1pm, following the route through Heywood, ending at Queen's Park for the Fete.
Children
03 September 2018
Children aged 4-12 years old can decorate and design their own tote bags.
Clue – Doh! Multi Room Murder Mystery Family Event
14 September 2018
Get your little grey cells working and see if you can discover the true colours of your suspects and solve this crime.
Storytime with Sue
15 September 2018
An exciting Roald Dahl-themed storytime for children 5 years and older.
Dedication service for Castleton Memorial
23 September 2018
Join us for a dedication service at the new Castleton War Memorial.
Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run
07 October 2018
Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K returns for its 4th year. It’s one of the highlights of our sporting calendar.
Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival
15 October 2018
An exciting week of arts for all ages from Monday, 15 - Monday, 22 October 2018, ;covering drama, comedy, poetry, spoken word, visual arts and children's shows.