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
Customer service centre: there's a customer service centre based in Balderstone Library.
View customer service centre opening times
Library: the library is open during the following hours, we're closed on bank holidays.
Facilities at Balderstone Library
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 - please note, there are no Bookstart Bear Club sessions running at the moment. Please see below.
- Play and Learn, 10.15am - 11.30am, led by Sure Start
- Knitting club, 2pm - 3pm
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.
Please note: there are no Bookstart Bear Club sessions running at the moment. Once we've got confirmation of when the sessions will start again, we'll update this page. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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