Balderstone library is set in the tranquil surroundings of Balderstone Park. It is a deceptively large library holding more than 15,000 titles.
The library is open during the following hours, we're closed on bank holidays.
- Books in large print
- Children's area
- Audio books
FREE public WiFi
- Study area
- Local history resources
Activities at the library
- Early Words Together, 10am-11am. For children ages 2-5. Call Sure Start to book a place 01706 653677
- Friends of Balderstone Park, third Monday of each month, 6pm
- Learn My Way - Basic IT course, 10am-11am
- Bookstart Bear Club for the under 5s, 2pm-3pm
- Play and Learn, 10.15am - 11.30am led by Sure Start
- Knitting club, 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