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Balderstone Library

Address: Balderstone Library, Balderstone Park, Rochdale OL11 2HD.
Location on map: view Balderstone Library on Google Maps.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.

Day
Opening times
Monday​9.30am-7pm
Tuesday​9.30am-12.30pm
Wednesday​Closed
Thursday​9.30am-5pm
Friday​9.30am-5pm
Saturday​9.30am-12.30pm
​Sunday​Closed

Services at Balderstone Library

You can access a range of services at Balderstone Library. See charges for library services.

Facilities and access at Balderstone Library

Balderstone Library has:

  • A FREE parking area
  • A study area and a children's area

Events and activities at Balderstone Library

Bookstart Bear Club
09 May 2018
Sessions held Monday-Thursday
 
Bookstart Bear Club sessions inspire a love of reading that will give children a flying start in life.
Early Words Together course at libraries
01 June 2018
Every Monday or Friday during term time
 
Join this 6-week course to help build your child's language skills before they start primary school. Suitable for children aged 2-5 years old.
Crafts class at Balderstone Library
01 June 2018
Every Monday
 
Unlock your creativity with this crafts class for adults. Making and crafting may help with your mental health and wellbeing.
Lego Clubs at libraries
17 June 2018

Various Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays

Our themed Lego Club is aimed at children aged 5-12 years old. You bring your creativity and imagination and we'll provide the Lego.

Knitting and stitching groups at libraries
17 June 2018
Various Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
 
We run a number of different groups across the borough for crochet, cross-stitch, knitting, embroidery and more.
Play and learn sessions at Balderstone Library
02 October 2018
Every Friday
 
Come along to our fun play sessions for children of all ages. It's a great opportunity to meet other local families.

Contact

0300 303 8876

Phone: Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.30pm.
Closed for training Monday 11am-11.30am.

Did you know?

Joining a library is FREE. You can join any library in England and Wales to use their facilities.

So, if you can't find it with us, take a look at the services on offer at a different library.

Join Rochdale borough libraries

It only takes a couple of minutes to join the library online. You can use your library membership to:

  • Download the latest eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines to your smartphone, tablet or desktop.
  • Reserve and renew books.
  • Choose from thousands of great books and audiobooks.
  • Access a range of online resources.
  • Borrow items from any library in the Greater Manchester Consortium.

Please remember to bring identification when you first visit the library to borrow items - for example, utility bill, driving licence or bank statement.

Join the library