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Darnhill Library

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Opening times at Darnhill Library

The library is open during the following hours, we're closed on bank holidays.

DayOpening times

Facilities at Darnhill Library

  • Books in large print.
  • Children's area.
  • Audio books.
  • FREE public WiFi.
  • Study area.
  • Photocopier.
  • Local history resources.  

Activities at Darnhill Library


  • Bookstart Bear Club for the under 5s, 10am-11.30am
  • ​​Creative Writing workshop, 1pm-3pm (every second Monday of the month)
  • Tea and Chat, 2pm-3.30pm (alternate Mondays)
  • IT Training Sessions, 10am-11am and 11am-12noon
  • Boxing 4.30pm-6pm​


  • Yoga, ​9.30am-1​0.30​​am


  • Sure start singing and stories crafts 9.30am-10.30am
  • Community​ Group, 2pm-4pm
  • IT Training Sessions, 10am-11am and 11am-12noon


  • Councillors' Surgery 2.30pm-3.30pm (second Friday of the month)
  • Tai Chi (Sun style) 3.30pm-4.30pm


  • Local councillors​ surgery 9.30am-10.30am​ (every fourth Saturday of the month)

​​Events in our libraries

We have lots of special events and activities taking place in our libraries across the borough.

See events in libraries

Bookstart Bear Club sessions

Bookstart Bear Club sessions inspire a love of reading that will give children a flying start in life.

Find you next local Bookstart Bear Club sessions

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.

See a list of IT training sessions in libraries

Reading groups

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

Darnhill Library
Argyle Parade
Heywood OL10 3RY

0300 303 8876


Access information

  • Large free car park
  • Disabled access, including disabled toilet facilities​


0300 303 8876

8am-6pm Monday to Friday​

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It's FREE to join and only takes a couple of minutes to complete our secure form. You can use your account to:

  • Choose from thousands of great books and audiobooks.
  • Reserve and renew books.
  • Download the latest eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eGraphicnovels ​to your smartphone, tablet or desktop.
  • Access a range of online resources from help with passing your driving theory test to advice for local businesses.

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

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