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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.

Please note we're reviewing our library opening hours and the library will close at 5.30pm on Mondays until further notice. Find another library with extended opening hours

DayOpening times

Facilities at Darnhill Library

Activities at Darnhill Library


  • Bookstart Bear Club for the under 5s, 10am-11.30am
  • ​​Creative Writing workshop, 2pm-4pm (every second Monday of the month)


  • Yoga, ​9.30am-1​0.30​​am


  • Community​ Group, 2pm-4pm
  • IT Training Sessions, 11.30am-12.30pm


  • 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 your 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

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

Did you know?

You can join the library for FREE and anyone can join. It only takes a couple of minutes to join online. You can use your account to:

  • Borrow items from any library in the Greater Manchester Consortium.
  • 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.

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

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