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Heywood Library

​​​​​​​​​​​Opening times at Heywood Library

Customer service centre: there's a customer service centre based in Heywood Library. View customer service centre opening times

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

DayOpening times

Facilities at Heywood Library

Activities at Heywood Library



  • Singalong session, 11am-12noon (first Tuesday of the month)
  • Rhymes and crafts, 1pm-1.45pm and 2pm-2.45pm
  • Basic computer session 2pm-3pm and 3pm-4pm


  • Bookstart Bear Club (children 15+ months) - please note there are no Bookstart Bear or Bookstart Baby sessions running at the moment. Please see below.
  • Bookstart Baby (children 0-15 months)
  • Family History Group, 2pm (first Thursday of the month)​
  • Homework Club, 4pm-5pm (during school term)


  • Reading Group, 2pm-3pm (monthly)
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​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.

Please note: there are no Bookstart Bear or Bookstart Baby sessions running at the moment. Once we've got confirmation of when they're running 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.

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

Heywood Library
Lance Corporal Stephen Shaw M C Way
Heywood OL10 1LL
0300 303 8876

Access information

  • Large free car park on Civic Centre car park.
  • Disabled access is limited, some help may be required.​


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, eMagazines and eGraphicnovels ​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