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Norden Library

​​Opening times

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

DayOpening times
5.30pm- 7.30pm
Tuesday9.30am- 1pm
Thursday2pm- 5.30pm
Saturday9.30am- 12.30pm


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

Activities at the library

No current activities

Events in our libraries

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

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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 n​ear you.

How to get there

Norden Library
Norden Community School
Shawfield Lane
Rochdale OL12 7RQ
0300 303 8876

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Access Information

  • Limited on street car parking.

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0300 303 8876


Join the library

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 online.
  • Reserve and renew books.
  • Download the latest eBooks to your smartphone, tablet or desktop - coming soon.

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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