The new central library at
Number One Riverside opened to customers in March 2013. The multi use public building is in Rochdale town centre.
The library is open during the following hours, we're closed on bank holidays.
Activities at the library
|Macular Degeneration Group, 1.30pm-3.30pm (monthly).|
Wordweavers Group, 5.30pm (every second and fourth Monday of the month).
|Reading Group, 1pm (every 3 weeks).|
Health Trainers Sessions, 9am-12noon
Bookstart Bear Club for the under 5s, 1.30pm-2.30pm.
IT Training Sessions, 2pm - 3pm and 3pm - 4pm.
Business support sessions - Open for Business, 10am-1pm
Talking Books - Reading Group, 2pm (third Thursday of the month).
IT Training Sessions, 2pm - 3pm and 3pm - 4pm
|Stop Smoking sessions, 10am-2pm (alternate Fridays, appointments only).|
CVS drop-in, 1pm-3pm (first Friday of the month).
Philosophy Coffee 2pm-4pm, (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.
Bookstart Bear Club sessions
Bookstart Bear Club sessions inspire a love of reading that will give children a flying start in life.
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.
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
Number One Riverside
0300 303 8876
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- Pay and display parking including disabled bays nearby.
- Full disabled access.