Coronavirus (COVID-19): Rochdale Central Library closed
In light of the current situation, Rochdale Central Library is currently closed. We'll continue to monitor the situation closely, carefully and frequently and will update this website if anything changes.
Address: Rochdale Central Library, Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale OL16 1XU.
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Opening times at Rochdale Central Library
Customer service centre: there's a customer service centre based in Rochdale Central Library.
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Library: the Request and Collect service at this library is available during the following hours.
|Monday-Friday||9.30am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm|
|Saturday and Sunday||Closed|
|Bank holidays||Closed |
Services at Rochdale Central Library
You can access the following limited service
Return books - you can return books by placing them in the boxes near the library doors, labelled 'return boxes'. This includes any books you borrowed before the coronavirus outbreak.
Request and Collect library books - a service which allows library members to borrow books without going into the library.
Facilities and access at Rochdale Central Library
Rochdale Central Library has:
- Pay and display parking including disabled bays nearby
- Full disabled access including an
- Children's library
- Meeting rooms
Play the digital piano
Coronavirus (COVID-19): in light of the current situation, you can
not play the digital piano at the moment. We'll continue to monitor the situation and will update this website if anything changes.
We've a digital piano at Rochdale Central Library, next to the Children’s Library. You can use it for practice or fun and it's really simple to use. Best of all, you can use it for FREE and there's no need to book. You can use it any time the library is open. There are built-in piano games for children to play, or piano lessons if you’d like to learn.
We've attached instructions to the digital piano in case you get stuck, or you can ask a member of the library staff for help. Please note that we provide headphones on our digital piano and only 1 person at any given time can use it.