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Wardle Library

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Opening times at Wardle Library

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

DayOpening times
Monday2pm-5pm
5.30pm-7.30pm
Tuesday2pm-5.30pm
WednesdayClosed
Thursday2pm-5.30pm
FridayClosed
Saturday9.30am-12.30pm
SundayClosed

Facilities​ at Wardle Library

Activities at Wardle Library

Monday

  • Wardle Art Group, 2pm-4pm
  • Knitting Group, 5.30pm-7pm (every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Monday of the month)
  • Wardle Reading Group, 6.30pm-7.15pm - 1st Monday of the month

​​Wednesday

  • Wardle Friends and Neighbours, 1pm-3.30pm

Thursday

  • Knitting Group, 2pm-4pm
  • Wardle Society, 7pm-9pm, 1st Thursday of each month​

Saturday

  • Code club. Every Saturday, 9.30am-10.30am. Find out more about this event
  • Drop-in Lego session. Every Saturday, 10.30am-12noon. Children of all ages welcome

​​​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

Wardle Library
448 Birch Road
Wardle
Rochdale OL12 9LH

wardle.library@rochdale.gov.uk
0300 303 8876

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​Access Info​rmation

  • Limited free car parking including disabled bays.
  • Disabled access is limited, some help may be required.

Feedback

Read some of the feedback we've received from library customers.

"I would like to acknowledge the 2 female members of staff in Spotland Library. My daughter and I visited yesterday (4 April 2014) as we do every couple of weeks. Both ladies are very friendly, helpful and always make time to chat with my 3 year old daughter. They both make visiting the library a really lovely experience! Please pass on my thanks to them, they are doing a wonderful job! "​​

Contact

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 Greater Manchester.
  • 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 from help with passing your driving theory test to advice for local businesses.

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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