Heywood Library and Customer Service Centre, Heywood

Lance Corporal Stephen Shaw M C Way, Heywood OL10 1LL
Temporary library closures

Before you visit the library, we advise checking for any temporary closures.

View any temporary library and customer service centre closures

Opening times
  • Monday: 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-5pm
  • Thursday: 9am-5pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am-3pm
  • Sunday: closed
  • Bank holidays: closed
Library services available

At all our libraries you can browse, borrow and return books.

These services are also available at Heywood Library:


At Heywood Library you have access to:

  • Free wifi
  • Printers, photocopiers and scanners
  • Computers
  • Free car parking
  • Public and an accessible toilet

The majority of services and facilities in libraries are free, but some facilities have a cost.

See library charges

Customer services available

When Heywood Library is open, you can:

  • Use the computers to access council services.
  • Use the free phone to call our Contact Centre.

On Thursdays, you can get face-to-face help and advice about any council service, including:

  • Making a claim or reporting a change of circumstances for Housing Benefit and Council Tax support.
  • Applying for a Discretionary Housing Payment.
  • Applying for a Blue Badge.
  • Accessing services such as mental health support, food banks, welfare advice, debt issues, housing and homelessness.
Research facilities for family or local history

To research local or family history you start with the facts available to you. This could be from family members. Gather as much information as possible. Before visiting a library, look at what's online. Any dates, addresses, areas or trades will be helpful in finding the right family.

At Heywood Library we have:

  • Local history resources
  • Research material

More on researching family history

Online library services

With your library account you can get these services online from anywhere.

Other services available

Other services you can get at Heywood Library are:

Toy library

There are over 100 toys to choose from at Heywood Library suitable for 0 to 3 year-olds, including:

  • Puzzles and jigsaws
  • Educational toys
  • Baby toys

Find out more about the toy library

Social media

Keep up to date with news, events and competitions for all ages.

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There is free parking at Heywood Library

Contact details
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