Castleton Library, Rochdale

  • Regular library address: 881 Manchester Road, Rochdale OL11 3AF (this building is currently closed for essential works)
  • Temporary pop-up library address: Mayfield Rugby Club, Keswick Street, Rochdale OL11 3AG
Temporary library closures

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

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Temporary closure and pop-up library

Castleton Library and Community Centre is currently closed for essential building works from Thursday, 28 March 2024 for around 6 months.

We're offering a temporary pop up service from Mayfield Rugby Club until the library is able to go back to the original building.

We're offering a reduced service of books only (reservations can be collected from Mayfield and there's a small selection of stock for customers to choose from.

There's no PC access, printing, photocopying or scanning services during the building works.

The temporary pop-up library is staffed by library staff.

Opening times

Temporary pop-up library opening times

  • Mondays: 9am–12noon
  • Tuesdays: 9am–12noon
  • Thursdays: 2pm–5pm
  • Fridays: 2pm–5pm
Library services available

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

These services are also available at Castleton Library:


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

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Customer services available

While Castleton Library is open, this is a self-serve customer service centre. There are no staff available for face-to-face advice, but you can:

  • Use computers to access council services
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 Castleton 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 Castleton Library are:

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Castleton Library has disabled access.

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