Balderstone Library, Rochdale

Balderstone Park, Rochdale OL11 2HD
Opening times

Balderstone Library will be temporarily closed on Saturday, 13 August 2022 due to unforeseen circumstances.

The library will reopen as usual on Monday, 15 August 2022 at 9am. The nearest alternative library is Rochdale Library and Customer Service Centre

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Our usual opening times

  • Monday: 9am–5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am–5pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 9am–6pm
  • Friday: 9am–5pm
  • Saturday: 10am–1pm
  • Sunday: closed
  • Bank holidays: closed
Library services available

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

These services are also available:

Customer services available

At Balderstone Library, you can also access the customer service centre, where you can:

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

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

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 Balderstone Library we have:

  • Local history resources
  • Research material

More on researching family history

Other services available

Other services you can get at Balderstone Library are:

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At Balderstone Library, you have access to:

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

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

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The building has ramped access.

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