- 448 Birch Road, Wardle, Rochdale OL12 9LH
- Temporary library closures
- Opening times
- Monday: 1pm–5pm
- Tuesday: 9am–1pm
- Wednesday: closed
- Thursday: 1pm–5pm
- Friday: closed
- 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 at Wardle Library:
- Warm Spaces in the borough of Rochdale
- Join the library
- Sign in to your library account
- Renew a book
- Reserve a book
- Pay a library fine
- Get books with Bookstart
- Get books on prescription
- Join the doorstep library
- Become a library volunteer
- Request and collect library books
- You can borrow jigsaws for both adults and children free on an adult library card. You can reserve them and request them to be sent to any library in the borough for collection.
At Wardle Library you have access to:
- Free wifi
- Printers, photocopiers and scanners
- Free car parking including disabled bays
- Study area
- Children's area
Most services and facilities in libraries are free, but some facilities have a cost.
- Customer services available
While Wardle 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 Wardle Library we have:
- Local history resources
- Research material
- Online library services
With your library account you can get these services online from anywhere.
- Reserve and renew books
- Download eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines
- Download audiobooks
- Access a range of guides and resources
- Borrow items from any library in the Greater Manchester Consortium
- Other services available
Other services you can get at Wardle Library are:
- Collect free compostable bags for your kitchen caddy
- Collect free dog poo bags
- Events and activities
- Social media
Keep up to date with news, events and competitions for all ages.
Follow us on our library Facebook page
Wardle Library has disabled access. There is a free car park with disabled bays.
- Contact details
- Local library information
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