Temporary library closures

Bank holiday library closures

Libraries and customer services will be closed on bank holidays.

Temporary scheduled library closures

We may need to temporarily close libraries for various reasons such as building works, staff resources and unforeseen circumstances. We'll list any closures on this page.

Name of library Date closed Date of reopening Reason for closure Your nearest alternative library
Smithy Bridge Library Monday, 20 March 2023 Monday, 27 March 2023 Building works - installing new heating system. Smallbridge Library, Rochdale

Unplanned or emergency library closures

Sometimes we need to close libraries at short notice. You can get the latest information about closures on our social media channels. 

Online library resources you can continue to use

Whilst our libraries are closed you can continue to access online library resources at any time: