Library Services

Books, Journals and Archives

We have a continually updating stock of the latest and greatest literary works available catering to all interests and ages, including renowned fiction writers such as J.K Rowling and Lee Child, as well as non-fiction and biographical works by authors such as Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Andrew Marr.

We also have a really well stocked Children’s Library section now with plenty for all age groups. Our local primary school groups even visit us for books!

In Addition, we are proud to possess the best collection of local historical archives in the form of books and journals in our local history room. All books, journals and archives are available to Rawdon Community Library members.

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Please click on the button below to check what books are in stock, which are the most popular reads, how long you have left until your books are due for return and whether you wish to renew them; or to join the library as a new member.

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For the visually impaired, we have larger print copies of books as well as talking books too. Access to the library is completely wheelchair friendly with a gentle ramp leading up to the main entrance along with a disabled toilet inside.

Computer and Internet access

The Library has four computers with Internet access, word processing and spreadsheet software installed as standard. Printing, copying and scanning facilities are available, but cost 20p per A4 black and white sheet, and 50p per A4 colour sheet.

Local Information

The library has a large collection of local information including items such as bus timetables and leaflets on local attractions and events.


Newsletter 20 – September 2019