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The new library within the Civic Hub will be a modern purpose-built venue open longer hours, seven days a week. It will be much larger than the current library and will be split across two floors with a children's library based on the ground floor. 

Many thanks to everyone who provided feedback during the consultation about the library facilities. This has helped finalise the services to be provided.

Library facilities

  • A purpose-built modern, larger library accessible for all
  • New furniture and fittings
  • A dedicated ground floor children’s library
  • New books and a local history collection tailored to Radcliffe
  • Access to e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines from Borrowbox
  • Free public wi-fi and computer access on two floors
  • Reading and relaxation areas
  • Community space to support Radcliffe's community groups and to provide opportunities for learning 

Additional facilities

  • Specialist rooms and spaces - for study, learning and courses run by Bury Adult Learning Service
  • Space for use by local community groups

Opening times

  • Open 7 days a week with longer opening hours
  • Self-service access outside core opening hours

Visuals of the new library facilities

Below are images of the first floor library space.

Please note: Images are computer generated for illustration purposes and may not be an exact representation of the final facilities.