Rawtenstall Library

Rawtenstall Library
Queens Square
Rawtenstall
Lancashire
BB4 6QU
England

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Rawtenstall Library was opened in 1906 and the official opening in 1907 was attended by Andrew Carnegie, who paid for the library to be built.

The library was designed as part of a larger civic complex for the town but it was never completed. It was one of the first public libraries in the country to open with open-access to the books on the shelves. The library was operated by Rawtenstall Borough until 1974.

Rawtenstall Library is live on the People's Network. It has 20 PCs connected to the People's Network.

public wi-fi available - please contact the library for details.

Venue Type:

Library

Opening hours

Monday9:00 - 19:30 Tuesday9:00 - 17:00 Wednesday9:00 - 13:00 Thursday9:00 - 19:30 Friday9:00 - 17:00 Saturday9:00 - 16:00 SundayClosed

Admission charges

free

Collection details

Literature, Social History

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