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The closest library to our school is Droylsden Library on Manchester Road.

If you are unsure of where it is, check out Miss Docherty's 'how to' guide below:

Library news (Summer 2022) 


There are some fantastic (and free) Tameside library events on the horizon!


On Friday 27th May 2022, Droylsden Library are hosting a Jubilee themed craft afternoon between 2-4pm. Why not pop down after school and check out a few books for the school holidays? 


On Tuesday 31st May 2022, Ashton Library are hosting crafts, games and a treasure hunt between 3-4:30pm! Why not head on down?


On Wednesday 1st June 2022, there is an Armchair Adventure event at Dukinfield Library 10-11:30am and again at 1:30-3pm. 


There is a mini beast story hunt at Droylsden  Library on Saturday the 11th from 11am. Perfect for children who are into creepy crawlies! 


Next half term, we will be spilling the beans on this year’s summer reading challenge! 😀


Mr McCabe 

February 2022

The children in reception had lots of fun at Droylsden library. The new library is full of amazing books, special book nooks and great work spaces. Steph, who is the librarian, read a great story to the children! There are always lots of great events for children taking place at Droylsden Library-so keep your eyes peeled!




There is a children's area with a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction books for children to choose from. Becoming a member is so easy. Just pop in and ask if you can join-it's free. Scroll down for special library news!



Wow! Look at the new Droylsden Library! 


There are so many books, work stations and computers for our pupils to use! 



When is the library open?

Monday 9am–1pm

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday Closed




Sunday Closed


It is less than a 10 minute walk from our school gate. It isn't too far from the big, red clock in Droylsden and the post office! 


Tick tock: Next time you are by the clock, see if you can spot the new library building!


Droylsden Library has turned a new page. The Manchester Road building that was in use for 84 years closed on Saturday, August 28, and on Thursday, September 9, the service reopened in the smart, modern surroundings of next-door Guardsman Tony Downes House.


Above: Guardsman Tony Downes House will be the new home to Droylsden Library from September 2021


Christmas Event

Pantomime Story time with Simon the Storyteller Join Simon the Storyteller as Dame Nelly for a Christmas themed story time in panto style! For ages 0-5 and their families. Saturday 11th December 11am – 11.45am and 12.30pm – 1.15pm Droylsden Library, Guardsman Tony Downes House, Manchester Road

Special events (This event has now ended):


There is a fantastic summer reading challenge for all children to take part in.
All you have to do is go to the library 3 times over the summer and read 6 books. Children can take 2 books out at a time! It’s really easy to join the library! Pop in any time. Children are rewarded with cool stickers, a book mark, a fridge magnet and a certificate! There is also a chance to win a book token worth £40! It would be great if all of our children could take part. Keeping up with reading for pleasure over the summer will help children with their vocabulary acquisition and imagination! Good luck guys! Anyone who completes the challenge will win a medal and they will receive 10 dojos in September!