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Tameside Libraries Information Service

Photograph of the reading roomTameside Libraries Information Service exists to provide information to anyone, on any subject, and in any form.

There are thousands of items of stock managed by specialist staff, and all enquiries for information are welcome. Smaller quick-reference collections are provided in branch libraries throughout the Borough.

Tameside Libraries Information Service also manages the Health Information Centre: an information service located in Tameside General Hospital for patients and their carers.

Latest News

 

New Online Resource!

Tameside Libraries Information Service have added even more online reference resources to their collection. These can be accessed by Library members at home, work, or at their nearest Tameside Library. The latest editions to this growing collection are:

  • Theory Test Pro - Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the entire official test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code. Access to Theory Test Pro is available free of charge from Tameside Libraries.
  • Go Citizen Go Citizen is an online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British citizenship test. It includes an online version of the latest official study materials licensed from the Home Office, plus hundreds of practice test questions in the same format as the official test. Go Citizen is completely free to all members of Tameside Libraries
  • Visit our online library services page to find out more about all of our online resources

Win an iPod shuffle or books worth £50!!!

Oxford University Press are giving you the opportunity to win an Ipod Shuffle or OUP books worth £50. The quiz runs every two months and focuses on a different Oxford resource every time. For a chance of winning enter here. For more information contact us.

Special Offer! For a limited time only, we are offering free mailing lists to Tameside Businesses. Contact us for more for more information about obtaining your free mailing list.

Ask About Business! Ask about Business Logo

Tameside Libraries are now part of an exciting venture! Ask About Business is a new partnership between eleven library authorities in Greater Manchester, Blackpool, and Blackburn with Darwen. Led by Manchester Library & Information Service, Ask About Business provides access through libraries to information that supports: 

  • Pre-Start and new businesses
  • Existing business
  • Jobseekers
  • Consumers
  • Inventors
  • Business students

For more information about Ask About Business, contact Tameside Libraries Information Service or visit the Ask About Business website Link to External Website.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9.00am - 8.00pm
  • Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Thursday: 9.00am - 8.00pm
  • Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Note: Historical information about Tameside is available from the Tameside Local Studies & Archives Unit

Contact Information
Contact by Post

Tameside Libraries Information Service
Central Library
Old Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 7SG
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 2031
Contact by Fax
0161 330 4762
Contact by Minicom
0161 342 2044