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Tameside Libraries Information Service

Tameside 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:

  • Press Reader - PressReader provides access to over 5000 daily newspaper and magazine titles from more than 100 countries, in over 60 languages while connected to the Internet. Read a newspaper or magazine in its original or screen-friendly format, print articles, listen to audio narration, and translate content from around the world in up to 17 languages.
  • RB Digital - Read full digital copies of magazines for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet. 100 magazines are currently available covering a wide range of interests. Titles include Ideal Home; Men's Health; Popular Science; National Geographic; Total Film; Gamesmaster and much more.
  • Visit our online library services page to find out more about all of our online resources

 

Free Service! We can offer a free mailing list to Tameside Businesses. Contact us for more for more information about obtaining your free mailing list.

 

Ask About Business

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Tameside Libraries are part of Ask About Business, a partnership between eleven library authorities in Greater Manchester, Blackpool, and Blackburn with Darwen. Led by Manchester Central 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 .
 

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