Books and films

Books and reading

Books and a passion for reading are at the heart of the service we offer.





We have a great selection of films and music available to rent to suit all tastes. Go to the online catalogue to see what we offer. Due to declining use of this service we no longer purchase new DVDs for stock or for requests.

DVD and Blu-ray hire

DVD and Blu-ray films are available for loan from Wakefield, Pontefract, and Castleford libraries. You may borrow a maximum of 4 DVDs at a time.


  • Value - £1.25 for 2 nights
  • Premier - £3.50 for 2 nights
  • Boxed sets - £2.30 for 1 week
  • 39;U' certificate films - £1.20 for 1 week
  • 'Live and Learn' DVDs. FREE loan for 3 weeks

Library concessionary schemes

We offer a variety of concessionary schemes to help the most vulnerable in our society to access library services on an equal basis.

Contact us

Libraries Services

Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street

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