Hemsworth Library

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Important Information


Welcome Back!

Re-opening information

We are operating reduced hours and activities in order to be Covid-19 Secure so that you can visit and use the library with confidence. 

Key changes

  • Face Masks: You should wear a mask if you can
  • Hand sanitising: Customers must use the sanitiser provided before entering the library
  • Borrowing: The library will be open for self-serve book borrowing and return
  • Computers: Computer use is limited to 30 minutes and pre-booking is advised
  • Events: There will be no weekly events, story times or regular meetings on the premises until further notice
  • Study Space: One hour bookable study spaces available in most libraries - contact your local library to book
  • Fines: We stopped charging fines for overdue items from 1 April 2020
  • Joining: From 1 October 2020 you can join the library without proof of identification
  • Food and drink: Teas, coffees and refreshments/foods not to be consumed on the premises
  • Online resources: Our online resources, including weekly story times, continue to be available. See our full range of online resources
  • Printer: Printing, scanning and photocopying will be self-serve, customers must sign up to a Papercut account and have the correct change to use these services
Opening hours:Location
Monday9:30am - 4pm Market Street
Hemsworth
WF9 4JY

01977 722 270
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
Thursday9:30m - 4pm
Friday9:30m - 1pm
Saturday9:30am - 1pm
SundayClosed
hemsworthlibrary@wakefield.gov.uk

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What's on >>

Resources and Services

  • Access to a wide range of books and more for all ages​
  • Local and family history collection
  • Children's section from toddler to teenager
  • 4 computers with internet access
  • Free WiFi
  • Printing and scanning facilities
  • Self-service and manned check-outs
  • Programme of weekly activities for all ages - temporarily suspended
  • School and group visits welcome - temporarily suspended
  • Accessible facilities, induction loop
  • Meeting room to hire - small meetings with social distancing measures may be possible - please contact the library for details
  • Car park nearby at Tesco's
  • Accessible toilet 



Contact us

Libraries Services

Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street
Wakefield
WF1 2EB

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