Borrowing library items

Following the recent announcement from the government on COVID-19, all Council Libraries are open for essential PC/digital services use. An order and collect book borrowing service is also available, please telephone or email your local library to request your books and agree a collection time. For library contact details please visit Your local library - Wakefield Council

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Library members can borrow a wide range of books and talking books from any of our library branches. The number of items a person can borrow at any one time depends on the age category of membership, e.g. Junior, Student, Adult. Please ask library staff about what items can be borrowed for the type of membership you have.

For example, an adult library member may borrow a total of 24 items at any one time, including:

  • 12 Books
  • 12 Talking books/Language courses
Items can be borrowed for up to three weeks.

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