Due to the introduction of the new national lockdown we will be operating a reduced service from Tuesday 5 January 2021.
- Borrowing: Order books for collection (please call the library on the number below for more details)
- Computers: 30 minutes computer access for essential purposes only. Pre booking is essential. Please call the library to book your slot or do it online.
- Printing: Printing and scanning will be self-serve for pre-booked users only. Customers must sign up to a Papercut account and have the correct change to use these services.
- Joining: You can join the library without proof of identification. Join online or call your library.
- Fines: We stopped charging fines for overdue items from 1 April 2020
- UK Visa services: Available at Wakefield Library by appointment only.
- Online resources: Our online resources, including weekly story times, continue to be available. See our full range of online resources
When visiting the library you should wear a face covering if you can and must use the sanitiser provided before entering the library.
Monday||9:30am - 3:00pm|
The Airedale Centre
Tuesday||9:30am - 1pm|
Wednesday||9:30am - 3:00pm|
9:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday||9:30am - 1pm|
Resources and Services
Access to a wide range of books and more for all ages – Call the library for order and collect service
Local and family history collection - Call the library for order and collect service
Children's section from toddler to teenager - Call the library for order and collect service
5 computers with internet access -Essential use only
, pre booking is essential
Free WiFi - temporarily suspended
Printing and scanning facilities - For pre booked computer sessions only
Self-service check-outs - temporarily suspended
Reminiscence boxes Programme of weekly activities for all ages -
School and group visits welcome - temporarily suspended
- Accessible facilities, Induction loop Rooms to hire - small meetings with social distancing measures may be possible- please contact the library for details
Toilets and baby-change - temporarily closed
- Car park nearby at The Square
Tovertafel - temporarily suspended
We are proud to offer Tovertafel, a magic table stimulating both physical and emotional activity encouraging social interaction that creates moments of happiness for people living with dementia and learning difficulties.