Airedale Library

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Important Information


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.

Open​​ing hours:Location
Monday​​9:30am - 3:00pm

The Airedale Centre
The Square
Airedale
Castleford
WF10 3JJ

01977 724040 

Tuesday9:30am - 1pm
Wednesday9:30am - 3:00pm
ThursdayClosed
Friday
9:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday9:30am - 1pm
SundayClosed​
airedalelibrary@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 – 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 - temporarily suspended
    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.


Contact us

Libraries Services

Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street
Wakefield
WF1 2EB

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