Hemsworth Library


Important Information

Welcome Back!

From Monday 19 July we want you to visit our libraries with confidence and feel safe. We are therefore keeping some of our safety measures in place. This includes:

  • Asking customers to sanitise their hands
  • Asking staff and customer to wear face coverings, if they can
  • One way systems to remain in place
  • Computer use will resume to 2 hours
  • Track and trace codes and paper alternatives will remain in place we do encourage customers to use this

Opening hours:Location
Monday9:30am - 5pm Market Street

01977 722 270
Tuesday9:30am - 2pm
Thursday9:30m - 6pm
Friday9:30m - 4pm
Saturday9:30am - 1pm


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 - pre booking is advised
  • Free WiFi
  • Printing and scanning facilities
  • Self-service and manned check-outs
  • Programme of weekly activities for all ages - sessions to be booked in advance
  • School and group visits welcome
  • 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

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