Horbury Library

Library events

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Welcome to Wakefield Libraries - fine free and no ID.

Read, learn, connect and relax in our welcoming libraries. With thousands of books to choose from, local history resources and more. You can access the internet for free. We have lots of free events, activities, learning opportunities. There is something for everyone. Anyone who lives, works, studies or visits the district can join the library. Its free to join, we are fine free and you don’t need ID, you can even access many of our services from home.

Opening hours

Day Time
Monday 10am - 7pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm
Sunday Closed


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Facilities 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
  • Computers with internet access available for use - pre-booking is advised
  • Bookable study space
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Printing and scanning facilities
  • Self-service check-outs
  • Programme of weekly activities for all ages - sessions to be booked in advance
  • School and group visits welcome
  • Accessible facilities, induction loop
  • Car park adjacent at rear of library
  • Accessible toilet​

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