Ossett Library

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Important Information


Welcome Back!

From Monday 12 April Libraries will be open for browsing and book borrowing, computer use and bookable study space. An order and collect service is also available.

We are operating reduced hours and activities in order to be Covid-19 Secure so that you can visit and use the library with confidence.

Key changes

  • Face Masks: You should wear a mask if you can.
  • Hand sanitising: Customers must use the sanitiser provided before entering the library.
  • Borrowing: The library will be open for self-serve book borrowing and return.
  • Computers: Computer use is limited to 30 minutes and pre-booking is advised
  • Events: There will be no weekly events, story times or regular meetings on the premises until further notice.
  • Study Space: One hour bookable study spaces available in most libraries - contact your local library to book.
  • Fines: We stopped charging fines for overdue items from 1 April 2020
  • Joining: From 1 October 2020 you can join the library without proof of identification.
  • Food and drink: Teas, coffees and refreshments/foods not to be consumed on the premises.

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​Opening hours

​Location

Monday10am to 4pm
Ossett Town Hall
Market Place
Ossett
WF5 8BE​

01924 303 040
Tuesday10am to 4pm
​​ Wednesday10am to 4pm
ThursdayClosed
Friday10pm to 4pm
Saturday10pm to 1pm
SundayClosed
ossettlibrary@wakefield.gov.uk
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​​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
  • 1 computers with internet access - pre booking is advised -  pre booking is advised

  • Free WiFi - temporarily suspended

  • Printing and scanning facilities - For pre booked computer sessions only


    Programme of weekly activities for all ages - temporarily suspended
    School and group visits welcome - temporarily suspended
  • Accessible facilities, induction loop,
  • Car park adjacent at rear of library
  • Accessible toilet - temporarily closed



Contact us

Libraries Services

Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street
Wakefield
WF1 2EB

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