Ossett Library


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.


​Opening hours


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

01924 303 040
Tuesday10am to 4pm
​​ Wednesday10am to 4pm
Friday10pm to 4pm
Saturday10pm to 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
  • 1 computers with internet access - pre booking is advised - Essential use only, pre booking is essential

  • 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

Contact us

Libraries Services

Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street

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