Ossett Library

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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, free internet access, events, activities, learning opportunities, local history resources, and more - there is something for everyone. You can even access many of our services from home.

Important Information

The refurbishment to Ossett Town Hall is underway and Ossett Library is closed until further notice. 

You can return and renew books at Horbury Library which will extend their opening hours to

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


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
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Printing and scanning facilities
  • Programme of weekly activities for all ages
  • School and group visits welcome
  • Accessible facilities, induction loop,
  • Disabled Access Toilet
  • Accessible toilet
  • Cycle parking available in close proximity, borrowable lock and mini repair kit onsite
woman picking up a book from a library book shelf

Contact Us

Libraries Services Wakefield One PO Box 700 Burton Street Wakefield WF1 2EB

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