Wakefield Library

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Important Information



Welcome Back!

From Monday 17 May Libraries will be open for

  • Browsing and book borrowing
  • Computer use (30 minute sessions extendable to 2 hours dependent on availability)
  • Bookable study space
  • Bookable children's story times and activities. Please contact the library for dates and times.
  • An order and collect service is also available.

To ensure the library is safe for everyone, please

  • Wear a mask if you can.
  • Use the sanitiser provided before entering the library.
  • Maintain social distance at all times

Opening hours:Location
Monday9am - 7pm Wakefield One
Burton Street
Wakefield
WF1 2DD

Main Library:
01924 305 376
Local Studies Library/Museum:
01924 305 356
Tuesday9am - 5pm
Wednesday9am - 7pm
Thursday9am - 7pm
Friday9am - 5pm
Saturday9am - 4pm
SundayClosed
wakefieldlibrarymuseum@wakefield.gov.uk

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What's on >>

Reso​​urces and Services

  • Maps custom-printed on demand
  • Wide range of books and more for all ages
  • Large local collection with 1 microfilm reader
  • Children's section from toddler to teenager
  • Collections of books in foreign languages
  • 22 computers with internet access - pre booking is advised

  • Free WiFi
  • 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
  • Lift to all floors
  • Toilets and baby-change in Wakefield One building
  • Parking nearby around city centre

  • Meeting room to hire – temporarily suspended

We are proud to offer Tovertafel, a magic table stimulating both physical and emotional activity encouraging social interaction that creates moments of happiness for people living with dementia and learning difficulties.



Contact us

Libraries Services

Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street
Wakefield
WF1 2EB

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