Wakefield Library


Important Information

Coronavirus update

All Council Libraries are closed until further notice.

All overdue library fines will be wiped until further notice.

For further information visit our coronavirus page.

Opening hours:Location
Monday10am - 4pm Wakefield One
Burton Street

Main Library:
01924 305 376
Local Studies Library/Museum:
01924 305 356
Tuesday10am - 4pm
Wednesday10am - 4pm
Thursday10am - 4pm
Friday10am - 4pm
Saturday10am - 4pm


What's on >>

Reso​​urces and Services

  • Maps custom-printed on demand
  • Wide range of books and more for all ages
  • Large local history collection with 6 microform readers – temporarily suspended
  • Children's section from toddler to teenager
  • Collections of books in foreign languages
  • 10 computers with internet access
  • Free WiFi
  • Printing and scanning facilities
  • Designated quiet zones for study
  • Tovertafel – temporarily suspended
  • Self-service check-outs
  • Programme of weekly activities for all ages – temporarily suspended

    School and group visits welcome – temporarily suspended
  • Accessible facilities, induction loop
  • Lift to all floors
  • Toilets and baby-change in Wakefield One building
  • Parking nearby around city centre
  • Baby changing facilities – temporarily suspended
    Meeting room to hire – temporarily suspended

Tovertafel – 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

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