Library:Hemsworth Library

Library, free entry

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Market Street,
West Yorkshire,


Re-opening information

The library is re-opening on 11 July 2020 with reduced hours initially – see schedule below. There will be changes to its operation to protect the health of everyone. Please see the website for health and safety guidelines and changes to services.

Library resources, services and facilities include:

•Large collection of fiction and non-fiction books, including large print and talking books
•Variety of ‘quick choice’ and easy access popular material
•Reference and information material
•Newspapers and periodicals
•Community notices
•Local history collection
•DVD collection
•12 public access computers with FREE internet access and Microsoft Office suite
•FREE access at the library to and
•Self-service checkout
•A4 and A3 colour printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
•Meeting room available to hire

Children's resources and services:
•Books to suit all ages from toddler to teenager
•6 children’s computers with appropriately filtered internet access
•Activities during school holidays - check the library blog ‘what’s on’ page for further information
•Regular school visits for library instruction and Storytime

•Step-free access
•Induction loop
•Accessible toilet
•Registered assistance dogs welcome
•There is a car park next to the library which has accessible bays

Education/study areaFacilities for educational visitsAccepts groups

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedHearing Accessibility Facilities

Opening details

Monday: 9:30am - 1pm
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 1pm - 4pm
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: 9:30am - 1pm
Sunday: CLOSED


Free entry


See location of Hemsworth Library on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 428130  Lat: 53.61180 Long: -1.35454

By Road:
Hemsworth Library is situated in the centre of town, set back from the main road, adjacent to the Kings Head public house. There is a free car park with disabled parking at the rear of the library.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Fitzwilliam Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Hemsworth Bus Station


  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Hearing Accessibility FacilitiesHearing Accessibility Facilities