image for Library item typeNormanton Library

Library, free entry


Market Street,
West Yorkshire,


*The information below is correct at 10am on Wednesday 18th March.*

We're sorry to announce that all Wakefield district libraries are currently closed. We have the latest information on council services that are affected by COVID-19 on the council webpage:

Library resources, services and functions:

• 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
• 19 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

Children's resources and services at Normanton Library:
• Books to suit all ages from toddler to teenager
• 2 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
• Lift to all floors
• Induction loop
• Accessible toilet
• Registered assistance dogs welcome
• There is a car park next to the library which has accessible bays

What's On?

Bookstart Storytimes:
Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome.
Friday 10:15am

Craft club:
Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading. Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends. All welcome
•Monday: 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Monday 9:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 6pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9:30am - 6pm
Friday 9:30am - 5pm
Saturday 9:30am - 1pm
Sunday Closed


Free entry



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

Map reference: SE 382227  Lat: 53.69933 Long: -1.42287

By Road:
Normanton is well placed strategically. It is located off exit 31 of the M62 motorway and is very accessible from both Wakefield district and the surrounding areas. The Centre itself is in the heart of Normanton, near the main shopping centre and adjacent to the town's new swimming pool.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Normanton Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Normanton Bus Station


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed