Library:Ossett Library

Library, free entry

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Station Road,
West Yorkshire,


*The information below is correct at 10am on Monday 3rd August.*

We are operating reduced hours and activities in order to be Covid-19 Secure so that you can visit and use the library with confidence.

Library resources, services and function:
•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
•Sound and vision collection
•10 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

Childrens resources and services at Ossett Library:
•Books to suit all ages from toddler to teenager
•Children’s computers with appropriately filtered internet access

•Step-free access (to the ground floor only)
•Induction loop
•Accessible toilet
•Registered assistance dogs welcome
•There is a car park near to the library which has accessible bays

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Monday: 10am - 1pm
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 10am - 1pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 1pm - 4pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED


Free entry


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

Map reference: SE 278203  Lat: 53.67842 Long: -1.58060

By Road:
Ossett Library is situated in the town centre pedestrian precinct only 2 minutes walk from the Town Hall. There is a short stay pay and display car park next to the Library behind the Tawny Owl pub on Prospect Road.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Ossett Bus Station


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed