Library:Airedale Library

Library, free entry


The Airedale Centre,
The Square,
WF10 3JJ


*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:

Airedale Library has a range of service available to local residents and visitors including:

•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

Other facilities include:
•20 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
•Rooms available to hire
•On site community café
•Adult Education Courses are available at the library

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

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

What's On?

Bookstart 'little darlings'
Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required (fortnightly)
•Monday: 10:00am - 11:00am

Education/study areaOn-site light refreshments

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

Monday 9:30am–5.00pm
Tuesday 9:30am–5:00pm
Wednesday 9:30am–7.00pm
Thursday 9:30am–5:00pm
Friday 9:30am–5:00pm
Saturday 9:30am–1:00pm


Free entry



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

Map reference: SE 453254  Lat: 53.72303 Long: -1.31495

By Road:
Airedale Library is situated in the Airedale Centre, on the roundabout at The Square opposite the shopping precinct and Tesco store.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Castleford Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Caslteford Bus Station


  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed