Library:Airedale Library

Library, free entry

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The Airedale Centre,
The Square,
WF10 3JJ


Re-opening information

The library is re-opening on 13 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.

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.

Education/study areaOn-site light refreshments

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesSmoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

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


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
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed