Library:Sandal Library

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Sparable Lane,
West Yorkshire,


Re-opening information

The library is re-opening on 22 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.

As part of a major refurbishment in early 2015, Sandal Library was redesigned in consultation with The Alzheimer's Society, becoming the districts first fully dementia friendly library.

The layout includes subtle design features which are specifically incorporated to make it easier for people living with dementia to use.

Library resources:
•Collection of fiction and non-fiction books, including large print and talking books
•Variety of ‘quick choice’ and easy access popular material
•Selection of self-help, health and well-being books
•Reference and information material
•Community notices
•Local history collection
•DVD collection
Facilities and services
•10 public access computers with FREE internet access and Microsoft Office suite
•A4 and A3 colour printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
•Self-service check out
•FREE access at the library to and
•Reminiscence lounge with a slideshow of digitised images from our local history collection

Children’s resources and services at Sandal Library:
• Books to suit all ages from toddler to teenager
• 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
• Registered assistance dogs welcome

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 10am - 1pm
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: 1pm - 4:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm
Sunday: CLOSED


Free entry


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

Map reference: SE 340191  Lat: 53.66727 Long: -1.48688

By Road:
Follow signs for Sandal

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


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed