Free entry


Read, learn, connect and relax at Airedale Library and open your mind to reading! With access to a wide range of books, local and family history collection, free internet access and a programme of weekly activities for all ages, Airedale Library is the place to expand your mind.

Facilities and services

  • Access to a wide range of books and more for all ages

  • Local and family history collection

  • Children’s section from toddler to teenager

  • Computers with internet access available for use -pre booking is advised

  • Bookable study space

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Printing and scanning facilities

  • Self-service check-outs

  • Reminiscence boxes

  • Programme of weekly activities for all ages – all sessions to be booked in advance

  • School and group visits welcome

  • Accessible facilities, including an induction loop

  • Rooms to hire – please contact Airedale Library for details

  • Toilets and baby-change

  • Car park nearby at The Square

  • Tovertafel*

  • Cycle repair station onsite

  • Cycle parking onsite

*Airedale Library is proud to offer Tovertafel, a magic table stimulating both physical and emotional activity encouraging social interaction that creates moments of happiness for people living with dementia and learning difficulties.

Venue opening hours

Monday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday : 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday : Closed

Friday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday : Closed

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Hearing Aid Loop
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Venue Details

Find us at

The Airedale Centre, The Square, Airedale, Castleford, WF10 3JJ




Venue Facilities

  • Toilets