Free entry


In 2013 the old two story Carnegie Library at Castleford was transformed into an open plan three story Library and Museum. Castleford Library covers the two lower floors of the building, on the top floor Castleford Museum captures the history of Castleford, from the Bronze Age to the modern day.

Facilities and services

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

  • Local history collection

  • Digital microfilm readers

  • Children’s section from toddler to teenage

  • 14 computers with Internet access available for use – pre booking is advised

  • Free WiFi

  • Printing and scanning facilities

  • Faxing

  • Self-service check-outs

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

  • School and group visits welcome

  • Accessible facilities, induction loop

  • Toilets and baby-change

  • Car park nearby at Aire Street

  • Cycle parking available in close proximity, borrowable lock and mini repair kit onsite

Venue opening hours

Monday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday : Closed

Thursday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday : Closed

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Venue Details

Find us at

Carlton Street, Castleford, WF10 1BB




Venue Facilities

  • Toilets