Free entry


Explore a whole new world of reading at Stanley Library, with a wide range of books for all ages and abilities. Take part in one of the programmes of weekly activities for all ages or dive into history in the dedicated local and family history section. Parking is available at the front of the library.

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 – pre booking is advised

  • Bookable study space

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Printing and scanning facilities

  • Self-service check-outs

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

  • School and group visits welcome

  • Accessible facilities, including an induction loop,

  • Car park at front of library

  • Tovertafel*

  • Cycle repair station onsite

  • Cycle parking onsite

*Stanley 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 with dementia and learning disabilities.

Venue opening hours

Monday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday : Closed

Thursday : 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

Friday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday : Closed

    Access facilities

  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Hearing Aid Loop
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Venue Details

Find us at

Lake Lock Road, Stanley, Wakefield, WF3 4HU