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Library services

Castleford Library Services

Library resources

  • Collection of fiction and non-fiction books, including large print and talking books borrowing
  • Fiction and non-fiction books in foreign languages
  • Variety of 'quick picks' and easy access popular material
  • Reference and information material
  • Newspapers
  • Community information
  • Local history collection
  • Sound and vision collection - DVD rental

Facilities and Services

  • Local study area with the latest 'touch screen' digital microfilm readers
  • free computers and internet, Microsoft Office 2010
  • Free access to: and Find My Past
  • Self-service checkout
  • Colour printing and photocopying, A4 and A3 sizes
  • Quiet reading and study area

Childrens resources and services at Castleford Library

  • Books to suit all ages from toddler to teenager
  • 2 Childrens computers with filtered internet access
  • Activities during school holidays check the library blog 'what's on' page for further information
  • Regular school visits for instruction and storytime

Castleford Library Readers Group

There is a readers' group. It meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 10:30-12. To join contact the library.


Carlton Street, Castleford. WF10 1BB
See a map.


  • Step-free access (at rear of library)
  • Lift to all floors
  • Induction loop
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Accessible toilet
  • Registered assistance dogs welcome

Opening Times

New opening times 2016.

Library Museum
Monday 9.00am - 5:00pm 9.30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5:00pm 9.30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm 9.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 5:00pm 9.30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 4pm 9.30am - 4pm
Sunday Closed Closed


Phone: 01977 722085
(Please say "For Castleford Library" in the e-mail.)