Click here for a full list of services that the library and community building has to offer when fully operational.


Whilst all events are temporarily suspended, click here to see the types of events and regular meeting groups that take place.

Join the library

Membership for joining a the library is free. Completing the form takes around 10 minutes. Make use of the online resources.

The library is open:

 MONDAYS 1pm to 6pm

TUESDAYS 10am to 1pm

WEDNESDAYS 1pm – 5pm

FRIDAYS 10am to 1pm.

SATURDAYS 10am to 12.30pm

BOOKABLE IT SESSIONS (same days as the library is open)

MONDAYS 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5pm:  WEDNESDAYS 1, 2 ,3 and 4pm. TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS 10, 11 and 12 noon

You can book a 45 minute slot (to allow for cleaning between uses).

Ring Kirklees Libraries on 01484 414868 or access Kirklees Library Service using the button below.

Click below to read the full update from the Trustees.

The Kirkwood Cafe and Gift Shop are open every Wednesday from 10am – 3pm, starting Wednesday 9th June 2021.

The Kirkwood have completed some renovations, featuring a new layout.

Come and take a look and sample the cafe menu, initially offering coffee and cakes.

There will be a gradual expansion of opening hours and more menu items going forward.

The Kirkwood are recruiting a manager for the cafe and shop. See the advert here >>>

Get Involved

How you can get involved with your community library.

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Supporters Club

Join the trust

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Our Mission

To provide a safe and welcoming facility in which we can assist Kirklees Library Services to run a library and information centre and in which community events can take place.



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Hire our meeting space

Our open-plan and flexible space is available for hire by your group. You can book our space for your group to meet either: during the day in our café area – at no cost if you’re are a community group or during a weekday evening in either/both our café and library spaces for a small fee.