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.

services at the Library


Our re-opening starts on Monday 17th May with Safe Browsing.

Our initial opening hours are MONDAYS 1pm to 6pm and FRIDAYS 10am to 1pm.

Click below to read the full message from our Trustees.

Click below to find out how to continue to access online services and The Home Library Service.  

The Kirkwood Cafe and Gift Shop are aiming to open on one day per week from June.

Please check back for anticipated extended opening times for all services.


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.