Kirklees libraries welcome children and young people of all ages and their families. There are plenty of suitable resources and lots of fun activities and events.

Apply to join Kirklees libraries

Membership is free and children can join at any age. A parent or guardian must give signed permission for under 16s

Clock Completing this form takes around 10 minutes

Apply online

After you've applied

You will need to collect your library card from the library and sign it.

You will need to bring proof of name, address and signature such as:

  • Your driving licence
  • A utility bill and a credit card
  • Passport

If you are under 16 your parent or guardian must sign it for you. They will be held responsible for any items borrowed.

Events for children and young people

There are plenty of fun activities that prove that you're never too young to benefit from your local library.

Bookstart Scheme

There are free Bookstart packs available at your local library.