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Cleckheaton Library and Information Centre

Cleckheaton Library
Whitcliffe Road
BD19 3DX

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Opening times

Monday: 9am to 8pm
Tuesday: 9am to 7.30pm
Wednesday: 9am to 1pm
Thursday: 9am to 7.30pm
Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 4pm


  • Baby changing room
  • Car park
    For public use
  • Public toilets

Venue access

All key services are accessible.
Wheelchair access
Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance.
Disabled parking
There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings.
Fully accessible toilet


Cleckheaton Library
Whitcliffe Road
BD19 3DX
Tel: 01274 335170
Fax: 01274 335171

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Reference, information and study facilities.
Audio visual loan service: DVD's, audio books.

Special Loan Collections:
Quick reads, Teen Space, All Aboard collection for children with special needs, Graphic novels, Local History and reference collection and free access to the libraries on-line databases including Ancestry

Items for sale:
Greetings cards, book tokens, local publications, ready specs, postage stamps, posters/workbooks for children.

IT access:

Free public access computers with internet access. Please enquire about our basic computer taster courses.

Other services:

Public photocopying and fax machines (charge applies)
Kirklees Passports issued. Please bring proof of benefit, photo and fee.

Gateway to Care enquiries including Blue Badge applications.

Car park, disabled access parking and toilet, public toilets with baby change.

Room available for hire.

Specialist Advice Sessions

Kirklees Citizens Advice Bureau
Tuesdays: 10am to 1pm (ring 01484 451381 to make an appointment)

Spen Valley Neighbourhood Policing Team Contact Point
Mondays: 10am to 11am
Thursdays: 6.15pm to 7.15pm

Regular Groups

Reading groups:
Alternate Thursdays: Group 1 - 11am to 12noon.
Group 2 - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Poetry group - alternate Thursdays: 6.30pm to 7.30pm

'Coffee Plus' Coffee morning - on the first Tuesday of the month at 10am. Speakers booked every other month.

Rhymetimes/storytimes for under 5's:
Every Thursday in termtime, 2pm to 2.45pm

Nordic Walking - Thursdays: 11am to 12noon.


Please note, in some cases, the instructions for finding venues may only be exact to the the nearest street. Also, whilst we try to ensure these instructions are accurate we cannot accept responsibility for any postcode errors, or to subsequent changes in the venue details..

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