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Birstall Library and Information Centre

Birstall Library and Information Centre
Market Street
WF17 9EN

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Opening times

Monday: 9.30am to 7pm
Tuesday: 9.30am to 5pm
Wednesday: 9.30am to 7pm
Thursday: 9.30am to 5pm
Friday: 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 1pm
Sunday: Closed


  • Baby changing
  • Street parking and nearby public car park

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


Birstall Library and Information Centre
Market Place
WF17 9EN
Tel: 01924 326227

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More information

As well as having the traditional library service, including free use of public access computers and internet, the information point operates a bill payment service including cash (through a kiosk facility) and the provision of advice and guidance on a variety of other Council services.

A free phone allows customers direct access to other Council departments.

An issuing service is available for Kirklees Passports (applicants need to provide their own photographs).

The library section offers:

Reference, Information and study:
Book lending for adults and children; public internet access workstations; quick reference collection; community information; homework collection; photocopying and fax service; local and national newspapers.

Special loan collections:
Young adults collection; books for babies.

Audio visual loan service:
Talking books; large print.

Childrens Rhyme time for under 5s. Every Friday in term time
Childrens Story time for under 5s. Alternate Wednesdays (please ring for details)

Specialist advice surgeries:

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing - Monday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm

Benefits advice - every Tuesday 10am to 4pm
(appointments only, please ring library to arrange)

Gateway to care information and blue badge applications
Daily during library opening hours.

Local Councillor:
Alternate Thursdays 12.30pm to 1pm

MP Surgery - contact the library for more details


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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