Your local library

Central Library, Halifax

Opening times

Central Library, Halifax
Monday9:30 - 7:00
Tuesday9:30 - 7:00
Thursday9:30 - 7:00
Friday9:30 - 7:00
Saturday9:30 - 5:00

Events and activities

To find out what’s happening in Calderdale's libraries check out:


Access for All | Adult lending | Busy Babies | Readers' Groups | Childrens lending | Class visits | Foreign language books | Fax facilities | Internet access | Language courses | Large print books | Local history | Magazines | Meeting room hire | Newspapers | Open learning | PC facility | Photocopying | Photo-Me™ | Request service | Reference department | Sales | Self-issue machine | Sound and vision collection | Storytimes | Talking books | Wheelchair access | WiFi hotspots .

Reading Well

The Central Library participates in the national Reading Well: Books on prescription scheme. For more information see Reading Well.

Online resources

Your local Calderdale library gives you access to valuable online resources:

Tourist information

The Central Library now hosts the Halifax Visitor Centre until the new Central Library opens to the public in 2016. For more information about the exciting range of products, as well as opening times, see Halifax Visitor Centre.

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