Category Archives: Libraries

Kirklees Libraries to welcome residents after lockdown restrictions ease

Kirklees residents can once again visit a local library as part of a phased recovery plan which will see buildings open to the public from 12 April. Locations and activities The following libraries will be open for safe borrowing and IT sessions. Library Safe borrowing Bookable IT sessions Almondbury Mon 1:00pm – 5:00pm Tues 10:00am – 1:00pm Thurs 2:00pm –

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Community engagement activities to start for new build library

Artists impression of new Birkby and Fartown Library

We’re seeing good progress on the new £799k community library for the residents of Birkby and Fartown. Community engagement Kirklees Libraries have now commissioned Edgelands Arts to deliver an exciting, creative consultation with the local community in the Birkby and Fartown areas.  Together they will explore key questions on what the new library service offer will look like.  They will

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Enhancing children’s literacy with new build library

Birkby and Fartown will see work commence on the construction of a new library building from next week. Contractors Marshalls will build a library that will benefit not just the local residents but also schools especially nearby Birkby Junior School.  Located on Lea Street, the new library will provide additional resource to support children in their reading and overall childhood

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