Baildon Library

Changes at Baildon Library

From Monday 3rd April Baildon Library will reduce opening hours as follows:

  • Monday 1pm to 7pm
  • Tuesday 9.30am to 1.30pm
  • Wednesday closed
  • Thursday 1pm to 7pm
  • Friday closed
  • Saturday 9.30am to 4pm

This is to enable us to continue to work with Baildon Town Council to eventually operate as a ‘hybrid’ library – a mixture of volunteers and library staff.

Opening hours will increase when all is in place.

Many thanks for your patience and co-operation.

Opening hours

Day Opening times
Monday 9.30am to 7pm
Tuesday 9.30am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am to 1pm
Thursday 9.30am to 7pm
Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.30am to 4pm

About Baildon Library

This building, opened in 1971 forms part of a complex which also includes The Ian Clough Hall, all owned by Bradford Metropolitan District Council. The building is situated in an exposed elevated position just on the edge of the village centre. The library has a floor area of 468 square metres. There is a public car park next to the Ian Clough Hall.

Following allocation of Baildon Urban Village funding in 2005, the mezzanine floor is now a Learning Zone which also accommodates a meeting space. The children's area has also been fully revamped.

As well as over 15,000 books and free internet access, the library offers regular storytimes, taster sessions for IT learners, a good local history resource and access to information throughout the district.

Standards Actual 2015-16
Floor Area (IFLA 1962): 40 square metres per 1,000 population 468
New items purchased: 216 per 1,000 population 1162
Public access computers: 6 per 10,000 population 10
Book Issues 58583
Audio Visual Issues 2622
Visitors per Annum: l 6,000 visits per 1,000 population 59986

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