Shipley Library

Opening hours

Day Opening times
Monday 9am to 7pm
Tuesday 9am to 7pm
Wednesday 9am to 7pm
Thursday 9am to 7pm
Friday 9am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm

About Shipley Library

This library was opened in 1985 and is part of the ASDA supermarket complex which is well located in the town centre. It is a single-storey building which includes the library, community meeting rooms, with kitchen facilities, exhibition area, and a base for Bookstart in the district. Overall, the building has a floor area of 1437 square metres. The building is fully accessible, having automatic main entrance doors and level access throughout. Parking is available for staff and customers.

As well as over 31,000 books and free internet access, the library offers reading groups, taster sessions for IT learners, and access to information throughout the district.

Standards * Closed for Refurbishment Sept 15 - April 16 Actual 2015-16
Floor Area (IFLA 1962): 40 square metres per 1,000 population n/a
New items purchased: 216 per 1,000 population 2026*
Public access computers: 6 per 10,000 population 18
Book Issues 56860*
Audio Visual Issues 3422*
Visitors per Annum: l 6,000 visits per 1,000 population 78684*

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Council Address : Britannia House, Hall Ings, Bradford BD1 1HX


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