Bradford Libraries – Coronavirus Update

Council Managed Libraries

From Monday 23 March, all our Council managed libraries will only open from 10am until 2pm, Monday to Saturday only, due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

These libraries are:

  • Bingley
  • City Library
  • Bradford Local Studies
  • Eccleshill
  • Ilkley
  • Keighley
  • Laisterdyke
  • Manningham
  • Shipley
  • Wibsey
  • Wyke

Community Managed Libraries

Currently, the following libraries are closed until further notice:

  • Addingham
  • Allerton
  • Bolling Hall
  • Great Horton
  • Holme Wood
  • Idle
  • Thornton
  • Wilsden
  • Wrose

Please keep checking our Twitter feed for latest news on library closures:
@bradfordlibs247, or check the individual library webpages at: Bradford Libraries

Renewals and Fines

Due to the current Coronavirus situation, we have decided to suspend all fines.  If you have any fines prior to today, these will be waived by staff when you manage to return your books.

Also, we have lifted the limit on the number of times you can renew an item.  You can renew items online at:

Or you can use our automated telephone renewal service.  Just phone 01274 430094