Reading to your children is encouraged from an early age and your health visitor and pre-school will give you free books through the Bookstart scheme.
Wakefield Libraries have fun, friendly and free storytime sessions at libraries across the region!
Under 5’s can join in with stories, song and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made welcome.
There are often free craft activities too!
Airedale Library, WF10 3JJ
Monday: 10am – 11am (fortnightly)
Wednesday 9.30am (weekly)
Castleford Library, WF10 1BB
Thursday: 10am – 11am (term time only)
Featherstone Library, WF7 5BB
Thursday: 9.30 – 10:30am
Hemsworth Library, WF9 4JY
Monday 9.30 – 10.30am
Friday: 10:00am – 10.30am
Horbury Library, WF4 6HP
Thursday 10.15 -11.00am
Friday: 2:15pm – 3pm
Normanton Library, WF6 2AR
Thursday: 10.15am – 10.30am
Friday 10.15am – 10.30am
Ossett Library, WF5 8BE
Wednesday: 10:30am – 11am and 2 – 2.30pm
Friday: 10:30am – 11am
Pontefract Library, WF8 1BD
Story and Rhyme – with a craft session every other week (term time only)
Song, Story and Rhyme Wednesday 10 – 11 am (term time only)
Sandal Library, WF1 5LJ
Wednesday: 10:30am – 11:30am
South Elmsall Library, WF9 2AA
Monday 9.30am – 10am Rhyme time
Tuesday: 9.30am – 10am
Friday 9.30-10 Little movers – stories, songs and play.
Stanley Library, WF3 4HU
Monday: 11:30am – 12 noon
Saturday: 11am – 12 noon Story and craft.
Wakefield Library, WF1 2DD
Tuesday: 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Friday: 10am – 11am
For information on community libraries click here