Burley Library

  • Disabled access
  • Audio books
  • Children's activities
  • Free Internet access and word processing etc
  • Chess Club - Mondays and Tuesdays from 3.30 pm to 4.45 pm
  • Burley Local History Group (Archives) - Tuesdays and Fridays 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm (Drop-in Session)
  • Homework Club - Tuesdays 3.45 pm to 4.45 pm (Term Time only)
  • Knitting Group every Thursday at 4pm
  • Fiction Reading Group for Adults - 2.30pm four weekly on Fridays

Opening hours

Day Opening times
Monday 10am to 5pm
Tuesday 10am to 5pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1pm to 6pm
Friday 2pm to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 1pm

About Burley Library

This purpose built library which belongs to Bradford Metropolitan District Council was opened in 1974 and is located near the centre of the village next to a public park. It is close to shops and easily accessible from most of the residential parts of the village. The floor area is 242 square metres which includes the library area. Access to the library is good, with handrails adjacent to the ramp leading to the main entrance. The library has a small car park.

Burley Community Council store and maintain their Archive collection in a room adjacent to the library. As well as over 8,000 books and free internet access, the library offers regular storytimes, taster sessions for IT learners and access to information throughout the district.

Standards Actual 2015-16
Floor Area (IFLA 1962): 40 square metres per 1,000 population 242
New items purchased: 216 per 1,000 population 733
Public access computers: 6 per 10,000 population 5
Book Issues 30417
Audio Visual Issues 531
Visitors per Annum: l 6,000 visits per 1,000 population 25098

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