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Roundhouse Lifelong Learning Centre, Laithes Crescent, Athersley, Barnsley, S71 3AE

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Opening hours

Roundhouse Library will be closed between Monday 13 February to Monday 6 March 2023 for refurbishment works.

Day Time
Monday 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 5pm 
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 5pm
Friday 9am to 4.30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


  • Browse and borrow books in-branch
  • Order and collect books service
  • Use a pre-booked PC
  • Printing
  • Photocopying and scanning
  • Groups and activities
  • Room bookings


  • Outside - easy sloped access
  • Inside - level access
  • Public toilet
  • Disabled toilet
  • Baby changing room
  • Part of the Breastfeeding 'Welcome Here' scheme
  • Comfy seating

Activities and events

We run a range of activities and events for children and adults.

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Other services

  • Citizens Advice run advice drop-in sessions.
  • DIAL run drop-in sessions for help with benefits and advice. Contact DIAL by sending an email to or call (01226) 240 273 to find out about their sessions.
  • Help and support over a range of issues provided by Romero Communities - drop-in Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays 9.30am to 12.30pm.
  • NHS stop smoking clinic - Thursdays 9am to 12.30pm - contact the team on (01226) 644364.
  • Resolute - women’s support group - Tuesdays 11am to 1pm - to find out more contact Debbie on 07939287367.
  • Centrepoint drop in. Housing support for young people aged 18 to 25. Fourth Tuesday in the month from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

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