What’s On

The Sweeter Side of Calderdale Two short videos about Mackintosh and Dobson's sweets by Halifax Central Library's Natalie Midgley. This Local History Month we thought it would be nice to celebrate the sweeter side of Calderdale's history.Natalie takes a look at one of the country's most famous confectionery dynasties, the Mackintosh family.Natalie also explores the … Continue reading What’s On

Borrowing air quality monitors from Sowerby Bridge Library

This is open to anyone who lives in Sowerby Bridge. The library has indoor and outdoor air monitors for the public to borrow. To borrow a monitor, you need to ring the library (01422 831627) and book the monitor, saying whether you’d like the indoor or outdoor one. Staff will either tell you straightaway when … Continue reading Borrowing air quality monitors from Sowerby Bridge Library

Calderdale Libraries – Service Update, February 2021

Unfortunately, due to staffing issues we are having to make some changes to the days our hub libraries are able to open. Central Library – Tuesday to Saturday (closed Mondays)Brighouse Library – Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat (closed Wednesdays)Hebden Bridge Library – Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat (closed Tuesdays)King Cross Library – Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri & … Continue reading Calderdale Libraries – Service Update, February 2021

19th Century British Library Newspapers Online

A wide range of newspapers from 19th Century Britain are available on 19th Century Newspapers . The site includes: Regional newspapers, such as the Leeds Mercury (which covered what is now Calderdale).Bradford Observer, Huddersfield Chronicle and Northern Star. Use the site to see if any of your ancestors are included. Especially if they had a … Continue reading 19th Century British Library Newspapers Online

New National Lockdown – CMBC Libraries Service Update

Due to the current lockdown, the services on offer in our libraries have been scaled down. Central Library will continue to open Tuesday to Saturday, from 10am to 4pm. Brighouse, King Cross, Hebden Bridge and Todmorden libraries will all continue to open Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 4pm. At all these sites, you can:      Return items  … Continue reading New National Lockdown – CMBC Libraries Service Update