1968: In the mid 1960s the library service was
operated from a room in Yeadon Town Hall, Aireborough Librarian Brian
Shackleton reported to Aireborough Urban District Council that this service was
The Council approved plans for a new library to e built on the site
of Hudson's Yard (the site of Haworth Court ), unfortunately the County
Planning Officer would not pass the plans.
An alternative site on Starkey's
Fold was suggested but this too was abandoned.
In 1967 the former Co-operative
Society building on Town Hall Square was approved for conversion into a library
which opened on 20th June 1968.
An extensive renovation and refurbishment took
place in 2015 to incorporate other Council services which had previously
been administered from Micklefield House creating a "One Stop" and
Photographer Bryan Waite donated by his family