Christmas and New Year opening times
Library opening hours
- Monday - closed
- Tuesday - 2pm - 7pm
- Wednesday - 2pm - 5pm
- Thursday - closed
- Friday - 2pm - 5pm
- Saturday - 10am - 12 noon
- Sunday - closed
Finding the library, parking and access
Coming along the A19 from Selby, turn left at the roundabout into Barlby and carry on to the Barlby/York road. Take the first right after Barlby Community Primary School and head into Howden Road. The library is situated on the left.
Coming along the A19 from York, turn right at the sign post for Barlby, follow the York road and take the third left after the post office and head into Howden Road. The library is situated on the left.
The library is on Howden Road, two doors away from Howden Fisheries and the New Inn. There are two bus stops nearby served by Arriva buses 412 and 415.
There is a large car park at the rear of the building with space for 15-20 cars. The library has automatic doors at the front of the building and all areas are accessible to wheelchairs.
Popular library tasks
- Search for books in the library catalogue
- Renew your books
- Reserve books or other items
- Borrow e-books or digital audiobooks
- Join the library online
- View library charges or pay online (£10 minimum)
- Access online reference sources
Items available from the library
You can borrow a range of books, DVDs, large print books, story tapes and talking books.
Information and facilities at the library
- children's area
- internet and computer access
- language courses
- local studies
Activities at the library
For further information about any of the activities below, please contact the library.
The library hosts a book club on the first Tuesday of the month, starting at 6.30pm. Read it - share it. Come along and try a new book each month.
Class visits may be organised to the library.
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Creative writing course
The library hosts a creative writing course every other Tuesday from 6pm, covering stories, poetry, plays and more.
There is a storytime for pre-school children every Friday afternoon from 2.30pm.