Library opening hours
- Monday - 2pm - 5pm
- Tuesday - 10am - 4pm
- Wednesday - 2pm - 5pm
- Thursday - closed
- Friday - 10am - 4pm
- Saturday - 10am - 12 noon
- Sunday - closed
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
Finding the library, parking and access
The library is in Bedale Hall, at the end of the High Street opposite Bedale Church. The library can be found at the rear of the Bedale Hall building. There is a bus stop on the High Street.
There is parking for 20 cars including two disabled spaces. Alternative parking is available on the market square and in the car parks behind the shops on both sides of the High Street. Some assistance may be required to help wheelchairs enter Bedale Hall, but all areas of the library are accessible to wheelchairs.
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
- free wi-fi
- 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.
There are activity sessions for children during school holidays.
Class visits may be organised to the library.
View news and events for Bedale library and all libraries in North Yorkshire.
Information technology taster sessions
The library holds information technology taster sessions to introduce people to computers and the internet.
There is a storytime for pre-school children every Friday afternoon from 2.15pm - 2.45pm.
Consultation on changes to North Yorkshire's library services
We recently consulted on proposals to change how library services are run across North Yorkshire. The consultation has now closed but the information is still available for reference purposes. You can also read a Bedale library information sheet [90kb] which gives key facts and figures about this library.