Library opening hours
- Monday - 2.30pm - 4.30pm, 4.30pm - 7pm*
- Tuesday - closed
- Wednesday - 10am - 1pm, 1pm - 4pm*
- Thursday - closed
- Friday - 2.30pm - 5.30pm
- Saturday - 10am - 12 noon
- Sunday - closed
*Service provided by Friends of Betham Library.
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 situated off the main street, next to High Bentham Primary School and near to the main bus stop.
There is no designated parking at the library. There is some on street parking on Main Street and Robin Lane, as well as a free car park signposted from the main street. There is a ramp as well as automatic doors to allow access to the library. The library is all on one level without any steps. A hearing loop is also available.
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
- family history
- free wi-fi
- induction loop
- internet and computer access
- language courses
- local studies
- study area
Activities at the library
For further information about any of the activities below, please contact the library.
Class visits may be organised to the library.
View news and events for Bentham library and all libraries in North Yorkshire.
There is a monthly reading group, meeting on a Tuesday evening.
On the first Thursday of the month during term-time, there is an under fives storytime.
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 Bentham library information sheet [497kb] which gives key facts and figures about this library.