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Bentham library
Information about Bentham library including contact details and services offered.
Bentham library
Main Street
High Bentham
Lancaster
North Yorkshire
LA2 7JU
Telephone:01609 534533

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

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
  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • study area

Activities at the library

For further information about any of the activities below, please contact the library.

Class visits
Class visits may be organised to the library.

Events
View news and events for Bentham library and all libraries in North Yorkshire.

Reading group
There is a monthly reading group, meeting on a Tuesday evening.

Storytime
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 pdf icon Bentham library information sheet [497kb] which gives key facts and figures about this library.

This page was last updated on 13 October 2016