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Colburn library
Information about Colburn library including contact details and services offered.
Colburn library
The Broadway
Catterick Garrison
North Yorkshire
Telephone:01609 534592

Library opening hours

  • Monday - 2pm - 5pm
  • Tuesday - 2pm - 5pm
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday - 10am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
  • Friday - 10am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
  • Saturday - 10am - 12 noon
  • Sunday - closed

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Finding the library, parking and access

The library is situated at the Broadway, Colburn, at the shopping precinct on the road out of Catterick Garrison going towards Catterick Bridge. Colburn is served by bus service number 26 and there is a bus stop a short distance from the library.

There is a large car park at the Broadway with spaces for disabled users and mother and toddler bays. Parking is free. The main doors to the building are automatic and all areas 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

  • family history
  • free wi-fi
  • internet and computer access
  • language courses
  • local studies
  • meeting room available for hire
  • newspapers
  • parents' collection
  • photocopier
  • shared services - Richmondshire District Council
  • toilets

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.

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

Shared services - Richmondshire District Council

In addition to the usual library services, you can also access some services provided by Richmondshire District Council at the library. These are as follows:

  • Staff are able to deal with any enquiry or give advice for any services offered by the district council, including benefit applications, housing applications, council tax enquiry, refuse and recycling enquiries;
  • Staff can take payment for rent, council tax, non-domestic rates, garage rent, sundry debtor invoices, car parking fines, lifeline, licensing fees, planning fees and excess refuse charges;
  • You can also buy parking permits for the car parks in the district; and
  • A benefits surgery is held every Friday between 2pm and 4pm.

The services are available at the following times:

  • Monday - 2pm - 5pm
  • Tuesday - 2pm - 5pm
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday - 10am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
  • Friday - 10am - 1pm, 2pm - 4.45pm
  • Saturday - not available
  • Sunday - closed

You can find more details on the services available from the Richmondshire District Council Colburn Community Office web page.

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 Colburn library information sheet [497kb] which gives key facts and figures about this library.

This page was last updated on 13 October 2016