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Derwent valley bridge community library
Information about Derwent valley bridge community library including contact details and services offered.
Derwent valley bridge community library
3 Pickering Road
West Ayton
North Yorkshire
YO13 9JE
Telephone:01723 863052

This library is now managed and operated by volunteers working in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.

Library opening hours

  • Monday - closed
  • Tuesday - 10am - 7pm
  • Wednesday - 10am - 5pm
  • Thursday - closed
  • Friday - 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday - 10am - 1pm
  • Sunday - closed

Finding the library, parking and access

The library is located on the main A170 Scarborough to Thirsk Road, in the village of West Ayton, in between Ayton Methodist Chapel and the Forge Valley Inn. There is a bus stop nearby served by the 8 and 128 buses.

There is a car park adjacent to the library with space for six cars. There is also one space immediately outside the library. Should the car park be full, there is a large car park behind the library. This belongs to the pub but it may be used by library customers. The library has automatic doors and all areas are accessible to wheelchairs. A hearing loop is available at the counter. Baby changing facilities are also available.

Popular library tasks

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

  • baby changing
  • free wi-fi
  • induction loop  
  • internet and computer access
  • language courses
  • local studies
  • magazines
  • toilets

Activities at the library

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

Baby book time

Explore the world of books through a sensory storytime designed especially for babies from new born to walking age. This is a friendly session for mums, dads, grandparents and carers to join in with storytelling, songs and sensory play.

Sessions will be every Tuesday afternoon from 1.45pm to 2.45pm.

There will be a £1 voluntary donation towards refreshments and resources. Please note there is limited space for prams and pushchairs.

For forthcoming events in Derwent valley bridge community library see You can also view news from all the libraries in North Yorkshire here.

Reading group
A reading group is held every last Tuesday of the month from 6.15pm.

This page was last updated on 1 April 2017