Library opening hours
- Monday - 10am - 5pm
- Tuesday - 1pm - 5pm
- Wednesday - closed
- Thursday - 10am - 5pm
- Friday - 10am - 7pm
- Saturday - 9.30am - 12.30pm
- 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 situated within the Meadowfields extra care building just off Chapel Street which is behind the Market Place. There are some public car parking spaces assigned for library customers, one of which is specifically for those customers who have a disability. Public "pay and display" spaces are available in the nearby Market Place . 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
- study area
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 summer holidays.
We welcome class visits, please contact the library to arrange a mutually suitable time.
View news and events for Thirsk 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 on Friday afternoons 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 Thirsk library information sheet [497kb] which gives key facts and figures about this library.