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Thirsk library
Information about Thirsk library including contact details and services offered.
Thirsk library
Chapel Street
North Yorkshire
Telephone:01609 534589

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

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
  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • photocopier
  • study area

Activities at the library

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

Activity sessions
There are activity sessions for children during school summer holidays.

Class visits
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 pdf icon Thirsk library information sheet [497kb] which gives key facts and figures about this library.

This page was last updated on 13 October 2016