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Information about Scarborough library, including contact details; opening hours; map, directions and access; and facilities, services and activities. You can also search the library catalogue; renew your books and reserve items; join the library; and see our charges and fines. The library also hosts the Scarborough Literature Festival 'The Long Weekend' every April.
Telephone: 0845 034 9516 (lending library)
Library opening hours
Library top tasks
Finding the library, parking and access
The library is located just off the main pedestrian precinct on Vernon Road, next door to the Iceland supermarket. There are two bus stops within a two minute walk to the library, which are served by 1, 2, 3, 3A, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 36, 63, 93A, 118, 119, 120, 121, 128 and 843 buses. The railway station is three minutes walk away.
The most convenient parking is at the Palm Court multi-storey on Vernon Road or the Brunswick multi-storey on York Place. Alternatively, Scarborough has a park and ride scheme on the A64 and the A165 Filey approach to town.
There are ramps; automatic doors; lifts; a disabled toilet; and an induction loop system at the library. Shopmobility is two minutes walk away at the rear entrance to Debenhams and has a motorised scooter for use in the library.
You can view an interactive location map of Scarborough library using our online mapping system.
Items available from the library
Information and facilities at the library
Activities at the library
Archive volunteer group
Fair Trade items for sale
Friends of Scarborough library
Scarborough Literature Festival 'The Long Weekend'