Information about Scalby 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.
Contacting the library
Telephone: 0845 034 9515
Fax: 01723 371539
450 Scalby Road
Bank holiday closure
The library will be closed on Monday 27 May. Normal opening hours will resume from Tuesday 28 May.
Library opening hours
| Hours|| 10am - 5.30pm|| 10am - 5.30pm|| 10am - 1pm, 1pm - 7pm*|| Closed|| 10am - 7pm|| 10am - 1pm, 1pm - 4pm*|| Closed|
* Extended hours are provided by Scalby & Newby Library Volunteers.
Library top tasks
Finding the library, parking and access
The library is on Scalby Road, between Barclay's Bank and Maltby's Chemist. There is a bus stop at the Rosette Inn which is a few minutes walk away from the library and this is served by number 13,14 & 15 buses.
There are six parking spaces available to library users at the front of the library. The library has automatic doors and all areas are accessible to wheelchairs. There is a hearing loop available at the counter.
You can view an interactive location map of Scalby library using our online mapping system.
Items available from the library
- large print books
- music CDs
- story tapes
- talking books
Information and facilities at the library
- family history
- induction loop
- information and leaflets
- internet and computer access
- language courses
- local studies
- parents' collection
- tea and coffee
Activities at the library
There are regular children's events, such as "stories from the web" held throughout the year. Please contact the library for details.
Books and other items for sale
The library occasionally offers used books and other items for sale. Please contact the library for details.
Class visits may be organised to the library. Please contact the library for details.
For forthcoming events in Scalby library and news from all the libraries in North Yorkshire, see the libraries - news and events page.
Fair Trade items for sale
The library has Fair Trade items for sale. Please contact the library for details.
Information technology taster sessions
The library holds information technology taster sessions to introduce people to computers and the internet. Please contact the library for details.
There is a reading group which meets on the last Friday of the month. Please contact the library for details.
There is a storytime at the library for under-fives every Monday during term-time, from 2.15pm to 3pm. Please contact the library for details.