Information about Barlby library and community hub including contact details and services offered.
Barlby library and community hub
This library is managed and operated by volunteers working in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.
Library opening hours
- Monday, closed
- Tuesday, 2pm to 7pm
- Wednesday, 2pm to 5pm
- Thursday, closed
- Friday, 2pm to 5pm
- Saturday, 10am to 12 noon
- Sunday, closed
Finding the library, parking and access
Coming along the A19 from Selby, turn left at the roundabout into Barlby and carry on to the Barlby / York road. Take the first right after Barlby Community Primary School and head into Howden Road. The library is situated on the left.
Coming along the A19 from York, turn right at the sign post for Barlby, follow the York road and take the third left after the post office and head into Howden Road. The library is situated on the left.
The library is on Howden Road, two doors away from Howden Fisheries and the New Inn. The two bus stops nearby are served by Arriva buses 412 and 415.
A large car park is at the rear of the building with space for 15-20 cars. The library has automatic doors at the front of the building and all areas are accessible to wheelchairs.
Popular library tasks
- Search for, reserve and renew books and other items in the library catalogue.
- Borrow e-books or digital audiobooks.
- Join the library online.
- View library charges or pay online (£10 minimum).
- Access online reference sources.
Items available from the library
You can borrow a range of books, DVDs, large print books, story tapes and audiobooks.
Information and facilities at the library
- children's area
- free wi-fi
- internet and computer access
- language courses
- local studies
Activities at the library
For further information about any of the activities below, please contact the library.
We hold a drop-in storytime for children every Wednesday from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.