Information about Bedale community library including contact details and services offered.

Bedale community library
2 North End
Bedale
DL8 1AA

Email: library@bedalecommunitylibrary.org.uk
Telephone: 01609 534573
Website: www.bedalecommunitylibrary.org.uk 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bedalecommunitylibrary

This library is managed and operated by volunteers working in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.

Library opening hours

  • Monday, 2pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 10am to 4pm
  • Wednesday, 2pm to 5pm
  • Thursday, 3pm to 6pm
  • Friday, 10am to 4pm
  • Saturday, 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Sunday, closed

Finding the library, parking and access

The library can be found in the rear of Bedale Hall, at the end of the High Street opposite Bedale Church. A bus stop is on the High Street.

Parking is available for 20 cars including two disabled spaces. Alternative parking is available on the market square and in the car parks behind the shops on both sides of the High Street. Some assistance may be required to help wheelchairs enter Bedale Hall, but all areas of the library are accessible to wheelchairs.

Items available from the library

You can borrow a range of books for all ages in a variety of formats, including large print and audio. Music CDs, DVDs and foreign language titles are also available for loan, as well as micro:bits. You can request any item that is not immediately available.

Information and facilities at the library

  • family history
  • free online access to Ancestry.com, Find My Past, the British Newspaper Archive and Access to Research
  • free wi-fi
  • help and support using IT
  • internet and computer access
  • language courses
  • local studies
  • magazines and newspapers
  • photocopying, printing and scanning

Activities at the library

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

News and events

You can view news and events for all the libraries in North Yorkshire here.

Social media

You can follow North Yorkshire libraries on Twitter or Facebook.

Volunteering

There are a number of opportunities to volunteer at the library. See the library volunteering page or ask at the library for further details.