Information about Bentham community library including contact details and services offered.
Bentham community library
Looking Well Studios
This library is managed and operated by Pioneer Projects, working in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.
Library opening hours
- Monday, 2.30pm to 5pm
- Tuesday, closed
- Wednesday, 10am to 2pm
- Thursday, closed
- Friday, 2.30pm to 4.30pm
- Saturday, 10am to 12 noon
- Sunday, closed
Finding the library, parking and access
The library is on King Street, between Neil Wright Associates Estates Agents and Armstrong's Hardware shop at the top of Main Street.
There is no designated parking at the library. Some on-street parking is available on Main Street, as well as a free car park signposted from the main street. The library is on the first floor, but a lift allows access to the library.
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
- photocopying, printing and scanning
- study area
Activities at the library
For further information about any of the activities below, please contact the library.
News and events
There are a number of opportunities to volunteer at the library. See the library volunteering page or ask at the library for further details.