Bilton and Woodfield community library

Information about Bilton and Woodfield community library including contact details and services offered.

Bilton and Woodfield community library
Woodfield Road (in the grounds of Woodfield Primary School)
Harrogate
HG1 4HZ

Email: info@biltonandwoodfield.org.uk
Telephone: 01423 564630
Website: Bilton and Woodfield community library
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This library is managed and operated by volunteers working in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.

Library opening hours

  • Monday, 1pm to 7pm
  • Tuesday, 9.30am to 5pm
  • Wednesday, closed
  • Thursday, 9.30am to 5pm
  • Friday, 9.30am to 5pm
  • Saturday, 9.30am to 1pm
  • Sunday, closed

Finding the library, parking and access

The library is located on Woodfield Road in the grounds of Woodfield Primary School and in the same building as Harrogate Bilton Children's Centre. The nearest bus stops are on Woodfield Road for bus number 2A.

A car park at the front of the library is available to customers, including disabled parking bays.

The library is accessible to wheelchairs. Cycle racks are also provided.

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

  • accessible toilet
  • 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
  • local studies
  • newspapers
  • parents' collection
  • photocopying, printing and scanning
  • tea and coffee

Activities at the library

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

Class visits

Class visits may be organised to the library.

Reading group

There are two reading groups at the library:

  • on the last Thursday of the month at 7.30pm; and
  • on the second Wednesday of the month from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Scrabble group

The Scrabble group meets on the first and third Friday of each month at 2pm.

Storytime

We hold a weekly storytime for under fives on Tuesdays from 10am to 10.30am (including during school holidays).

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.