Eastfield community library - More Than Books

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

Eastfield community library - More Than Books
High Street
YO11 3LL

Email: morethanbooks10@gmail.com 
Telephone: 01609 536133

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

Library opening hours

Please contact the library directly for the current opening hours.

Finding the library, parking and access

The library is located on Eastfield High Street just below the main shopping centre at the bottom of the pedestrian area. Eastfield Community Centre is directly opposite the main entrance. The nearest bus stop is for routes 7 and 17, which serve the nearby shopping area.

There is no dedicated car parking, but on-street parking is available adjacent to the library and there are no restrictions in force. The library has automatic doors and all areas 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
  • fax
  • 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
  • help with your blue badge application
  • home library and information service
  • induction loop
  • internet and computer access
  • language courses
  • local information
  • local studies
  • magazines and newspapers
  • meeting room available for hire
  • photocopying, printing and scanning
  • reading well collection
  • tea and coffee
  • toilets

Activities at the library

For further information about any of the activities below, please contact the library. More Than Books is a Wellbeing Hub and holds various events throughout the year.

Adult learning support services

We hold regular courses and workshops with Adult Learning Support Services including ICT, creative writing and maths and English.

Board games club

The Board Games Club meets every Wednesday from 10am to 12 noon.

Craft sessions for adults

There are a variety of regular craft workshops and activities running throughout the year.

Craft sessions for children

We run regular craft sessions and special events during school holidays.

Homework club

The Homework Club for five to 11 year olds meets every Monday during term-time from 4.30pm to 5.55pm.

Knitting circle

The Knitting Circle meets every Thursday from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Reading group

The Book Lovers reading group meets every first Monday of the month from 2pm to 3pm.

Story and rhyme times

There are story and rhyme time sessions for the under fives every Tuesday during term-time from 10.30am to 11.15am.

News and events

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

Social media

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