Information about Helmsley community library including contact details and services offered.
Helmsley community library
This library is managed and operated by volunteers working in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.
Library opening hours
- Monday, closed
- Tuesday, 10am to 1pm
- Wednesday, 10am to 1pm
- Thursday, 10am to 4pm
- Friday, 10am to 4pm
- Saturday, 10am to 1pm
- Sunday, closed
Finding the library, parking and access
The library is at the front of the Town Hall, centrally located in the marketplace. The 128, Stephenson's and 194 buses all stop in the marketplace.
A short-stay pay car park is outside the library. Long-stay parking is available in the town and is clearly sign posted. The library is 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
- baby changing facilities
- children's area with toys
- 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
- IT taster sessions
- 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
There are a number of opportunities to volunteer at the library. See the library volunteering page or ask at the library for further details.