Gargrave and Malhamdale community library

Information about Gargrave and Malhamdale community library including contact details and services offered.

Gargrave and Malhamdale community library
Gargrave Village Hall
West Street
BD23 3RD

Tel: 01609 536547
Website: Gargrave and Malhamdale community library

Library opening hours

  • Monday: 3pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 12noon
  • Wednesday: 2pm to 4pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 2pm to 4pm
  • Saturday 10am to 12noon
  • Sunday: closed

Finding the library, parking and access

The library is in the village hall, which is located down West Street, off the main road. Gargrave is served by a regular bus service and a nearby train station.

Plenty of parking is available next to the village hall with further parking in the village car park, just over the road from the library. The library has disabled access 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
  • free wi-fi
  • home library and information service
  • internet and computer access 
  • local studies
  • newspapers
  • study area
  • toilets

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.

Coffee mornings

Gargrave and Malhamdale Community Library holds occasional coffee mornings on Saturday mornings in Gargrave Village Hall. See the notice board for details.

Film shows

Film shows and talks are held from September to April. See the notice board for details.

Social media

You can follow North Yorkshire libraries on Library Service Twitter.


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