Settle community library

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

Settle community library
Limestone View
Lower Greenfoot
BD24 9RB

Telephone: 01609 534535
Facebook: Settle Community Library Facebook page
Twitter: Settle Community Library Twitter

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

Library opening hours

  • Monday: 2pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
  • Friday: 2pm to 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 12.30pm
  • Sunday: closed

Finding the library, parking and access

The library is situated in the Limestone View extra care housing facility, a five minute walk from the marketplace, next to Greenfoot car park and opposite the Rugby Club. Settle is served by a regular bus service and a train station is nearby.

Free parking is available at Limestone View and on-street parking is outside the library. The nearest long stay car park is Greenfoot car park, which is pay and display. A small ramp up the entrance of Limestone View allows wheelchair access.

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. 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, Find My Past, the British Newspaper Archive and Access to Research
  • free wi-fi
  • help and support using IT
  • home library and information service
  • internet and computer access
  • local studies
  • magazines and newspapers
  • meeting rooms available for hire
  • parents' collection
  • photocopying, printing and scanning
  • study area

Activities at the library

Contact the library for further information about any of the activities.

Class visits

Contact us if your school would like to arrange a class visit.

Book group

All welcome, however group size is limited. Contact the library to find out about joining the group. Last Wednesday of the month, 10.30am to 11.30am

Knit and natter

The knit and natter group meets fortnightly on the first and third Thursday of the month at 10.30am.

Lego Club

Lego Club runs every week on Fridays in term time from 3.45pm to 5pm from October 2023.

Stay and Play

Under 5s groups meet in the library every Friday morning at 11am. Everyone welcome. Term time only.

Talk series

The library holds occasional talks from local authors. Check the Settle Community Library Facebook page 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.