Information about Northallerton library including contact details and services offered.

Northallerton library
1 Thirsk Road

Telephone: 01609 533832
Fax: 01609 761936

Library opening hours

  • Monday, 9.30am to 6pm
  • Tuesday, 9.30am to 5pm
  • Wednesday, 9.30am to 6pm
  • Thursday, 1pm to 5pm
  • Friday, 9.30am to 5pm
  • Saturday, 9.30am to 1.30pm
  • Sunday, closed

Finding the library, parking and access

The library is at the south end of the High Street, at the junction of South Parade, Thirsk Road and High Street. The library is opposite Tesco. Buses stop on the High Street and the railway station is a ten minute walk away.

There is no parking at the library, but two spaces are available for disabled users at the rear of the building. Entrance to this car park is on Grammar School Lane. Access to the rear of the library is via a ramp which lone wheelchair users may find difficult. The nearest parking is at Tesco opposite, which has a two hour time limit. Further parking is available in the town centre and is clearly signposted.

The library has automatic doors and all areas are accessible to wheelchairs. A lift is available between floors.

Popular library tasks

Items available from the library

You can borrow a range of books, DVDs, large print books, music CDs, story tapes and talking books.

Information and facilities at the library

  • family history
  • free wi-fi
  • internet and computer access
  • language courses
  • local studies
  • magazines and newspapers
  • photocopier
  • study area
  • tea and coffee
  • toilets

Activities at the library

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

Activity sessions

Children's activity sessions are held at the library during school holidays.

Class visits

Class visits may be organised to the library.


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Information technology taster sessions

The library holds information technology taster sessions to introduce people to computers and the internet.


Storytime for pre-school children is held on Friday mornings during term-time, from 10am to 10.30am.