Information about Richmond community library including contact details and services offered.
Richmond community library
10A Queen's Road
This library is managed and operated by volunteers working in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.
Library opening hours
Please see our Library and Record Office services during Coronavirus (Covid-19) page for current opening hours.
Finding the library, parking and access
The library is on the corner of Dundas Street and Queen's Road. There is a bus stop nearby which is served by the town bus service (31) and the Darlington bus service (27 / 28).
There are no dedicated parking spaces at the library. Disc parking is available on either side of Queen's Road and parking discs are available at the library. There is a large public (pay) car park at Nuns Close, off Hurgill Road. This is approximately half a mile from the library and clearly sign posted. With all car parks, please note the local information signs for any restrictions.
The library has automatic doors and all the ground floor areas are accessible to wheelchairs. There is a hearing loop available at the issuing desk and in the reference area of the library.
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 online access to Ancestry.com, Find My Past, the British Newspaper Archive and Access to Research
- free wi-fi
- induction loop
- help and support using IT
- internet and computer access
- language courses
- local studies
- magazines and newspapers
- parents' collection
- photocopying, printing and scanning
- study area
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.