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 County Council.

Library opening hours

  • Monday: 2pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 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. 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, Find My Past, the British Newspaper Archive and Access to Research
  • free wi-fi
  • help and support using IT
  • internet and computer access
  • language courses
  • local studies
  • magazines and newspapers
  • meeting room available for hire
  • 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.

Class visits

Class visits to the library may be organised.

Book group

A regular book group meets in the library, on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 2pm (except December).

Knit and natter

The knit and natter group meets fortnightly on the first and third Thursday of the month at 2pm.

Talk series

The authors and poets talk series takes place on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 2pm.

News and events

You can view news and events for all the libraries in North Yorkshire here.

Social media

You can follow North Yorkshire libraries on Library Service Twitter or Library Service Facebook page.


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