Main Street, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2RB
Tel: 01904 552 678
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Opening Times

Monday 2pm to 7pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 5pm
Thursday 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 5pm
Friday 2pm to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 12.30pm

Christmas Opening Times 2021

Friday 24th Dec to Tuesday 4th January – closed.

Re-opens 10am on Wednesday 5th January.

Acomb, Clifton, Tang Hall and York Explore libraries are open between Christmas and New Year, please see their webpages for opening times. Tues 4th Jan – all libraries and reading cafes reopen as normal


We’re now open for you to drop-in, browse and borrow – and you don’t need an appointment.

You can use a PC. Please use our booking webpage to book a session.  You’ll need your library card number and PIN to log in.  Alternatively just give us a ring to book a session.

A service for vulnerable customers continues through the Home Library Service.

We want everyone to enjoy our libraries again and feel confident when using them.

So when you visit us please remember:

  • Respect other people’s need for space.
  • Protect each other: Sanitise your hands and choose to wear a face covering in busy spaces.
  • Please avoid visiting us if you are feeling unwell

And, above all, be kind to each other and our staff.


What’s On at Bishopthorpe Library

Every Thursday 10.30-11am.

Book group: Bishy Bookworms

Under 5’s Storytime: This will be held outdoors if the weather is good.

Third Saturday of the Month 11am-12pm

Getting there

There are two car parking spaces at the library, and on street parking is available a short walk away.

Buses: First no 11 from City Centre and Connexions bus no 21 from Colton, Appleton Roebuck and York City Centre.

Manager: Sonia Murray-Kydd

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