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

All libraries will be closed on bank holiday Monday 26 August. The Community Stadium and our reading cafes at Hungate, Rowntree Park and Homestead will remain open.


Drop-in, browse and borrow – you can be sure of a warm welcome!

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.

If you still love reading but find it difficult to get to your local library, our Home Library Service offers you the chance to get the books that you love to read delivered straight to your door.

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What’s On at Bishopthorpe Library

All activities are free unless otherwise stated.

Lego Club: Every Wednesday 3.15 – 4.30pm. Suitable for children aged 4+. Duplo is available for younger siblings to play with.

Under 5s Storytime: Every Thursday 10.30-11am. Join us for stories, rhymes and songs.

Book Group: Bishy Bookworms meet on the third Saturday of the month, 11am-12pm. New members are always welcome!

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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

library manager Sonia Murray-Kydd
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