Library Square, York YO1 7DS
Tel: 01904 552 828
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Opening Times

Monday 9am to 4pm

Tuesday 9am to 4pm

Wednesday 9am to 4pm

Thursday 9am to 4pm

Friday 10am to 4pm

Saturday 9am to 4pm

We will be closed on Bank Holidays Thursday 2nd June and Friday 3rd June


The cafe at York Explore is a spacious and family friendly café in York City Centre serving a variety of hot and cold drinks, handmade sandwiches and cakes.
Borrow a book when you visit, use our meeting room, arrange your child’s birthday party or come along to one of the many events and activities that York Explore library has to offer.

We want everyone to enjoy our library and feel confident when visiting. 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

Above all, please be kind to each other and our staff.


Michele Damiano

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