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

Christmas Opening Times 2021

Friday 24th Dec – 9am -12.30pm

Sat 25th Dec – closed

Sun 26th Dec – closed

Mon 27th Dec – closed

Tues 28th Dec – closed

Weds 29th Dec – 9am – 3.30pm

Thurs 30th Dec – 9am – 3.30pm

Fri 31st Dec – 9am – 12.30pm

Sat 1st Jan – closed

Sun 2nd Jan – closed

Mon 3rd Jan – closed

Tues 4th Jan – all libraries and reading cafes reopen as normal



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.

Michele Damiano

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