York Then and Now: Map Trail

As part of the Summer Reading Challenge this year we would like you to come to York Explore and pick […]

Peter Chassereau 1750 map of York

York Library turns 90 this year!

Our ninety year history in a couple of paragraphs, taken from ‘Libraries in York’ by O S Tomlinson, in The […]

Birthday Cake

Return to the Coffeehouse

Our Coffeehouse evenings are back, ready to inspire and arouse debate and discussion, all over a hot beverage. This season […]

Maps removed for digitisation

We will be removing our open access maps on Friday 19 August for approximately three weeks. We apologise for the […]


Learning Packs from our Archives

We now have five learning packs available which pick out some of the gems from our extensive Archives collections. Inside […]

York Panorama

Last night we proudly unveiled a new piece of public art : ‘York Panorama: What York means to us’, by […]

Artist Emily Harvey