The Folk Hall, Hawthorn Terrace, New Earswick, York. YO32 4AQ
Tel: 01904 552 629
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Opening Times

Staffed opening hours are as follows. Out of hours self-service available.

  • Monday 9am to 12.30pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday closed
  • Thursday 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Friday 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Saturday 10am to 12pm
  • Christmas Opening Times 2021

  • Friday 24th Dec to Monday 3rd January – closedTues 4th Jan – all libraries and reading cafes reopen as normal
  • Acomb, Clifton, Tang Hall and York Explore libraries are open between Christmas and New Year, please see their webpages for opening times.


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

You can use a PC too. 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 click and deliver service for vulnerable customers continues through the Home Library Service.

There is a café on site that is managed by the JRHT.
The opening hours for the cafe are:
Monday-Friday 9am-3pm
Saturday 9am-1.30pm.

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 New Earswick Library

Under 5’s Story Sack Storytime: Every Tuesday 10.30-11am.  Limited spaces, please book on Eventbrite.

Lego Club: Every Tuesday 3.30-4.30pm. Limited spaces, please book on Eventbrite.

Craft Group: Every Saturday 10.30am-12pm


Getting there

Parking: There is a public car park to the rear of the building.  Disabled spaces are located adjacent to the building.

Bike racks are available outside the building.

  • Buses:  Nos 1, 13, 14 and 20  stop outside the Folk Hall; No 5  stops at the Huntington end of the Link Road


Manager: Amanda Lawson

Amanda Lawson manager at New Earswick library
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