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 and New Year opening

We will be closed from Sunday 24 December and reopen on Tuesday 2 January.

York, Clifton, Tang Hall and Acomb Explore centres will be open in between Christmas and New Year, please see their web pages for more information.



Drop-in, browse and borrow – you’re sure of a warm welcome!

You can use a PC during staffed opening hours. 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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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.

What’s on at New Earswick Library

All activities are free unless otherwise stated.

Under 5s Storytime and Rhymetime: Storytime every Tuesday 11-11.30am drop-in. Rhymetime every Friday 2-2.30pm drop-in.

After School Lego Club: Every Tuesday and Friday 3.30-4.30pm, drop-in.

Craft Group: Every Saturday 10.30am-12pm drop-in.

Crochet Club: Every Tuesday 9am-12pm drop-in.

Reading Groups: Due to popular demand we are taking names for additional reading groups, please contact the library manager for more information.

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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: Sue Scott

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