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 and 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 12.30pm
  • Thursday 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Friday 1.30pm to 5pm
  • Saturday 10am to 12pm
  • We will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday 29th August.
  • Extra staffed hours  Monday 1.30pm to 5pm and Wednesday 9am to 12.30pm until autumn 2022 while building work is carried out on Haxby and Wigginton Library.


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 Storytime: Every Tuesday 10.30-11am drop-in.

Lego Club: Every Tuesday 3.30-4.30pm. Please contact the library to book your place.

Adult Social Afternoon: Crafts/Board Games, Thursdays 2.30-4pm drop-in.

Chatterbooks: A book club for age 7-12 years. Every Thursday 4-5pm please contact the library to book as places are limited.

Craft Group: Every Saturday 10.30am-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: Amanda Lawson

Amanda Lawson manager at New Earswick library
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