The Centre @ Burnholme, Mossdale Avenue, York YO31 0HA
Tel: (01904) 552655
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Opening Times

Monday 9am to 8pm

Tuesday 9am to 8pm

Wednesday 9am to 8pm

Thursday 9am to 8pm

Friday 9am to 6pm

Saturday 9am to 4pm

Sunday 10am to 4pm

Christmas Opening Times 2021

Friday 24th Dec – 9am – 1pm

Sat 25th Dec – closed

Sun 26th Dec – closed

Mon 27th Dec – closed

Tues 28th Dec – closed

Weds 29th Dec – 9am – 5pm

Thurs 30th Dec – 9am – 5pm

Fri 31st Dec – 9am – 1pm

Sat 1st Jan – closed

Sun 2nd Jan – closed

Mon 3rd Jan – closed

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


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

We have a welcoming cafe serving a variety of food and drink.

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.

Toilets are available in the centre including accessible toilets and changing places facilities.

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 Tang Hall Explore

Mondays Fortnightly 4-4.45pm

Chatterbooks: Starts Monday 1st November, suitable for age 7-11 years. Call (01904) 552655 to book.

Every Thursday 10.30-11am.

Under 5’s Storytime: Drop-in for stories and rhymes.

Every Friday 10.30-11am.

Under 5’s Storytime: Drop-in for stories and rhymes.

Every Saturday 11am-12pm.

Lego Club: Limited spaces, please book on Eventbrite.

Every Saturday 10am-12pm

Craft Club

There is a book sale on the first weekend of every month.


Getting there

Cycling: There are plenty of covered cycle racks available.

Buses: First York bus no. 11 stops outside the building.

Driving: Two free car parks, one on each side of the building, with around 70 spaces in total. There is a drop off point outside the library entrance plus four accessible parking spaces. There is also an electric car charging point operated by Charge Your Car. On-street parking is available with no local parking restrictions.

Taxis: Not all companies are yet familiar with our location. When giving information we recommend that you refer to Tang Hall Explore Library, The Centre @ Burnholme, Mossdale Avenue, off Bad Bargain Lane. Our postcode is YO31 0HA. If this is not recognised, suggest YO31 0GW as an alternative. Do not go to Fifth Avenue as we have not been at that location since June 2018.

Manager: Katie Atkinson

Katie Atkinson Burnholme Centre Manager
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