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

We will be closed on Bank Holidays Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June.



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


The Bad Bargain Book Club: First Monday of every month 6pm-7pm. Please ask a member of library staff or email or phone the library to book as places are limited.

Chatterbooks: Every Monday 4-5pm, suitable for age 7-12 years. Please ask a member of library staff or email or phone the library to book.

Under 5’s Storytime: Every Tuesday (commencing Tuesday 1st March), Thursday and Friday 10.30-11am. Drop-in for stories and rhymes.

Eco crafts: Every Tuesday 5pm-7pm Limited spaces, please book on Eventbrite. Open to all ages, adults and children welcome.

Lego Club: Every Wednesday 3.30-4.30pm and every Saturday 11am-12pm. Limited spaces, please book on Eventbrite.

The Thursday Night Murder Club: First Thursday of every month 6pm-7pm, start date tbc. Please ask a member of library staff or email or phone the library to book as places are limited.

Craft Club: Every Saturday 10am-12pm

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

For the latest news and to find out what’s happening at Tang Hall Explore follow us on twitter facebook and instagram

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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