Acomb Explore

Acomb Explore, Front Street, Acomb YO24 3BZ

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Tel: 01904 552 651

Opening Times

  • Monday: 9am – 7.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 7.30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 2pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 7.30pm
  • Friday: 9am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am – 3pm

Please see the Acomb Explore Cafe page for opening hours and other information about the cafe.

This library is closed on bank holidays, but you can use our catalogue website at any time to reserve and renew books, and our e-library to download books and magazines.  Rowntree Park Reading Cafe is open most bank holidays.

Benefits Advice Line

Here at Acomb Explore, you can use this service to get advice on housing and council tax benefits Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm. Just lift the handset and follow the instructions.

Room Hire

There are two state of the art meeting rooms available for hire at Explore Acomb, plus an ICT suite. For a full list of facilities and prices please see the Room Hire page.


  • Free internet access and wi-fi
  • Cafe Explore with great coffee!
  • Children’s fiction and adult fiction
  • Large print books and audiobooks
  • Reference books and books to support your learning
  • Comfortable seating for you to relax and pass time with friends
  • A giant plasma screen showing all the latest news
  • Parking for cars and bicycles
  • Children’s area and young people’s area
  • Colour photocopying facilities
  • Information about local services
  • Events! See the What’s On section for all events, or for events at Acomb Explore
  • Adult Education courses including computing, languages, alternative therapies and more
  • Reading groups and a Craft Group
  • Storytimes for under 5’s
  • Scanning available
  • Sensory Garden
  • Digital sessions
  • The shop