Clifton Explore

Rawcliffe Lane, Clifton, York, YO30 5SJ

Tel: 01904 552662

Opening Times


Important News

Clifton Library will be closed Thursday 6 June as it is being used as a polling station for the Parliamentary election. No Clifton Library books will be due for return that day. Items can be renewed on line or via any other Explore Library.

  • Monday: 2.30pm – 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5.30pm
  • Thursday: 2.30pm – 7pm
  • Friday: 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 1pm


  • Free broadband internet access and wi-fi
  • A children’s area
  • Fiction and non-fiction for children, young people and adults
  • Large print books and audiobooks
  • Reference books
  • Books to support your learning
  • Information about local services
  • Adult Education course information
  • Events! See the What’s On section for all events, or for events at Clifton Explore
  • Reading groups
  • Weekly storytimes for under 5’s
  • Weekly under 5’s Play Morning
  • A monthly coffee morning, first Tuesday of the month, 10.30am – noon
  • A weekly craft group on Friday 2pm – 5pm
  • Family and local history
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Car parking
  • An ICT training suite, which is also available to hire
  • See an access guide to this building on the Disabled Go website

Manager: Lorraine Cooper