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Opening Times

Changes to usual opening hours:

We are very sorry – the Mobile Library is now off the road until Tuesday 10 December 2019 for essential repairs. Any items due for return will be renewed automatically. We will keep you updated if anything changes, and please follow @MobileLbryYork on Twitter.

We are back on the road for Tuesday 10 December 2019.

We are off the road on Wednesday 11 December for the annual Explore staff conference. No books will be due for return on this date.

We will be back on the road from the 12 December to the 24 December.

Christmas and New Year

  • Tuesday 24 December – 9am to 1pm
  • Wednesday 25 December to Wednesday 1 January – closed
  • Thursday 2 January – normal hours

Download PDFs to see our week one timetable with dates or week two timetable with dates, or view an interactive map of our stops

We are looking for volunteers to help with shelving of books at various locations throughout the Mobile Library routes. Please go to the support us pages for further details about being a volunteer shelver, or call in to the Mobile Library for a chat.

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.

Acaster Malbis

Mount Pleasant between 10am and 10.45am on alternate Thursdays.

The next dates are September 12, September 26, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 21, December 19.

Appletree Village

Meadlands between 12.10pm and 12.20pm on alternate Tuesdays.

The next dates are September 17, October 1, October 15, October 29, November 12, November 26, December 10.

Askham Bryan and Askham Richard

Askham Bryan Pond 11.05am to 11.15am
Rose & Crown in Askham Richard 11.25am to 11.55pm
Both on alternate Thursdays.

The next dates are September 12, September 26, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 21, December 19.

Badger Hill

Near the shops in Yarburgh Way between 10.50am to 11.10am on alternate Tuesdays.

The next dates are September 17, October 1, October 15, October 29, November 12, November 26, December 10.

Boroughbridge Road

Sandacre Court between 11.40pm and 12pm on alternate Thursdays.
The next dates are September 19, October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, November 28, December 12.

Deighton, Naburn and Crockey Hill

Deighton 10.50am to 11.20am
Crockey Hill 11.25am to 11.35am
The river at Naburn from 1.35pm to 2.05pm
Vicarage Lane, Naburn from 2.10pm to 2.25pm

All on alternate Tuesdays. The next dates are September 10, September 24, October 8, October 22, November 5, November 19, December 17.

Dringhouses

Honeysuckle House between 11.15pm and 11.25pm on alternate Thursdays.

The next dates are September 19, October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, November 28, December 12.

Elvington

Lorraine Avenue from 9.30am to 9.45am
Grey Horse from 9.50am to 10.10am (term time) and 9.50am to 10.4am (holidays)
School 10.15am to 10.40am (term time only)
Surgery 10.45am to 11am
Elvington Park 11.05am to 11.15pm

All on alternate Fridays. The next dates are September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, November 15, November 29, December 13.

Heslington

Heslington Court noon to 12pm to 12.20pm
Memorial Cottages 12.25pm to 12.35pm
Peel Close 12.40pm to 12.50pm
All on alternate Tuesdays. The next dates are September 10, September 24, October 8, October 22, November 5, November 19, December 17.

Dower Court 1pm to 1.20pm on alternate Thursdays.
The next dates are September 19, October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, November 28, December 12

Hessay, Rufforth and Knapton

Hessay from 12.40pm to 12.50pm
Yew Tree Close, Rufforth, 1.00pm to 1.20pm
Milestone Avenue, Rufforth, 1.25pm to 1.35pm
Knapton 1.40pm to 1.50pm

All on alternate Thursdays. The next dates are September 12, September 26, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 21, December 19.

Heworth

Mistral Court from 12.55pm to 1.15pm on alternate Tuesdays.
The next dates are September 17, October 1, October 15, October 29, November 12, November 26, December 10.

Langley House 10.20am to 10.30am
Charles Moor 10.35am to 10.55am
Field Court 11.00am to 11.20am
All on alternate Wednesdays. The next dates are September 18, October 15, October 30, November 13, November 27, December 11.

Heworth Without

Community Centre from 3.30pm to 5.30pm on alternate Thursdays.

The next dates are September 19, October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, November 28, December 12.

Holtby, Kexby and Murton

Church Rise, Holtby from 2pm to 2.15pm
Old Hall Lane, Kexby, 2.30pm to 2.45pm
Murton Garth 2.55pm to 3.10pm

All on alternate Wednesdays. The next dates are September 11, September 25, October 9, October 23, November 6, November 20, December 18.

Hopgrove and Stockton on the Forest

Hopgrove Lane South 9.55am to 10.05am
Stone Riggs, Stockton on the Forest 10.40am to 11.20am
Stockton on the Forest School (term time) or Fox Inn (holidays) 11.25am to 12.00pm
Stockton on the Forest Village Hall 12.05pm to 12.15pm
Westfield House, Stockton on the Forest, 12.20pm to 12.35pm.

All on alternate Wednesdays. The next dates are September 11, September 25, October 9, October 23, November 6, November 20, December 18.

Huntington

Brockfield Park Drive between 12.30pm and 12.45pm on alternate Tuesdays.

The next dates are September 17, October 1, October 15, October 29, November 12, November 26, December 10.

Osbaldwick

The Leyes between 9.55am and 10.10am on alternate Wednesdays.
The next dates are September 18, October 15, October 30, November 13, November 27, December 11.

Thirkleby Way 4.30pm to 5.30pm on alternate Mondays.
The next dates are September 23, October 7, October 21, November 4, November 18, December 16.

Campbell Court 9.45am to 10.00am;
The Village 10.10am to 10.40am, both on alternate Tuesdays.
The next dates are September 17, October 1, October 15, October 29, November 12, November 26, December 10.

Skelton

Fairfields Drive from 2.40pm to 3.10pm
Brecksfield from 3.15pm to 3.40pm
Both on alternate Mondays. The next dates are September 23, October 7, October 21, November 4, November 18, December 16.

Stockton Lane

Beansway between 10.10am and 10.30am on alternate Wednesdays.

The next dates are September 11, September 25, October 9, October 23, November 6, November 20, December 18.

Wheldrake

Courtneys from 11.40am to 12.25pm
Cranbrooks 1.10pm to 1.30pm
Valley View 1.35pm to 2.05pm
Back Lane South 2.10pm to 2.50pm
White Rose House 2.55pm to 4pm

All on alternate Fridays. The next dates are September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, November 15, November 29, December 13.

Woodthorpe

Moocroft Road from 10.30am to 10.55am
Ryecroft Avenue 11.00am to 11.10pm

Both on alternate Thursdays. The next dates are September 19, October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, November 28, December 12.

Mobile Library

Facilities

  • Lift for disabled access
  • Fiction and non-fiction for children, young people and adults
  • A children’s area
  • Events! See the What’s On section for all events
  • Information about local services
Manager Dean Audsley
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