Mobile library

Care of Tang Hall Explore Library, The Centre @ Burnholme, Mossdale Avenue, York YO31 0HA

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Tel: 01904 552655

Opening Times

Download a PDF 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

Appletree Village

Meadlands between 12.10pm and 12.20pm on alternate Tuesdays

Askham Bryan and Askham Richard

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

Badger Hill

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

Boroughbridge Road

Sandacre Court between 11.40pm and 12pm on alternate Thursdays

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


Honeysuckle House between 11.15pm and 11.25pm on alternate Thursday


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); surgery 10.45am to 11am;  Elvington Park 11.05am to 11.15pm, all on alternate Fridays


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.  Dower Court 1pm to 1.20pm on alternate Thursdays.

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


Mistral Court from 12.55pm to 1.15pm on alternate Tuesdays. Plus 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

Heworth Without

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

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

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


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

Lamel Beeches

Lamel Beeches between 1.50pm and 2.10pm on alternate Thursdays


The Leyes between 9.55am and 10.10am on alternate Wednesdays; Thirkleby Way 4.30pm to 5.30pm on alternate Mondays; Campbell Court 9.45am to 10.00am; The Village 10.10am to 10.40am, both on alternate Tuesdays


Fairfields Drive from 2.40pm to 3.10pm; Brecksfield from 3.15pm to 3.40pm, both on alternate Mondays

Stockton Lane

Beansway between 10.10am and 10.30am on alternate Wednesdays


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


Moocroft Road from 10.30am to 10.55am; Ryecroft Avenue 11.00am to 11.10pm, both on alternate Thursdays

Mobile Library


  • 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