Welcome to the Bedale Community Library website. The charity took over the running of the library on 1 April 2017. A team of over 40 volunteers are keeping the doors open for 20 hours a week. 

Monday        2 pm — 5 pm

Tuesday       10 am — 4 pm

Wednesday  2 pm — 5 pm

Thursday      closed

Friday           10 am — 4 pm

Saturday       10 am — 12 noon

Please note: the Library will be closed on Bank Holidays, as well as the Easter weekend (including Easter Saturday), Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. In addition, the Library will be closed in the week between Christmas and New Year. 






Latest News

  • More IT drop-in times in February and March
    Library Volunteers Norman Hazlewood and Chris McGee are offering IT help sessions at the Library this spring. Bring your laptop/phone/camera with you ...
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    30/01/2018 by: Liz Bostock
  • Author Event on 1 March in aid of the Library
    Don't miss an evening with critically acclaimed historical crime writer, Imogen Robertson, at Bedale Hall on March 1 at 7pm. Leaflets in library o...
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    09/01/2018 by: Liz Bostock
  • Library selected as a local cause in the Co-op Local Community Fund
    We are delighted to have been selected as a local cause in the Co-op local Community Fund.  Choose the library as your local cause and we will...
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    21/11/2017 by: Liz Bostock
  • Bygone Bedale - an exhibition 18 - 30 November 2017
    A new exhibition about Bedale is to be launched at a social event at Bedale Hall on Friday 17 November. Bygone Bedale will show a collection of p...
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    13/11/2017 by: Liz Bostock
  • Please vote - we are so close! 
    Please vote - we are so close!  A year ago, we had a Volunteer Open Day seeking volunteers to keep a library open in Bedale. We put out 15 chair...
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    05/11/2017 by: Liz Bostock
  • Vote for us in the Aviva Community Fund - voting closes 21 November
    We are hoping to win funds in order to improve the children's area and computer facilities at the Library.  Please register and vote at a...
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    30/10/2017 by: Liz Bostock
  • Quiz Party in aid of the Library, 17 November 2017
    Come to our Quiz Party on 17 November at 7.30pm in Bedale Hall. Entry: £5. Email committee@bedalecommunitylibrary.org.uk for a ticket or call...
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    16/10/2017 by: Liz Bostock
  • Come and see us at Bedale market on Tuesday 10th October
    To celebrate Libraries Week, Bedale Community LIbrary will have a stall at the market in Bedale on Tuesday, 10 October. Come along and say hello....
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    06/10/2017 by: Liz Bostock
  • A new volunteer at Storytime
    Rishi Sunak, MP, popped into the library this afternoon and read to some of our youngest users. He managed to keep their attention for the full half a...
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    29/09/2017 by: Liz Bostock
  • Craft and fun at the library this half term
    Fun at half term for children at the library. Don't miss Library Volunteer Johliene's elephant-themed craft session on 24 October. To help wit...
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    26/09/2017 by: Liz Bostock

Opening Hours

Opening hours

Monday  2pm — 5pm
Tuesday 10am — 4pm
Wednesday 2pm — 5pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 10am — 4pm
Saturday 10am — 12 noon
Sunday Closed


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