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Open for 1000 hours

Library celebrates first year as community-run Library

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 24 hours a week.

Please note: the Library will be closed on Bank Holidays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. In addition, the Library will be closed in the week between Christmas and New Year. 



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Opening Hours

Opening hours

Monday  2pm — 5pm
Tuesday 10am — 4pm
Wednesday 2pm — 5pm
Thursday 3pm — 6pm
Friday 10am — 4pm
Saturday 9.30am — 12.30pm
Sunday Closed


Latest News
  • In the Library with the Lead Pipe
  • Pens & Pixels present a Thingatoreum!
  • Promoting Yorkshire Authors
  • Games Night
  • FIRST AID COURSE For Parents & Carers, Monday 22 July 2019, 1.30 – 3.30 Pm
  • SPACE CHASE CRAZY PLANETS Workshop, Tuesday 13 August 2019, 10.30 am – 12 noon
  • Pens & Pixels present Moon Monster Mashup
  • Wanted - Rhyme Time Leaders
  • Bedale Community Award
  • Community Volunteers
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