South Craven Community Library

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South Craven Community Library
Main Street
Cross Hills
BD20 8TQ

Phone: 01609 534502


South Craven Community Library

Welcome to South Craven Community Library (SCCL), a volunteer-run, registered charity in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC).

Opening hours

  • Monday: 2pm to 7pm;
  • Tuesday: closed;
  • Wednesday: 10am to 1pm;
  • Thursday: 2pm to 5pm;
  • Friday: 2pm to 7pm;
  • Saturday: 10am to 12 noon;
  • Sunday: closed.

The library is open right now and will be open until 7:00pm. We'd be delighted to see you!

After today, we will next be open on Saturday, 8th August 2020 from 10.00am to 12.00pm.

Items available

You can borrow a range of books,including large print books, story tapes and talking books. DVD's are now only available to order and are not held in the Library. With your membership you can also borrow eBooks and access a range of magazines for free. If we don't have what you want on our shelves we can obtain it from another library in North Yorkshire.

Information and facilities at the library

  • Printing, Photocopying and Laminating service;
  • family history resources;
  • free wi-fi;
  • internet and computer access;
  • language courses;
  • local studies;
  • Local newspapers;
  • study area;
  • toilet;
  • baby changing.

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Activities at the library

See the What's on page for more details.

Latest news

Coronavirus Update

In order to replenish our stocks the library will be open on the dates and times shown below for returning books only. You will not need to come into the building. We ask that you place your returned books in the recepticle at the entrance where they will be safely quarantined for 72 hours. Opening times: Monday 27 July 2pm until 4pm: Friday 31 July 2pm until 4pm: Monday 3 August 2pm until 4pm: Friday 7 August 2pm until 4pm: Saturday 8 August 10am until 12 noon: Reopening with a limited select and collect option is currently being planned and our Facebook page will be updated on a regular basis to keep you informed. Forms will be available at the entrance for you to complete and post through the letter box.

Finding the library, parking and access

The library is situated on Main Street in Cross Hills, between Park Street and Holme Lane, opposite the Spar shop. There is a bus stop nearby.

There is a small car park at the library, which includes a designated disabled parking space. The library has automatic doors and all areas are accessible to wheelchairs. Baby changing facilities are also available.

Our contact details

South Craven Community Library
Main Street
Cross Hills
BD20 8TQ

Phone: 01609 534502


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