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Ripon Library

Ripon Library
Ripon Library

Tel: 0845 034 9524

The new Ripon Library was opened in October 2001 by James Gordon of Radio York.

Membership is free. There are no forms to fill in and you can use any library in North Yorkshire.

Childrens Area

The specially designed children's area has books for babies and plenty of comfortable spaces to relax with a story. Spend some time browsing thorugh the latest stories for older children and look at the selection of children's DVDs, CDs and stories on cassette or CD.

Books & Reading

There is a much bigger selection of books for our adult readers and space to relax while you choose. A large collection of local and family history materials including books, maps and photographs will make learning about the local area easier than ever before.

Films & Music

The library features a range of DVDs and compact discs to hire, from old favourites to contemporary releases.

Free Internet Access

Free internet access is available through a suite of computers which also offer word processing and other office programs.

Special Needs

For customers with special needs a passenger lift gives easy access to the library. The collections of large print and audio books have been expanded and books on CD have been added as a new service.


The Arcade, Ripon, HG4 1AG
Tel: 0845 034 9524
24/7 Telephone Number 0845 034 9583

Opening Hours

Monday - 10am - 6pm
Tuesday - 10am - 5pm
Wednesday - 10am - 5pm
Thursday - 10am - 5pm
Friday - 10am - 5pm
Saturday - 10am - 2pm
Sunday - closed