New opening hours for September 2020

Thirsk Community Library is updating our opening hours starting on Tuesday 1st September 2020 (we’re closed on the Bank Holiday Monday, 31st August). Monday: 10-1 and 1.30 to 4.30 Tuesday: 1.30 to 4.30 Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 10-1 and 1.30 to 4.30 Friday: 10-1 and 1.30 to 4.30 Saturday: 9:30-1 All volunteers are trained to beContinue reading “New opening hours for September 2020”

Click and collect library books and printing in Thirsk

As well as our home delivery, you can contact us to request books, audio, DVDs for your family; make an appointment or drop by during opening hours to collect them once our volunteers have got them ready. You can send us printing via email – pick up and pay when you come! When you come,Continue reading “Click and collect library books and printing in Thirsk”

Local and Community History in Thirsk

May is Local and Community History Month and while we may not be able to celebrate the rich heritage of Thirsk as we’d like there’s still lots we can share online. We can also make plans for when we do return to more normal times. The volunteers from Thirsk Community Library are planning to undertakeContinue reading “Local and Community History in Thirsk”

VE Day – celebrate at home

Here’s a little background to share with younger generations, about what happened 75 years ago today: While many of the VE Day 75th Anniversary commemorations have sadly had to be cancelled there are still lots of ways to mark the occasion. If there’s a noticeable bunting shortage in your windows here’s how you can makeContinue reading “VE Day – celebrate at home”

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone book review

By Lucy Sauron, age 10 Thank you to Lucy for this fantastic book review. If you’d like to write a book review for Thirsk Community Library, click here! What is it about?Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is the first book in a 7 book (and one play) series. It is about a boy calledContinue reading “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone book review”