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Libraries and archives

Libraries and archives

Explore York Libraries and Archives Mutual is coming soon. Click here to find out more.

Visit our Online Catalogue to renew your books, find your next read, place free reservations and more.

We have some closed dates coming up, please check these dates before you visit.  There will also be substantial building work at York Explore in 2014 which may disrupt your visit.


Online libraryOnline Catalogue

Renew & reserve books, join the library and more. For help see the step by step guide to logging on or renewing online (PDF).

Library entranceOur future

Find out what's happening with our plans to become a Community Benefit Society

York Explore from outsideLocations and opening hours

List of the opening times and location of all libraries

ArchivesArchives and local history

Resources for you to find out about local and family history. See out latest news page for updates.


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