Newby & Scalby Library

450 Scalby Road, Scarborough, YO12 6EE

Phone: 01609 534059



Newby & Scalby Library

We are open five days a week Mon, Tues, Wed and Friday, 10 – 5.30, Saturday 10am – 1.30pm.  Your safety remains our priority.  We want everyone to feel safe and comfortable and would ask that you treat others using the building with consideration as we know that many visitors wish to remain cautious.  Comfy seating, newspapers, use of the hot drinks machine, computers, a magazine swap, DVDs and unlimited browsing are available.  Books may be returned through the library’s letterbox.  

Our Regular Events/Clubs are as follows –

Mondays          Drop-in meeting for Ukrainian Visitors & their Hosts, 12 noon – 2pm

Reiki with Sue, 2.00 – 4.00pm Term Time Only, Free.  No need to book.

Tuesdays          Norman Bear’s Playtime, 10.30am – 12 noon, Free, Term Time Only.  Mah Jong Club 1.30 – 3.30pm. Free

Wednesdays    Norman Bear’s Storytime, 10.15 – 10.45am, Free, Term Time Only.

Crafty Articles, every Wednesday, 2-4pm, Free.

Fridays              Scrabble Club 1.30pm – 3.30pm, Free.

For Special Events, see the Events Diary and click on the date.  You are also invited to look at our Facebook page.

Whilst many of our events are free, donations to help run our Community Library are most welcome!

Second-hand books are now sold from three trolleys; one with Crime & Thrillers, one with Non-Fiction and Large Print and the third with beach reads, historical novels and literary fiction.  Children’s books are in green tubs in the entrance near a spinner of literary fiction for sale.  We also sell second-hand jigsaws, and brand new Chartmedia sticker, colouring & activity books and posters for just £1.50


Summer Events for Children

We have arranged a series of exciting events for children aged 0 – 12, throughout the holidays, all of which are free.  These include Lego Club, Liz Million Cartoon Artist, Crafting Fun, ...

Summer Reading Challenge 2022

The Summer Reading Challenge, 'Gadgeteers', opens at our library on Saturday 16 July.  Details of the huge programme of Summer events we have planned will be on our website soon.  They are all ...

Coming Events

Zoo Lab: Ethical Animal Encounters

22/08/2022 10:15am
Zoo Lab return to the library with their ethical and engaging hands-on small animal encounters on Monday 22nd August.  These FREE sessions are suitable for children aged 5-11 and there are 4 ...

Lego Fun

23/08/2022 08:00am
New for the Summer, Lego Fun is for accompanied children aged 4-12, on Tuesdays 26 July and 23 August from 10.30 - 11.30.  Come and have fun with our collection of Lego.  It's free but places ...

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