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.  Comfy seating, newspapers, use of the hot drinks machine, computers, a magazine swap, DVDs and unlimited browsing are available and we have a beautiful garden with games for children and plenty of seating for all.  Books may be returned through the library’s letterbox.  

Our Free Regular Events/Clubs are as follows –

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

Quirky Quilters sewing group, 2.00 – 3.00pm

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

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

Crafty Articles, every Wednesday, 2-4pm.  Knitting and crochet group.

Fridays              Art Group, 10.15 – 11.45am.  Bring your own materials.  Scrabble Club 1.30pm – 3.30pm.

Saturdays         Lego Club for 5 – 12 year olds, 10.30am – 12 noon.

Art Group, 10am – 12noon, except Summer Holidays.  Bring your own materials.

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 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.  DVDs and CDs are sold for just 10p and many bargains are available.


We’ve a Winner!

Here’s Diana, one of our Friday Art Group regulars - she is in the paper because she won the Writers’ Circle Shirley Waite Cup for her poem ‘Refuge - a Poem’. Writers’ Circle meet in our Library ...

IT Buddy, Peter

Here's our IT Buddy, Peter, explaining how he helps our customers. You can make an appointment to see him on Fridays 27 October, 24 November and Monday 18 December and sometimes at other times by ...

Coming Events

Friday Art Group

1/12/2023 10:15am
There's a new Friday Art Group from 10.15 - 11.45am which is free to join.  Bring your own materials and enjoy being with other like-minded people.

Scrabble Club

1/12/2023 01:30pm
The Scrabble Club meets on Friday afternoons from 1.30 - 3.30pm.  It's a friendly group of average abilities who just like to play Scrabble.  All welcome!  

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