Skipton Library is much more than somewhere to borrow a book; it supports literacy and learning, health and wellbeing, provides digital support and is a safe, trusted and comfortable community space that hosts a range of events and activities. Just some of the things we do:
Provide books in a variety of formats, including e-books.
Promote reading for pleasure, study and learning.
Arrange activities and events e.g. author visits, reading groups, story times, groups and creative opportunities.
Provide internet access and free Wi-Fi.
Assist customers to use public services and support them to use services online.
Signpost customers to other services.
Help customers to use the digital library e.g. e-books, e-magazines, online resources etc.
Assist customers to find reliable information whether from books, the internet, or other organisations.
Provide information on local groups, societies, events and learning opportunities.
Provide a local, safe and neutral space for the community.
Help to reduce isolation by providing the home library service.