What’s new in the library

Much more than books at York Explore
1 Jun 2013 @ 8.56 pm
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Much more than books at York Explore
Much more than books at York Explore

adrian-clark-headshotIn the latest instalment of his library blog, Adrian Clark looks at some of the activities and services available

York Cards

New York cards are now available from all the city’s libraries the new offer includes more partners than ever before; the York card will get you free or discounted entry into – Energise, York Sport, Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum, Yearsley Swimming Pool, Jorvik Viking Centre, DIG, Barley Hall, Micklegate Bar Museum, York’s Chocolate Story, and The York Dungeon. Adult cards cost £3 with under 18s free and for the first time those in receipt of certain means tested benefits will be entitled to a free York Card see the website for details.


Tang Hall Library, Thursday 6 June 10am – 3pm

Do you care for somebody living with dementia? If you want to know more about support agencies working in York and how libraries can help come along to our mental health information fair; tea and coffee will be available too!


Explore the future

As you may know the library service is exploring the idea of becoming a social enterprise to find out what this means and keep up to date with how this is progressing check out Fiona Williams’ blog.


Run your own business or thinking of starting one up?

If the answer is yes to any of the above you should check out our exciting new online resource, the complete online business reference advisor or COBRA for short. It includes business opportunity profiles, regional market reports, a business legal library, and much more – all you need is your library card and an internet connection.

Have a look around and let us know what you think. We are also working with the business department at Fulford School to support business students with their research projects; if you think you would be interested in something similar drop us an email by clicking here.