Library Reading Cafes in York

Discover our family-friendly Reading Cafes in libraries, parks and urban settings across the city. Browse books or get involved in creative activities while enjoying delicious locally-sourced food and drinks. Good selection of vegan, vegetarian and free-from dishes. Childrenโ€™s menu available at all our cafes,

Rowntree Park Reading Cafe

Surrounded by nature and with lovely views of Rowntree Park our cafe is a great spot for a delicious home-cooked lunch or a snack. Great selection of books for children. Dogs are welcome on the terrace, with one dog-friendly table inside.

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Haxby and Wigginton Reading Cafรฉ

Our spacious, family-friendly cafe serves a variety of hot and cold drinks, handmade sandwiches and cakes, with vegan and vegetarian options. In summer enjoy your food and drink on our outside terrace. A warm welcoming place to meet with friends, with an array of books to keep children entertained.

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Hungate Reading Cafe

A stylish urban family-friendly relaxed cafe with plenty of space, close to the Shambles. We serve handmade sandwiches, wraps, cakes, and hot and cold drinks. As part of Explore Libraries you can borrow books, get a library card, and check out our pop-up events and regular activities.

Homestead Park Pop-up Reading Cafe

Our pop-up cafe located in the beautiful conservation area of Homestead Park serving a variety of hot and cold drinks, handmade sandwiches, cakes and award winning Yorvale Ice Cream.

Acomb Explore Reading Cafe

Our Cafรฉ is spacious and family-friendly serving a variety of hot and cold drinks, handmade sandwiches and cakes, with vegan and vegetarian options. In the summer enjoy sitting outside in our garden or patio. A warm welcoming place to meet with friends, with fabulous books to keep children entertained.

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Tang Hall Explore Reading Cafe

Our cafe is stylish, modern and welcoming with a lovely community feel. It serves a variety of hot and cold drinks, handmade sandwiches and cakes, with vegan and vegetarian options. Enjoy sitting indoors or outside. A warm welcoming place to meet with friends, with fabulous books to keep children entertained.

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York Explore Reading Cafe

Spacious cafรฉ in York City Centre serving a variety of hot and cold drinks, handmade sandwiches and cakes.

Find out more: https://exploreyork.org.uk/libraries/

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