The Globe Library, a network of Community Libraries run by volunteers in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.

Your local window onto the world!

Welcome to the Globe, your community library at Stokesley, managed and delivered by volunteers, in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council.

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The Globe started as a community-run library on 1 April 2017 and was officially opened on 15 June 2017 by celebrated historical novelist and academic Philippa Gregory.

We serve Stokesley and surrounding districts, including Ingleby Greenhow, Seamer, Carlton, Great Broughton, Ingleby Arncliffe, Swainby and Chopgate.

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Future events

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Writing Workshops for all Levels

Thursday, 8 December 2022 | 12:00 - 13:00

The Robinson House Writers - Workshops for all Levels.

Whether you're new to writing or are already a keen writer, join us on...


Friday, 9 December 2022 | 10:30 - 11:00

Storytime for children aged 0-4 years.  Stories, songs, actions and activities.  A lovely session where babies drum their heels in...

Repair Café

Saturday, 10 December 2022 | 10:00 - 12:00

Repair Café will be paying will visit The Globe on Saturday 10th December, 10am to 12 noon.

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Book Launch and Children's Activities

06 December 2022

Elizabeth Green will launch her book in the library on Saturday 17th December with free detective activities for children aged 6+