Norton Hive latest visitor figures

1,669 customers visited the library in May with our Volunteers logging almost 500 hours in the same period. As a summary our book issues for 2022/23 were 21,000, slightly more than Derwent Valley Bridge, Eastfield and Kirkbymoorside. Twice as many as Helmsley. In the same period we welcomed just under 24,000 customers.  In March an…

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Missing box tree

We have had a small box tree stolen from our garden. This is in addition to the holly tree which we planted in memory of Norton Covid victims. It may not be known by all but the Hive is run purely by unpaid volunteers and everything we do is self funded. That means that we…

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a group of women and their children gathered in a corner of the library with another woman reading a story to them

Have you been to our weekly storytime before? It’s a great way to meet other families and is good for developing children’s communication skills whilst also encouraging a love of books! Join us every Thursday at 10am for tales and tunes

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