East Riding Festival Of Words 2021 Tickets Now On Sale

East Riding Festival Of Words 2021 Tickets Now On Sale
September 15, 2021

East Riding Libraries are delighted to announce a varied and exciting programme for their literature festival, The East Riding Festival of Words, which will be back with live events this autumn.

The main festival will take place from Friday 15 to Saturday, 23 October, with additional events scheduled in the lead-up, plus a varied programme of children’s events too. 

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East Riding Festival Of Words Returns With Live Events For 2021

East Riding Festival Of Words Returns With Live Events For 2021
August 24, 2021

East Riding Libraries are delighted to announce a varied and exciting programme for their literature festival, The East Riding Festival of Words, which will be back with live events this autumn.

The main festival will take place from Friday 15 to Saturday, 23 October, with additional events scheduled in the lead-up, plus a varied programme of children’s events too. 

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Build A Wonderful Summer With Creative Lego Events At East Riding Libraries

Build A Wonderful Summer With Creative Lego Events At East Riding Libraries
August 16, 2021

For those looking for something to do with the children this summer, there is a chance to let their imaginations run wild at fun and engaging Lego® events at East Riding Libraries.

For the younger ones, aged 2-7, there is a Storytime with a difference at the Duplo Lego® Storytime Stay and Play events; the event will trigger their imagination with a super story and then set them free to create whatever they like with beautifully bright Duplo sets.

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East Riding Libraries Make Changes As Restrictions Are Eased

East Riding Libraries Make Changes As Restrictions Are Eased
July 19, 2021

East Riding Libraries and Customer Services are pleased to adapt some of the safety measures previously put in place, opening spaces for wider usage from Monday, 19 July.

Whilst many restrictions have been lifted, the council strongly recommends that customers wear a face covering (unless exempt) to keep themselves and others safe.

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Final Chance To Visit ‘To The Water’ At Beverley Art Gallery

Final Chance To Visit ‘To The Water’ At Beverley Art Gallery
June 12, 2021

The last chance to see the current exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery, ‘To the Water’, will be Saturday, 19 June.

‘To the Water’ has been created by curators Helena Cox and Sally Hayes, and is a unique mix of art and social history, looking at the different ways in which waterways have inspired artists over the centuries.

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East Riding Libraries Seek Views From Public Through Survey

East Riding Libraries Seek Views From Public Through Survey
May 1, 2021

East Riding Libraries and Customer Service sites have reopened their doors to customers after operating an order and collect service during the last lockdown.

They are now conducting a survey to find out how residents view the service and what will meet the needs of the community in the future. The survey is available to complete from now until 30 May 2021.

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Libraries And Customer Service Centres To Reopen From Monday

Libraries And Customer Service Centres To Reopen From Monday
April 9, 2021

East Riding Council has announced details of the reopening of East Riding Libraries, Mobile Libraries, and its Customer Service Centres and Multi-Service Centres from Monday, 12 April, in line with the government’s roadmap.

East Riding Libraries will continue to offer the Order and Collect service at the door for those customers who prefer to use it, and will also be open for limited browsing (maximum of 30 minutes, which may be reduced at the busiest times). 

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Huge Increase In Downloads Of Free Ebooks And Audiobooks From East Riding Libraries

Huge Increase In Downloads Of Free Ebooks And Audiobooks From East Riding Libraries
April 6, 2021

East Riding Libraries have seen a huge 329% increase in the number of eBooks downloaded since March 2020, and a 95.5% increase in the number of audiobooks downloaded free with their library memberships.

Librarian Pamela Taylor-Bramwell explained:  “We’ve been delighted to have welcomed over 4,500 new members (in addition to our 45,000 existing members!) since March 2020.

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Libraries Continue To Offer Order And Collect Service During Lockdown

Libraries Continue To Offer Order And Collect Service During Lockdown
January 14, 2021

East Riding Libraries are reminding customers that they are still offering their ‘Order and Collect’ service – customers can either phone their library or order books and then collect from their specified East Riding Library once available. 

Books can be returned to any East Riding Library during opening hours and will be quarantined for three days before being cleaned and returned to shelves.

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What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends

What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends
December 1, 2020

Following the latest government announcement, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced how East Riding Museums and East Riding Libraries will operate from Wednesday, 2 December, under Tier 3 restrictions.

East Riding Museums: Beverley Art Gallery, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, and Goole Museum will remain closed.

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