Eyes Down, Fingers At The Ready – Let’s Play East Riding Libraries Bingo!

Eyes Down, Fingers At The Ready – Let’s Play East Riding Libraries Bingo!
October 7, 2019

As part of a Libraries Week that celebrates the role of libraries in a digital world (Monday, 7 October to Saturday, 12 October) and Get Online Week (Monday, 14 October to Sunday, 20 October), East Riding Libraries are inviting players to a game of bingo.

The online bingo card has links to a wide variety of library and council digital resources, as well as some informative and fun things to do online.

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Guardian Columnist Rhik Samadder Is Coming To Beverley

Guardian Columnist Rhik Samadder Is Coming To Beverley
October 3, 2019

Rhik Samadder, actor and Guardian columnist, will be at Beverley Art Gallery on Friday, 18 October, at 3.30pm as part of the East Riding Festival of Words.

His first book, ‘I never said I loved you’, takes readers on a voyage of discovery through his own mental health and recovery from depression.

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Cuppa and a Chorus Event To Be Hosted In Beverley

Cuppa and a Chorus Event To Be Hosted In Beverley
September 19, 2019

Four East Riding Libraries, including Beverley, will be hosting ‘Cuppa and a Chorus’ events. These events are a chance to enjoy making music with a group of friendly people and to also sing.

Happening in Beverley on Thursday 26 September sessions will be hosted in a relaxed and also welcoming environment/ While all of this will be washed down with a cuppa and cake!

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Build Your Library Of The Future Out Of Lego

Build Your Library Of The Future Out Of Lego
September 12, 2019

East Riding Libraries are encouraging local residents to take part in a competition being run right across the UK to invite people to get creative and build their ‘library of the future’ out of Lego.

The competition is run by CILIP, the library and information association, and the most innovative and inspired entry will win tickets to Legoland Windsor and £500 for their local library.

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Writer Of The Salt Path Raynor Winn Is Coming To Beverley

Raynor Winn, Writer Of ‘the Salt Path’, Coming To Beverley
August 30, 2019

Writer and long-distance walker Raynor Winn will be in Beverley on Sunday, 20 October, to talk about her hugely popular book, ‘The Salt Path’, as part of the East Riding Festival of Words 2019.

When they lost their home and livelihood, just as her husband Moth was also diagnosed with a terminal illness, Raynor and Moth started walking. They impulsively decided to walk the 630 miles South West Coast Path, at a time in their lives when they seemed to have nothing left, and no time.

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Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge To Take Off This Summer

Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge To Take Off This Summer
June 5, 2019

There will be a chance to join East Riding Libraries and Customer Services on Planet Library this summer for an out-of-this-world adventure!

The Summer Reading Challenge, produced by the Reading Agency, returns to East Riding Libraries with the theme of ‘Space Chase’ inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in 1969.

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East Riding Libraries In Beverley Can Now Provide Maps

East Riding Libraries In Beverley Can Now Provide Maps
April 15, 2019

East Riding Libraries and Customer Services are now able to assist customers in the creation of Ordnance Survey maps, suitable for a variety of uses including planning and building regulations applications.

All small building or extension projects need a detailed map of the property or site to submit to the planning authorities.

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Learn How To Use Gadgets At These Courses In Beverley

Learn How To Use Gadgets At These Courses In Beverley
January 7, 2019

For those who received a new gadget at Christmas and need some help using it, whether a new laptop, tablet or mobile phone, East Riding Libraries and Adult Learning Centres are offering free gadget help sessions.

Their friendly, knowledgeable staff will help customers get the best out of their new technology in Beverley.

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Memory Project – Performance Tackles Real Issues Dementia Brings

Memory Project - Performance Tackles Real Issues Dementia Brings
October 25, 2018

A pop-up theatre production, ‘The Memory Project’ will be touring East Riding libraries in November.

Smashing Mirrors Theatre will bring a touching and emotional new show to Beverley and also six other venues. Based on interviews with real East Yorkshire families. It is looking at the difficult, trying, yet often hilarious journey through dementia.

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Games Groups – New In East Riding Libraries Including Beverley

Games Groups - New In East Riding Libraries
September 25, 2018

East Riding Libraries now offer Games Groups – a chance to enjoy a wide range of games and meet new people.

Eleven libraries across the area have been provided with a Scrabble set and a games compendium with equipment and instructions for 30 games, including chess, draughts, ludo, snakes and ladders, Yahtzee, a pack of cards, dice and dice cup, dominoes, and Halma.

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Local Authors To Feature In The Festival Of Words

Local Authors To Feature In The Festival Of Words
September 22, 2018

Local authors will be featured heavily in the East Riding Festival of Words – the new look literature festival coming to the area in October.

The festival will be officially launched by Val Wood at Beverley Art Gallery on Thursday, 18 October, at 7.30pm. Val will be giving an exclusive reading of her latest novel, ‘A Place to Call Home’, which will be published in November.

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