Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries

Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries
January 17, 2020

East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration until 29 February, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.

East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.

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Council Opens Hospital Discharge Suite

Council Opens Hospital Discharge Suite
January 7, 2020

ERYC has developed a new pilot which will help free up hospital beds and give residents the chance to gain back their independence after being discharged from the hospital.

The East Riding Social Care Suite will create a short-term facility for those individuals who are medically ready for discharge but are waiting for planned social care and support to begin.

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A Chance For Young People To Be Part Of A Digital Art Masterpiece!

A Chance For Young People To Be Part Of A Digital Art Masterpiece!
January 1, 2020

As part of East Riding Libraries’ Digital Art Celebration, taking place until 29 February 2020, famed local digital artist and patron of the Celebration Gary Saunt will be creating a large digital painting called Unity.

His work will celebrate the East Riding, and how the library network and digital world has helped to connect local towns and villages into one community. 

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Explore Digital Art with East Riding Libraries and Customer Services

Explore Digital Art with East Riding Libraries and Customer Services
December 12, 2019

East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration, from now through to 29 February 2020, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.

East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.

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Harry Potter Quiz Night at Beverley Library

Harry Potter Quiz Night at Beverley Library
December 11, 2019

For those who are potty for Potter –  there will be a chance to pass through platform 9 3/4 to reach Hogwarts (known to muggles as Beverley Library) on Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 for East Riding Libraries’ first ever Harry Potter Quiz Night.

Following on from the success of East Riding Libraries’ annual Harry Potter Book Night events for primary school children (taking place between 03 and 08 February, 2020) the Beverley Library team have created this quiz night with secondary school children and adults in mind.

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Christmas Holiday Fun In East Riding Libraries

Christmas Holiday Fun In East Riding Libraries
December 9, 2019

East Riding Libraries will be celebrating Christmas with Storytimes and Bounce and Rhyme sessions.

The Storytimes will feature an Out of This World Christmas, taking a trip into outer space and discovering why ‘Aliens love Panta Claus’ ( a book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort), including songs, stories and activities.

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East Riding Festival Of Words 2019 Declared A Success

East Riding Festival Of Words 2019 Declared A Success
November 9, 2019

The East Riding Festival of Words 2019 has been declared a big success, both by audiences and the authors involved.

The festival took place in various locations across the East Riding between 15 and 20 October and featured a wide range of authors discussing murder, belonging and a great deal more besides.

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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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