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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Get Ready For Mischief With The Summer Reading Challenge

Get Ready For Mischief With The Summer Reading Challenge
May 23, 2018

There are plenty of pranks and a ton of fun at East Riding Libraries this summer – it’s Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge 2018, in association with the Reading Agency!

The Summer Reading Challenge will be a chance to read library books over the summer holidays, join in with fun themed weekly activity sessions, collect special stickers and explore the map of Beanotown to find clues, but– Dennis the Menace is usually up to all kinds of mischief. He’ll make sure some of those stickers are extra stinky!

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Reminiscence In The Community – Bringing The Past To Life For Those Living With Later Stage Dementia

Reminiscence In The Community - Bringing The Past To Life For Those Living With Later Stage Dementia
May 15, 2018

East Riding Libraries now offer ‘Reminiscence in the Community’, based on their hugely successful Reminiscence Sessions, tailored to specifically benefit residents in care homes and community settings who may be living with varying stages of dementia.

Anyone interested in learning more can come along to the launch event on Thursday, 24 May, from 2pm -4pm in the Treasure House, Beverley.

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DiscovER Stories By John Godber Coming To East Riding Libraries

DiscovER Stories By John Godber Coming To East Riding Libraries
October 10, 2017

Lit Up Festival is thrilled to present a newly commissioned work by one of the UK’s most performed playwrights, John Godber, which will tour East Riding Libraries at the end of this month, as part of the Out of this Word programme.

John has worked alongside a trio of emerging playwrights from The Writing Squad: Georgia Affonso; Ruby Lawrence and Lydia Marchant, to re-imagine East Riding histories. The piece is entitled HERE and NOW and it will see three trainee librarians battling with books, boilers and bad parking as they uncover amazing stories!

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