Shakespeare Week To Be Celebrated At Beverley Library

Shakespeare Week To Be Celebrated At Beverley Library
March 10, 2020

East Riding Libraries will be celebrating Shakespeare Week 2020.  Shakespeare Week takes place from the 16 to 22 March with Beverley Library planning fun events for children and families.

Beverley Library and also others across the East Riding will offer colouring masks of favourite Shakespeare characters.

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February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries

February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries
February 14, 2020

February half term will be fun at East Riding libraries with activities for younger children and their families.

Jungle Dance Storytimes will be a chance to find waltzing warthogs and rock n’ rolling rhinos. The Storytimes will feature ‘Giraffes can’t Dance’ with songs, stories and craft activities.

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Sorting Hats And Wands Return For Harry Potter Book Night

Sorting Hats And Wands Return For Harry Potter Book Night
January 22, 2020

Limited numbers of tickets are still on sale for the ever-popular Harry Potter Book Night 2020 events in East Riding Libraries.

The event returns in February for an evening of games, crafts, and fun. There will be readings, the Sorting Hat ceremony, the Polyjuice Potion Game, and Ancient Runes Lessons!

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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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