Beverley Art Gallery To Reopen On Monday With Two Exhibitions

Beverley Art Gallery To Reopen On Monday With Two Exhibitions
July 5, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House in Champney Road reopens on Monday 6 July. Visitors will be able to see the two exhibitions which had just opened as lockdown began in March.

‘Journey Into Abstraction’ is a retrospective exhibition of the contemporary British artist John Sprakes, whose career spans over 60 years of painting and shows.

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East Riding Libraries And Customer Services Set To Reopen

East Riding Libraries And Customer Services Set To Reopen
June 30, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its libraries, mobile libraries, and Customer Service Centres.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different to the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which these services will operate.

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The Tattooist Of Auschwitz’ Comes To ER Book Club

The Tattooist Of Auschwitz’ Comes To ER Book Club
May 7, 2020

East Riding Libraries’ popular virtual book club, Face in a Book Club, has added many new titles.

In honour of the VE Day 75th anniversary, it will offer ‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’ by Heather Morris, the story of how Slovakian Jew Lale Sokolov fell in love with a girl he was tattooing at a concentration camp.

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Free Digital Book For Children About Coronavirus Now Available

Free Digital Book For Children About Coronavirus Now Available
April 23, 2020

East Riding Libraries are offering free access to a new book for primary school children about the coronavirus and its effects and impacts.

Axel Scheffler, the illustrator of The Gruffalo and many other books, has illustrated the digital book, ‘Coronavirus: a book for children’, which is free for anyone to read on-screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it.

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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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