Libraries And Customer Service Centres To Reopen From Monday

Libraries And Customer Service Centres To Reopen From Monday
April 9, 2021

East Riding Council has announced details of the reopening of East Riding Libraries, Mobile Libraries, and its Customer Service Centres and Multi-Service Centres from Monday, 12 April, in line with the government’s roadmap.

East Riding Libraries will continue to offer the Order and Collect service at the door for those customers who prefer to use it, and will also be open for limited browsing (maximum of 30 minutes, which may be reduced at the busiest times). 

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Huge Increase In Downloads Of Free Ebooks And Audiobooks From East Riding Libraries

Huge Increase In Downloads Of Free Ebooks And Audiobooks From East Riding Libraries
April 6, 2021

East Riding Libraries have seen a huge 329% increase in the number of eBooks downloaded since March 2020, and a 95.5% increase in the number of audiobooks downloaded free with their library memberships.

Librarian Pamela Taylor-Bramwell explained:  “We’ve been delighted to have welcomed over 4,500 new members (in addition to our 45,000 existing members!) since March 2020.

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Libraries Continue To Offer Order And Collect Service During Lockdown

Libraries Continue To Offer Order And Collect Service During Lockdown
January 14, 2021

East Riding Libraries are reminding customers that they are still offering their ‘Order and Collect’ service – customers can either phone their library or order books and then collect from their specified East Riding Library once available. 

Books can be returned to any East Riding Library during opening hours and will be quarantined for three days before being cleaned and returned to shelves.

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What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends

What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends
December 1, 2020

Following the latest government announcement, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced how East Riding Museums and East Riding Libraries will operate from Wednesday, 2 December, under Tier 3 restrictions.

East Riding Museums: Beverley Art Gallery, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, and Goole Museum will remain closed.

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New Lockdown Videos Launched By Beverley Art Gallery Curator

New Lockdown Videos Launched By Beverley Art Gallery Curator
November 13, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery has launched a new series of lockdown videos, which can be enjoyed whilst the gallery has to remain closed.

Presented by curator Helena Cox, the videos look at some of the paintings and items which visitors can’t normally get to see, and which are kept behind the scenes in the repository in the Treasure House.

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New Systems In Place At Local Libraries Which Re-Open Monday

New Systems In Place At Local Libraries Which Re-Open Monday
August 7, 2020

East Riding Libraries are pleased to announce that they will be opening their doors for browsing from Monday, 10 August. 

Each library has been working hard to put the systems in place to welcome customers back safely, supported by the government announcement that face coverings will be compulsory in libraries by that time.  

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Libraries And Customer Services Continue To Be Essential Community Hubs

Libraries And Customer Services Continue To Be Essential Community Hubs
August 3, 2020

East Riding Libraries and Customer Services are delighted to have reopened as lockdown restrictions have eased.

Since re-opening on Monday, 6 July, the teams have dealt with thousands of queries and book reservations, and just as many books returned. However, during the lockdown, the teams focused on the other main purpose of Libraries and Customer Services – the local community.

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