Collection of library books

The Library Service has lots to offer all ages.  Anyone can join the library and it is free to join, borrow and request books and other items. 

Join online today and in addition to 23 static libraries and mobile libraries with locations all over the East Riding you can join, renew and request books from home.  

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Find a library

Search our Library Finder for your local library. Find out about opening hours, disabled access and regular events at any of the libraries in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

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Join the library

Everything you need to know about joining the library. Find out how to join, what to do if your card has expired, how to get your PIN, how to join for your child and more.

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Renew and reserve - using the library

Information about how many items you can borrow, how to renew, payment if library loans are late, loans due for return, changing address or contact details, lost library cards, who can collect loans for you and fees and charges.

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Health and wellbeing

We stock a range of self help books that are recommended by health professionals, and offer various activities and events to help people of all ages that are suffering from memory issues, dementia, needing a boost, or would simply like to try new things or make new friends. 

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Find, reserve and borrow library items

How to find books, audio books, CDs and DVDs in the online catalogue, how to get emagazines, how to reserve items, find out why we don't provide ebooks, find recommended reads for all tastes and how to get books in other languages.

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Find out how to register for free for over 50 eMagazines with your library card and PIN. Titles include Amateur Photographer, Auto Express, BBC Music, Computer Active, Cosmopolitan, Cross Stitcher, Cycling Active, Elle UK, Hello!, Homes and Gardens, Lonely Planet Traveller, Mother and Baby, New Scientist, Runners World UK, Top Gear, Woman's Own and many others.

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Library events

Information about literary, health related, computer, family history and other events libraries are holding in your area. 

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Library computers

How to join to use library computers, how to book a library pc, software applications available, learning about computers, looking for a job online, scanning, printing and saving your work on library computers and how children and young people can use library computers.

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Learning and Information

You can get help from the library, even when at home with homework/studies, academic research papers, local organisations, health information and ordnance survey maps. Access the Online Digital Reference Library for Britannica and the Oxford Reference Library from home, and Ancestry Library Edition and hard copy local studies material in your local library. 

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Pre-school children and libraries

Information about pre-school children joining the library, what they can borrow, using the computers, activities and other information for parents.

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Primary school children

Information about primary school children joining the library, what they can borrow, what's on, homework help, using library computers, being bullied online and information for parents and carers.    

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Information about teenagers joining the library, what they can borrow, help with homework, using library computers, being bullied online, events and information for parents.

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Other library services

Booking a meeting room, getting replacement caddy liners, photocopying, sending faxes, newspapers and magazines, getting a national bus pass and displaying posters.

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