It's free to join the library for all ages; free to borrow books, audio books and children's DVDs, free to request items in the Online Library Catalogue.
Large print, audio books on cassette and CD, DVDs for children, local studies material for loan. Items can be requested free of charge from other East Riding of Yorkshire libraries.
Children's section with four computers for children's use
Self-service A4 and A3 black and white photocopier
Fax service (send and receive)
The Goole Local Studies Collection holds an extensive range of local and family history materials. Items range from historic maps and photographs to local historic newspapers on microfilm. Further information is available from the following Goole Library Local Studies Library Leaflet.
Goole Local Studies Leaflet (pdf 49mb opens in new window)
Storytime and Rhyme. Term time only. 2.30 - 3pm
Sessions are held for toddlers.
Astronomy Group. First Wednesday of the month. 5.30 - 7pm
For all ages
Bounce and Rhyme. Term time only. 9.30 - 10.15am
Experts have discovered that if a child knows eight nursery rhymes by heart by the time they are four years old, they are usually among the best at reading and spelling in their class by the time they are in Year 3.
Enjoy sharing songs and rhymes with your pre-school children in a group setting, and help increase their language concentration and listening skills in these fun sessions. No need to book, just come along
Chatterbooks. Term time only. 5 - 6pm
Dates vary please contact the library to find out when the next session will be held.
Join in our popular reading group for primary school children, to talk about what you are reading, take part in fun activities inspired by the best children's books, and choose new books to take home and read. Did you know, children who read for enjoyment do better at school? No need to book, just come along
IT classes. 10 - 12noon
In Association with Age UK. Contact AgeUK to arrange a session on 01482 869181
Knit and Natter. 11.30am - 1.30pm
Library knitting groups offer improved health and wellbeing and a lively group of new friends for all ages and abilities. Did you know knitting has therapeutic qualities similar to meditation? Research shows it can help prevent and manage stress and pain. No need to book, just come along and join our friendly group.
Stroke Support Group. Third Thursday of the month. 12noon - 1.00 pm.
Adult Book Club. 3 – 4pm
Reading can reduce stress by 68% and risk of dementia by 35%. Broaden your horizons, meet like-minded people and explore the fascinating world of literature. Suitable for all adults and ability levels, no need to book just come along
Family History Help Desk. 10am - 3pm
By bus - Goole Library is a two minute walk from the nearest bus stop on North Street.
By train - Goole railway station is a five minute walk away.
Parking - there is a free car park behind the library on Estcourt Street. Plus six disabled parking bays.
The first floor houses Goole Museum, access via lift.
Toilets are available on the first floor Tuesday - Saturday only. Access is via the lift.
All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.