Libraries are closed on bank holidays.
Work has begun on a refurbishment scheme of Swanland Library. The scheme will remodel the inside of the library to create more space for public use and for groups to meet.
The library closed temporarily at the end of business on Saturday 30 September and it is estimated that the work will take three weeks.
In the meantime you can renew your items by phoning any East Riding Library. Find a library
You can also renew your items by using the library catalogue or using the library app. Library catalogue (external website)
For this you will need your library card number and your PIN. Request your PIN form (external website)
It's free to join for all ages; free to borrow books, audio books, DVDs and CDs; free to request items in the Online Library Catalogue.
Two computers for public use
Adjustable height desk for wheelchair users
Roller ball mouse
Accessibility software: Microsoft magnifier, narrator and on-screen keyboard
Free internet and email access
Colour and black and white printing
All East Riding Libraries are part of the Online Centres Network. If you would like to learn more about using computers and touchscreen devices we offer free self-paced online courses. Ask at your library for more information.
Free online digital information resources.
Free access to Ancestry.com library edition and Find My Past Yorkshire Collection
This library participates in the Safe Places scheme
Large print, audio books on cassette and CD, local studies material for loan. Items can be requested free of charge from other East Riding of Yorkshire libraries.
Adult Book Club. First Tuesday of the month. 7 - 8pm at The Village Hall, Swanland. 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. Spaces are limited and booking is essential so please phone Swanland library (01482) 634896 for availability.
Bounce and Rhyme. For pre-school children. Term time only. 9.15 - 9.45am 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. Spaces are limited and booking is essential so please phone Swanland library (01482) 634896 for availability.
Knit and Natter. 10 - 11am 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.
Reading Group for Poetry. Second Friday of the month. 5 - 6pm Do you read Do you read or listen to Poetry? Are you a budding or experienced Poet? If so why not join ‘SWANLAND STANZA’.The Group offers an informal and supportive opportunity to share poetry, from old favourites to new discoveries and member’s own work.Booking essential. Please ask staff for details.
Code Club. For children aged 9 - 11. Term time only. 4 - 5pm Code Club has teamed up with East Riding Libraries to deliver a network of free volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children aged 9-11. Run termly, children will be able to progress their Coding skills and whilst using their imaginations to make creative projects. We make use of Scratch, HTML, CSS and Python software through PC’s in Libraries across the authority.
By bus - there is a bus stop opposite the library on Main Street.
Parking - there is a car park next to the Village Hall with one disabled parking space.
Swanland Library is situated inside the Village Hall.
All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.