Libraries are closed on bank holidays.
It's free to join the library for all ages; free to borrow books, audio books, DVDs and CDs, free to request items in the Online Library Catalogue.
Six 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
Self service A4 and A3 black and white photocopier
This library participates in the Safe Places scheme
Large print, audio books on cassette and CD, DVDs for adults and children, local studies material for loan. Items can be requested free of charge from other East Riding of Yorkshire libraries.
Fax service (send only).
Community Meeting Room available for hire for morning, afternoon, evening or all day sessions. Maximum 45 persons depending on desired lay out.
Eclipse magnifier - for viewing text and images.
East Yorkshire Family History Society drop in sessions. Third Tuesday of the month. 10am to 1pm Next sessions are 16 May, 20 June
Storytime. For pre-school children. Term time only. 11 to 11.30am Storytime is a fun and enjoyable introduction to books for pre-schoolers. Sharing books with young children can help to build concentration skills, listening skills and extend vocabulary to give them a head start when they begin school. No need to book, just come along.
Code Club. For children aged 9 to 11. Term time only. 3.45 to 4.45pm. 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.
Reminiscence. Monthly. 2 to 3pm Take a trip down memory lane at your local East Riding Library. Use our great range of memory boxes containing items such as photographs, books and even food packaging to relive the sights and sounds of days gone by. Reminiscence is a social group for older people to meet new friends and have fun sharing stories. Reminiscence is also proven to be beneficial for those living with Dementia and their carers, and is endorsed by the Alzheimer’s society. Please contact Hornsea Library (01964) 532561 for details about the next event.
Variety of days
Chatterbooks. For 8 to 11 year olds. Monthly 3.45 to 4.45pm 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 Please contact Hornsea library (01964) 532561 for details about the next event.
By bus - the library is two minutes walk from the bus stop on New Road.
Parking - there is a short stay car park at the end of Cinema Street, two minutes walk from the library, and four disabled short stay parking spaces on Cinema Street.
All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.