Hornsea Library

Contact Details
01964 532561
Email address
Further information about libraries is available on the Libraries page.
Opening Times
9.30am - 7.00pm
9.30am - 5.00pm
9.30am - 5.00pm
9.30am - 7.00pm
9.30am - 12.30pm
Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Libraries are closed on bank holidays.

General Information
Hornsea Library 77 Newbegin
HU18 1PA
United Kingdom
Disability Access
Level entrance, automatic doors, hearing loops, lift to meeting room & wheelchair accessible toilet

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

Large keyboard


Roller ball mouse

Joystick mouse

Accessibility software: Microsoft magnifier, narrator and on-screen keyboard

Free internet and email access

Colour and black and white printing

A4 scanner

All East Riding Libraries are UK Online centres. If you would like to learn more about using computers then UK Online training sessions can teach you the basics. Ask at your library for more information.

Free online digital information resources including Oxford Reference

Free access to Ancestry.com library edition and Find My Past Yorkshire Collection

Self service A4 and A3 black and white photocopier

Free Wifi

This library participates in the Safe Places scheme

Further Information


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 - 1pm 

21 February, 21 March, 18 April, 16 May, 20 June


Storytime. For pre-school children. Term time only. 11 - 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.


Reminiscence. Fourth Friday of the month. 2.15 - 3.15pm
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. 

Variety of days

Chatterbooks. For 8 - 11 year olds. Monthly 3.45 - 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 the next event.

Getting there

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.

Other information

All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.

Hornsea Library
Hornsea Library
Last updated 22/02/2017
Service Details
Description of Service
Library and Information Service
Property details
Asset ID
Map Easting
Map Northing
Asset type
Land and Permanent Buildings
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