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Pocklington Library - Pocela Centre

Contact Details
Telephone
01482 393939
Email address
customer.services@eastriding.gov.uk
Website
Further information about libraries is available on the Libraries page.
Opening Times
Monday
9.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday
9.30am - 7.30pm
Wednesday
9.30am - 1.00pm
Thursday
9.30am - 5.00pm
Friday
9.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday
9.30am -1.00pm
Sunday
Closed
Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Libraries are closed on bank holidays.

General Information
Pocela Centre 23 Railway Street
Pocklington
YO42 2QU
United Kingdom
Disability Access
Wheelchair access via street level flat entrance, automatic doors
Facilities

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.

Eight computers for public use including two for use by children

Adjustable height desk for wheelchair users

Large keyboard

Headphones

Roller ball mouse

Joystick mouse

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

Free internet and email access

A4 scanner

Colour and black and white printing

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

Free Wifi

This library participates in the Safe Places scheme

Further Information

Services

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.


Events

Tuesdays
Adult Book Club. Fourth Tuesday of the month. 6 - 7pm
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.

Chatterbooks. For 5 – 12 year olds. First Tuesday of the month. 4 – 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? No need to book, just come along.


Thursdays
Adult Book Club. Third Thursday of the month. 2 - 3pm
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.

Bounce and Rhyme. For pre-school children. 10.30 - 11am
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.



Getting there

By bus - Pocklington bus station is one minute's walk from the library on Station Road.

Parking - there is free parking opposite the library on West Garth, and behind the library opposite the bus station, including two disabled parking spaces.

Other information

All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.

Pocela Centre - Pocklington
Pocela Centre - Pocklington
Last updated 11/01/2017
Service Details
Description of Service
Library and Information Service
Property details
Asset ID
80174885
UPRN
010000074808
Map Easting
480160
Map Northing
448843
Asset type
Land and Permanent Buildings
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