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Pocela Centre

Pocela Centre 23 Railway Street
Pocklington
YO42 2QU
United Kingdom
Contact Details
Telephone
01482 393939
Website
Further information about libraries is available on the Libraries page.
Opening Times
Monday
9.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday
9.30am - 6.30pm
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
9.30am - 4.30pm
Friday
9.30am - 1pm
Saturday
9.30am -12.30pm
Sunday
Closed
Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Libraries are closed on bank holidays.

General Information
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

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 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

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

Mondays

Reminiscence. Third Monday of the month. 2 - 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 telephone Pocela Centre (01482) 393939 for further details. 


Tuesdays

Chatterbooks. For children aged 5 - 12. 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.

Adult Book Club. Fourth Tuesday of the month. 5.30 - 6.15pm
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.


Thursdays

Bounce and Rhyme. For pre-school children. 10.30 - 11.00am 
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.

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.


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 11/05/2018
Last Updated: Monday, 26 February 2018