Further information about libraries is available on the Libraries page.
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.
Children's Library with three computers for children's use
IT Suite - 24 computers for public use, free internet and email access. Please note that we only provide access to Google docs, sheets and slides software applications and not Microsoft Office.
Colour and black and white A4 printing. You can also print from your own laptop, smartphone, tablet and home PC by using our Click-Print-Go printing facility. Click-Print-Go Instructions (pdf)
Height adjustable desk
Accessibility software: Microsoft magnifier, narrator and on-screen keyboard
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
Self service A4 and A3 black and white photocopier
Fax service (send and receive)
Baby changing facilities
Large print, audio books on cassette and CD, DVDs for adults and children, music CDs, local studies material for loan, music scores. Items can be requested free of charge from other East Riding of Yorkshire libraries.
Books and online reference resources
Study tables and seating
Newspapers and magazines including Which? magazine
Ordnance Survey Landranger maps for loan
Local Studies books for loan
IT class in association with AgeUK. 10am – 12noon Contact AgeUK to arrange attendance (01482) 869181
Knit and Natter. 2 – 4pm Everyone is welcome from experienced knitters to beginners. 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. Please note – booking is essential.
Creepy Crawlies. Term time only. For babies who are crawling to confident toddling. 9.45 - 10.45am Soft, sensory and messy play to encourage your child's development. No need to book, just drop in.
Babies Playing. Term time only. For babies from birth to crawling. 11am - 12noon. An opportunity to meet other new parents over activities to stimulate your baby's development. No need to book, just drop in.
Adult Book Club. Last Thursday of the month. 5.30 - 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 children aged 8 - 11. First Thursday of the month. Term time only. 4.15 - 5.15pm 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?
Knit and Natter. 1.30 - 3.30pm Everyone is welcome from experienced knitters to beginners. 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. Please note – booking is essential.
Reminiscence. *Not every Thursday. 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. *This activity doesn't happen every Thursday and places are limited so please phone Beverley Library (01482) 392750 for dates and availability.
Teenage Book Group.Third Thursday of the month. Term time only. 4.15 - 5.15pm Reading books is the only out-of-school activity for 16-year-olds demonstrably linked to securing managerial or professional jobs. Want to talk about the book you’re reading? Or want to find out about new authors? Join in with your local teenage reading group to share ideas and stories.
Bounce and Rhyme sessions for toddlers. Every three weeks. 9.45 - 10.15am and 2.15 - 2.45pm. *Please phone (01482) 392750 to confirm the next sessions. 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. Please note - booking is essential.
Getting there Beverley Library is situated within the Treasure House on the ground floor.
By bus - the library is a five minute walk from Beverley Bus Station.
By train - Beverley railway station is a four minute walk away.
Parking - There are four disabled parking bays outside the library on Champney Road, two disabled parking bays outside the library on Princes Gardens, and long and short stay public car parking on Grayburn Lane.
Ground Floor: Archives ServicePublic toiletsBaby Changing FacilitiesAll our Libraries are breast feeding friendly
First Floor (lift access available): Treasure House CafeBeverley Art GalleryTreasure House MuseumTreasure House Education Room