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Beverley Library

Contact Details
Telephone
Lending Library 01482 392750 Reference Library 01482 392751
Fax
01482 881861
Email address
beverley.library@eastriding.gov.uk
Website

Further information about libraries is available on the Libraries page.

Opening Times
Monday
9.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday
9.30am - 8.00pm
Wednesday
9.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday
9.30am - 8.00pm
Friday
9.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday
9.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday
Closed
Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Libraries are closed on bank holidays

Essential Maintenance

Due to an  event taking place in Beverley Library, the Children's Library will be closed on the evening of Thursday 2 February 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 


General Information
Beverley Library Champney Road
Beverley
HU17 8HE
United Kingdom
Disability Access
Street level flat entrance, automatic doors, disabled parking bays, wheelchair accessible toilets
Facilities

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

A4 scanners

Colour and black and white A4 printing

Large keyboard

Rollerball mouse

Joystick mouse

Height adjustable desk

Headphones

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

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

Self service A4 and A3 black and white photocopier

Fax service (send and receive)

Toilets

Baby changing facilities

 

Further Information

Services

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.

Reference Library

Books and online reference resources

Quiet study tables and seating

Free wifi

Newspapers and magazines including Which? magazine

Ordnance Survey Landranger maps for loan

Local Studies books for loan


Events

Mondays

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. 


Tuesdays

IT class in association with AgeUK. 10am – 12noon
Contact AgeUK to arrange attendance (01482) 869181


Wednesdays

IT class in association with AgeUK. 10am – 12noon
Contact AgeUK to arrange attendance (01482) 869181


Thursdays

Adult Book Club - last Thursday of the month. 5.30 - 7 pm
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. 7 - 11 year olds - First Thursday of the month.  Term time only. 4.15 - 5.15 pm
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 - 3.30 pm 
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. Last Thursday 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. Places are limited so please phone Beverley Library (01482) 392750 for availability. 

Teenage Book Group - Third Thursday of the month.  Term time only. 4.15 - 5.15 pm 
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.


Fridays

Bounce and Rhyme sessions for toddlers. 9.45 - 10.15 am and 2.15 - 2.45 pm. 
10 March 2017, 31 March 2017.        
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, and long and short stay public car parking on Grayburn Lane.


Other information

Ground Floor:
Archives Service
Public toilets
Baby Changing Facilities
All our Libraries are breast feeding friendly

First Floor (lift access available):
Treasure House Cafe
Beverley Art Gallery
Treasure House Museum
Treasure House Education Room

Beverley Library and Art Gallery
Beverley Library and Art Gallery
Last updated 22/02/2017
Service Details
Description of Service
Library and Information Service
Property details
Asset ID
03413936
UPRN
100052199505
Map Easting
503427
Map Northing
439360
Ownership
Freehold asset - occupied by the LA
Asset type
Land and Permanent Buildings
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