Snaith Library

Contact Details
01405 860096
Email address

Further information about libraries is available on the Libraries page.

Opening Times
2pm - 7pm
10am - 5pm
10am - 12noon
Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Libraries are closed on bank holidays.

General Information
Snaith Library 27-29 Market Place
DN14 9HE
United Kingdom
Disability Access
Step at front entrance , wheelchair access at rear of library via ramp

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.

Two computers for public use

Adjustable height desk for wheelchair users

Large keyboard


Roller ball 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


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.



Adult Book Club. Second Tuesday of the month. 2.30 – 3.30pm
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.

Ancestry Club. First Tuesday of the month. 5 - 6pm 

Knit and Natter. First, third and fourth Tuesday of the month. 2.15 – 3.45pm
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. No need to book, just come along and join our friendly group. 

Storytime. Second Tuesday of the month. Term time only. 4 - 4.30pm 
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. All children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult. Full disabled access and facilities are available at this venue.


Bounce and Rhyme. For pre-school children. Term time only. 11 - 11.30am 
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.

Reminiscence. First 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. 

Chatterbooks. For 7 - 12 year olds. First Thursday of the month. Term time only. 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.    

Getting there

By bus – Snaith Library is a two minute walk from the nearest bus stop on Selby Road.

Parking - there is on-street parking near the library, and one disabled parking bay at the rear of the library.  Access via Cadman Lane.

Other information

All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.


Snaith Library
Snaith Library
Last updated 22/02/2017
Service Details
Description of Service
Library and Information Service
Property details
Asset ID
Map Easting
Map Northing
Freehold asset - occupied by the LA
Asset type
Land and Permanent Buildings
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