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Market Weighton Library at the Wicstun 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
9.00 - 5.00
Tuesday
9.00 - 5.00
Wednesday
9.00 - 8.00
Thursday
9.00 - 5.00
Friday
9.00 - 4.30
Saturday
9.30 - 12.30
Sunday
Closed
Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Libraries are closed on bank holidays.

General Information
East Riding Wicstun Centre 14 Beverley Road
Market Weighton
YO43 3JP
United Kingdom
Disability Access
Street level wheelchair access, automatic doors, hearing loops, wheelchair accessible toilet
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.

Eight computers for public use

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.

Fax service (send and receive).


Events

Tuesdays

Storytime. For pre-school children. 11 - 11.30am
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.


Wednesdays

Adult Book Club. Third Wednesday of the month. 6.30 - 7.30pm
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. Contact Market Weighton library at The Wicstun Centre 0845 122 5000 to check availability.

Chatterbooks. For 7 - 12 year olds. Third Wednesday of the month. 4 - 4.45 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? No need to book, just come along.

Knit and Natter. First and third Wednesday of the month. 1.30 - 3pm
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. 


Thursdays

Adult Book Club. First 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. Contact Market Weighton library at The Wicstun Centre 0845 122 5000 to check availability.


Fridays

Family History Group. Second Friday of the month. 10.30am - 12 midday   
A volunteer led group for all researchers of family and local history. Join the group to meet other family history researchers and use Ancestry.com for free. This is a free event for adults 16 years and above. No booking required, just turn up on the day. Full disabled access and facilities are available at this venue. 


Getting there

By bus - the library is four minutes walk from bus stops on Southgate and High Street.

Parking - there is a car park behind the library with two disabled parking spaces.


Other information

All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.

Wicstun Centre - Market Weighton
Wicstun Centre - Market Weighton
Last updated 11/01/2017
Service Details
Description of Service
Library and Information Service
Property details
Asset ID
88104160
UPRN
010070615286
Map Easting
488107
Map Northing
441602
Asset type
Land and Permanent Buildings
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