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.
Ground floor - three quick access computers on the ground floor including one adjustable height desk for wheelchair usersFirst floor - ten computers for public use including one adjustable height desk for wheelchair users.
Roller ball mouse
Accessibility software: Microsoft magnifier, narrator and on-screen keyboard
Colour and black and white printing
Free internet and email access
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
This library participates in the Safe Places scheme
Large print, audio books on cassette and CD, music CDs, DVDs for adults and children. Items can be requested free of charge from other East Riding of Yorkshire libraries.
Children's section with two computers for children's use
Photocopier - A self service A4 and A3 black and white and colour photocopier is located on the first floor.
Bridlington Local Studies Library
Is housed on the first floor. It holds an extensive range of local and family history materials. Items range from historical maps and photographs to local historical newspapers on microfilm. Further information is available from the following Bridlington Library Local Studies Library Leaflet.
Bridlington Local Studies Leaflet (pdf 58mb opens in new window)
With interactive whiteboard, power point facilities and internet access. The meeting room can be hired for morning, afternoon, evening or all day sessions, and will be set up to your specifications. Maximum 30 persons depending on desired lay out. Refreshment facilities available. Special rates for charities and non commercial groups.
Storytime. Every Tuesday. Term time only. 10 - 11am 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.
Chatterbooks. For junior school age children. Monthly. 3.45 - 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? Please contact the library (01262) 672917 to confirm when the next event is on.
Reminiscence. Fourth Wednesday of every month. 10.30 - 11.30am 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.
Surestart Toy Library with toys for under 5s. Term time only. 1.15 – 2.15pm
Storytime. Under 5s. Term time only. 2.15 – 2.45pm
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.
Audio Book and Book Club for adults. Second and fourth Friday 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.
Book Banter. Third Friday of the month. 2 - 3pm If you are new to book groups, then this is the book group for you. The topic will always be 'what I am reading at the moment' and we are hoping to get members to sign up for 'reading ahead', so they get a certificate and presentation event after they've read 6 items - books, magazines, eBooks - just to add to the fun.
Knit and Natter. Every Friday. 10.30 – 12 midday 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.
Writers Group. First Friday of the month. 2 - 4pm Share your love of writing with other creative people, and take steps to get your work to print. From short stories, poetry, book reviews, magazine articles, there’s a writing experience to suit everyone. Expressive writing has been linked with improved mood and well-being, as well as more physical benefits such as lower blood pressure.
East Yorkshire Family History Society help desk. First Saturday of the month. 9am - 1pm
Getting there By bus - Bridlington Library is a five minute walk from the bus station.
By train - Bridlington railway station is on the line from Hull to Scarborough. The station is a ten minute walk away.
Parking - There are six short stay parking bays behind the library on Queen Street, plus two disabled parking bays. Long and short stay public car parking is available at the nearby harbour.
Other information Public toilets with street level access are located at the rear of the library on Queen Street.
Baby Changing Facilities
All our Libraries are breast feeding friendly
Second floor Adult Learning