Libraries are closed on bank holidays.
Cottingham library will close at 12.30pm on Saturday 21 October and re-open at the Cottingham Centre, The Green, Cottingham at 9.30am on Monday 6 November.
In the meantime you can renew your items by phoning any East Riding Library. Find a library
You can also renew your items by using the library catalogue or using the library app. Library catalogue (external website)
For this you will need your library card number and your PIN. Request your PIN form (external website)
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.
Six computers for public use
Adjustable height desk for wheelchair users
Roller ball mouse
Accessibility software: Microsoft magnifier, narrator and on-screen keyboard
Free internet and email access
Colour and black and white printing
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
Large print, audio books on cassette and CD, music CDs adult and junior DVDs and local studies titles. Items can be requested free of charge from other East Riding of Yorkshire libraries.
Newspapers and magazines including Which? magazine for reference in the library
Fax service (send and receive)
Adult Book Club. First Tuesday 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.
Adult Book Club. First Friday of the month. 11.30am – 12.30pm 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.
The library has relocated to temporary accommodation in front of the Civic Hall
By bus - the library is a one minute walk from the bus stop on The Green.
By train - Cottingham railway station is a ten minute walk away.
Parking - there is short stay parking on The Green except for market days (Thursdays), and all day parking on Kingtree Car Park off King Street. There are disabled parking bays on The Green.
All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.