Libraries are closed on bank holidays.
20 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 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.
Free access to Ancestry.com library edition and Find My Past Yorkshire Collection.
This library participates in the Safe Places scheme
It's free to join the library for all ages; free to borrow books, audio books and children's DVDs, free to request items in the Online Library Catalogue.
Large print, audio books on cassette and CD, DVDs for children, local studies material for loan. Items can be requested free of charge from other East Riding of Yorkshire libraries.
Children's section with three computers for children's use
Self-service A4 and A3 black and white photocopier
Fax service (send and receive)
The Goole Local Studies Collection holds an extensive range of local and family history materials. Items range from historic maps and photographs to local historic newspapers on microfilm. Further information is available from the following Goole Library Local Studies Library Leaflet. Goole Local Studies Leaflet (pdf 49mb opens in new window)
Bounce and Rhyme. Term time only. 2.30 to 3pm 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.
Bounce and Rhyme. Term time only. 9.30 to 10.15am 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.
IT classes. 10am to 12noon In Association with Age UK. Contact AgeUK to arrange a session on 01482 869181
Knit and Natter. 11.30am to 1.30pm 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.
Code Club. 4.30 to 5.30pm. Term time only Code Club has teamed up with East Riding Libraries to deliver a network of free volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children aged 9-11. Run termly, children will be able to progress their Coding skills and whilst using their imaginations to make creative projects. We make use of Scratch, HTML, CSS and Python software through PC’s in Libraries across the authority. Please telephone Goole library (01405) 762187 for further details.
Chatterbooks. Term time only. 5 to 6pm Dates vary please contact the library to find out when the next session will be held. 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.
Tablet Time. 2 to 3pm. This informal group meet weekly in the library, with their tablets, to share knowledge and ideas. Everyone is welcome from beginners, through to more experienced users who can share knowledge and techniques with the rest of the group. Please bring your own tablet and participate in our group ethos: ‘Share problems – Share knowledge – Have fun’
By bus - Goole Library is a two minute walk from the nearest bus stop on North Street.
By train - Goole railway station is a five minute walk away.
Parking - there is a free car park behind the library on Estcourt Street. Plus six disabled parking bays.
The first floor houses Goole Museum, access via lift.
Toilets are available on the first floor Tuesday - Saturday only. Access is via the lift.
All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.