East Riding


Welcome to the East Riding Libraries website, the easiest way to renew and reserve books and search for events and groups.

Summer Reading Challenge

Children are encouraged to read books of their choice every week during the summer holidays with collectable incentives and rewards, plus a certificate for every child who completes the Challenge.
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Digital Art Celebration

View some of the best entries from the Digital Art Competition!
View Our Winners

Online Book Club

Read or listen to selected eBooks and eAudiobooks and share your views
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Active East Riding

Looking for something interesting to do during the coming weeks and months when many of our facilities may be closed? Browse our ideas for children and adults - read books online, study from home and keep the kids entertained.

Active East Riding means you can #StayHomeStayActive.

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Children's Library

Our junior members have lots to do at East Riding Libraries. Find out more about Bookstart, Chatterbooks, homework help and teenage reading groups.

Visit the Children's Zone

What to read?

We've got lots of inspiration to find your next favourite book. From the latest award shortlists to the top-rated books by East Riding Library members.

Visit the Reading Zone

Membership benefits Join East Riding Libraries for free and access a range of benefits

Digital Library
Manage your account online or with our free App, or sign up to our free eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks to download and borrow.
Groups and Events
There's something on everyday with East Riding Libraries, from knit and natter, bounce and rhyme to the annual Festival of Words.
Skills and learning
Thousands of books available, borrow a Micro:Bit to learn code and get free access to online encyclopeadias and ancestry websites.
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Terms and Conditions
(Council Tax Leaflet Competition) Read the full terms and conditions for our prize bundle competition worth £1,000.
Enter using the leaflet which arrived with your latest council tax bill.

Due to the closure of Libraries as a result of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) the leaflet competition is currently on hold. Please keep hold of your entry forms as a new closing date will be announced once libraries re-open.

  • One entry per household.
  • Entrants must be a member of East Riding Libraries - click here to join free eastridinglibraries.co.uk/memberships or visit any East Riding Library.
  • Entrants must be residents within the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
  • At the point of competition entry, the entrant must have an item on loan from East Riding Libraries.
  • There is no age restriction on this competition. Please note if a person under the age of 16 wins the prize bundle, it must be collected and all aspects supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • Entries must be received by close of business on Saturday 30 May 2020 (please check your local libraries opening times to ensure entries are in by the closing date).
  • The winner will be drawn at random on Wednesday 3 June and will be notified the same day.
  • The winner must agree to have a photograph taken when receiving the prize, for promotional use by the East Riding Libraries service.
  • The 'Weekend in a Camping Cabin' at South Cliff Holiday Park is subject to availability, and must be used before the 31 December 2020. A camping cabin can accommodate up to 6 guests.
  • The beach chalet rental on Bridlington Foreshore must be taken before 30 September 2020.
  • The pair of tickets to a show at Bridlington Spa is valid for any show (subject to availability) before 31 December 2020.
  • The Chamas voucher is for a meal for two, and must be used by the 31 December 2020 - for location details see chamasbeverley.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/food-menu.pdf
  • The Garden Centre voucher is for £50 to spend in Coletta and Tyson Garden Centre in Woodmansey and valid until 31 December 2020 - for location details see colettagardencentre.co.uk
  • There is no cash alternative to the prizes and vouchers included in the prize.
  • If you do not pay council tax and did not receive a leaflet, please contact katy.connolly@eastriding.gov.uk to request one, or phone 01482 391458. You can also download a copy of the leaflet here
  • By entering the competition, you agree that you will be legally bound by these terms and conditions.