Bridlington Central Library
Welcome to Bridlington Central Library
Located in the centre of Bridlington, on King Street. Visit the local studies library for local and family history research or get help with learning new skills with adult learning courses on the first floor (lift available). There’s plenty to do with East Riding Libraries. Find out about events, weekly chatty cafe tables and meeting dates for our regular groups on the What’s On page.View What's On
Join the library
All East Riding Libraries are free to join. As a member you’ll get access to thousands of titles, including free eMagazines, eAudiobooks, eBooks and eNewspapers to downloads anywhere, anytime. Find out how to join and all the benefits of being a member on the memberships page.Memberships
Browse all books available to borrow on the library catalogue. Use your library card number and pin to log in to your account to renew your loans online or reserve books to pick up at this branch.
Get online at Bridlington Library
All East Riding Libraries are part of the Online Centres Network. You can access free, self-paced IT lesson with Learn My Way on our computers. You have free access to the following at this library:
- Three quick access computers on the ground floor
- Ten computers for public use on the first floor
- Adjustable height desk for wheelchair users on both floors
- Colour and black and white A4 printing. Use Click Print Go from home
- Large keyboards
- Roller ball mouse
- Accessibility software: Microsoft magnifier, narrator and on-screen keyboard
- A4 scanner
- Colour and black and white printing
- Free Wi-Fi, internet and email access
- Google docs, sheets and slides software
Bridlington Local Studies Library
The 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. Download the Bridlington Local Studies Library leaflet (pdf 6mb -opens in a new window).
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.
The library main entrance is at street level, with automatic doors, leading to the lending and junior library. The IT suite, Local Studies Library and public toilets, including a wheelchair accessible toilet are all situated on the first floor, which can be accessed by lift or stairs. People with mobility problems can be dropped off and collected from the library entrance on King Street except on Wednesdays and Saturdays when access is restricted because of markets and on other days when events are being held. Only assistance dogs are allowed on site.
Bridlington Bus Station is a five minute walk away, the train station is a 10 minute walk away.
- Breastfeeding friendly
- Free Wi-Fi
- Safe Places Scheme
- Hot Drinks Machine