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Swanland Library

Swanland Library
Swanland Village Hall Main Street
Swanland
HU14 3QR
United Kingdom
Contact Details
Telephone
01482 634896
Website
Further information about libraries is available on the Libraries page.
Opening Times
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
9am - 12noon
Thursday
Closed
Friday
2 - 6pm
Saturday
9am - 12noon
Sunday
Closed
Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Libraries are closed on bank holidays.

General Information
Disability Access
Wheelchair access (please use the bell in the lobby for assistance). Wheelchair accessible toilet
Facilities

It's free to join for all ages; free to borrow books, audio books, DVDs and CDs; free to request items in the Online Library Catalogue.

Two computers for public use

Adjustable height desk for wheelchair users

Headphones

Roller ball mouse

Joystick mouse

Accessibility software: Microsoft magnifier, narrator and on-screen keyboard

Free internet and email access

A4 scanner

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

Free Wifi

This library participates in the Safe Places scheme

Further Information

Services

Large print, audio books on cassette and CD, local studies material for loan.  Items can be requested free of charge from other East Riding of Yorkshire libraries.


Events

Tuesdays

Adult Book Club. First Tuesday of the month. 7 - 8pm at The Village Hall, Swanland.
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. Spaces are limited and booking is essential so please phone Swanland library (01482) 634896 for availability. 


Wednesdays

Bounce and Rhyme. For pre-school children. Term time only. 9.15 - 9.45am 
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. Spaces are limited and booking is essential so please phone Swanland library (01482) 634896 for availability. 

Internet help session. Wednesday 18 April, 23 May, 27 June, 9 - 11am
Free Internet Help Session. Join us at Swanland Library and learn; How to get online. Help with computers, phones and tablets. New digital skills.
No appointment necessary, just pop in. 

Knit and Natter. 10.30 - 11.30am
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. 


Fridays

Reading Group for Poetry. Second Friday of the month. 5 - 6pm
Do you read Do you read or listen to Poetry? Are you a budding or experienced Poet? If so why not join ‘SWANLAND STANZA’.
The Group offers an informal and supportive opportunity to share poetry, from old favourites to new discoveries and member’s own work.
Booking essential. Please ask staff for details.

Code Club. For children aged 9 - 11. Term time only. 4 - 5pm
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. 


Getting there

By bus - there is a bus stop opposite the library on Main Street.

Parking - there is a car park next to the Village Hall with one disabled parking space.

Other information

Swanland Library is situated inside the Village Hall.

All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.

Swanland Village Hall
Swanland Village Hall
Last updated 06/04/2018