Brough Petuaria Centre

Contact Details
01482 393939
Further information about libraries is available on the Libraries page.
Opening Times
9.30am - 4.30pm
9.30am - 4.30pm
9.30am - 6.30pm
9.30am - 12.30pm
Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Libraries are closed on bank holidays.

General Information
Disability Access
Level access throughout, hearing loop, automatic doors, wheelchair accessible toilet

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.

Dedicated children's section 

Public use computers - 12 for adults and 2 for children


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

Free internet and email access

A4 scanner

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.

Colour and black and white printing

Free online digital information resources.

Free access to Ancestry.com library edition and Find My Past Yorkshire Collection.

Self service A4 and A3 black and white and colour photocopier

Free Wifi

This library participates in the Safe Places scheme

Baby changing facilities

Further Information


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.

Fax service (send and receive).



Family History Research assistance (by appointment only). 10am - 12noon
(01482) 393939 for more information and to book appointment.

Knit and Natter. 2 - 3pm
Everyone is welcome from experienced knitters to beginners. 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.


Bounce and Rhyme. For pre-school children. 9.30 - 10am and 11 - 11.30am
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.  

Family History Research assistance (by appointment only). 10am - 12noon 
(01482) 393939 for more information and to book appointment.


Tablet Time. 10 - 11am
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’

Reminiscence. First Thursday of the month. 2 - 3pm
Take a trip down memory lane at your local East Riding Library. Use our great range of memory boxes containing items such as photographs, books and even food packaging to relive the sights and sounds of days gone by. Reminiscence is a social group for older people to meet new friends and have fun sharing stories. Reminiscence is also proven to be beneficial for those living with Dementia and their carers, and is endorsed by the Alzheimer’s society. 

Chatterbooks. For children aged 7 - 11. Second Thursday of the month. 4 - 4.45pm  
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?

Adult Book Club. First Thursday of the month. 5.15 - 6.15pm.
Reading can reduce stress by 68% and risk of dementia by 35%. Broaden your horizons, meet likeminded people and explore the fascinating world of literature. Suitable for all adults and ability levels, no need to book just come along.

Getting there

By bus - the library is five minutes walk from the nearest bus stops.

Parking - there is a free car park behind the library and two disabled parking spaces to the front of the library.

Other information

All our libraries are breast feeding friendly.

Petuaria Centre
Petuaria Centre
Last updated 20/03/2019