Get ready for the Children's Festival!

The children's festival features a fabulous line up of fun authors, energetic storytelling and a healthy dose of toilet humour! We're very excited about Nick Arnold's 'Horrible Science Show' which brings the multi-award winning Horrible Science series to life.

Fun-packed events

Little readers have lots of opportunities to talk to our authors. There will be terrific tales, creative crafts and fantastic facts! Celebrate the love of reading and inspire their imaginations with our line-up of children's events.

Baby Goz by Steve Weatherill

Sat, 20 Oct 2018
10.30am - 11.30am
Venue Room
Children's Library
Everybody’s favourite gosling Baby Goz has just hatched from his egg and it’s time for his first adventure - finding his mum and meeting lots of animals on the farm. Join author and storyteller Steve Weatherill and help Baby Goz in his search.

This fun, interactive event will keep even the fussiest gosling entertained and bring the Baby Goz stories to life.

Baby Goz books will be on sale and Steve will be available to sign books after the event

Accompanying adults free.

Please note: Tickets for this event are no longer available to buy online. A limited number of tickets can be purchased on the door of the event. Cash and card payments accepted. Tickets previously purchased online can be picked up at the event using your booking reference number.

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Using the power of poetry to educate people about dementia. Local poet Catherine Scott is working with East Riding secondary schools around the theme of dementia. Young people will perform their poetry at library reminiscence sessions, for those living with dementia and their carers. A project we are excited to be piloting in the East Riding.

Watch this space! We'll share more when the time comes

Poetry Competition

If you can say the words, you can write the words. Express yourself through poetry - whatever shape or form - and you could win £50! The competition is free to enter for all school aged children, with one prize for primary and one for secondary.

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