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Every month our Local Studies librarians recommend a small selection of our stock that they hope you will enjoy and assist in your local or family history research. Search the catalogue or use Advanced search to find more.

Follow the eBook links for instructions on how to download free local studies eBooks. 

East Riding of Yorkshire library members can enjoy the benefits of free access to research and information from some of the world's most trusted resources. You can access nearly all of these resources from home, on the move as well as on the library computers. Resources include Ancestry Library Edition, The British Newspaper Archive, Find My Past and What was here? Visit our Online Reference and Information page 

Due to Covid-19 there is minimal access and availability of the library public computers. We have arranged to temporarily offer you access from home to one of our most popular online databases Ancestry Library Edition that is usually only licenced for use within library premises. Visit the Ancestry from home page and follow the instructions.