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Library Services

Our nearest library services to East Ferry are based in Scotter, where you will find small, but adequate library services. This library has limited opening times.

The main libraries are based in Gainsborough and Scunthorpe.

All these libraries opening times can be found below on the attached web links.

Get your next library item notified via text!

Mobile phone text messaging has been launched by Lincolnshire's library service to let borrowers know their items are ready for collection.

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This free service means when you reserve a library book, talking book, CD, DVD or video you can now choose to be notified by text message, free of charge.
All you need to do is have your mobile telephone number added to your borrower record.
Any library user wishing to receive text messages should contact their library to have their details added to the borrower records.
To find your nearest library phone 01522 552866 or visit
You can also arrange to get text messages by e-mailing  or through the online catalogue at (you will need your library ticket number and PIN).