Doncaster Central Library

Doncaster Central Library and Children's Library

Doncaster's spectacular Danum Gallery, Library and Museum, the new home to Doncaster Central Library and Children's Library, is now open!

Pre-booking is not required but visitor numbers are limited to ensure social distancing guidelines can be adhered to. Unless exempt, we advise visitors to wear a mask. Upon entry please scan the QR code or speak to a member of staff.

If visiting the library to use a PC, we recommend pre-booking your slot by phoning 01302 734315 during opening hours:

Opening Hours

  • Monday: 11am – 5pm

  • Tuesday: 11am – 5pm

  • Wednesday: 9:30am – 4.30pm

  • Thursday: 1pm – 7pm

  • Friday: 10am – 4pm

  • Saturday: 10am – 4pm

  • Sunday: CLOSED

What is there to see and do

The new building can be enjoyed by all residents and visitors and is home to the following:

  • - The children’s and adult lending libraries
  • - Museum packed with fascinating collections
  • - Art Gallery full of impressive works some loaned from the likes of the British Museum.
  • - King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Museum
  • - Rail Heritage Centre showcasing memorabilia from the Doncaster Grammar School Railway Collection and two locomotive engines - No.251 and Green Arrow
  • - A high quality education space
  • - The fabulous 1910 cafe
  • - Training, meeting and conference facilities

...and much, much more.


Contact us

Email: Central Library

01302 734314 - Lending Enquiries
01302 734315 - Renewals

Danum Gallery, Library and Museum, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BZ

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