About our service
What is the Home Library Service?
The Home Library Service provides a free library service direct to the homes of those Doncaster Residents who are unable to visit their local library on a regular basis. They also provide a service to several nursing homes and day care centres.
Who can have the service?
If you can meet one or more of the following criteria you may be eligible for the Home Library Service:
Have mental health issues
Have a short or long term disability or medical condition
Be the carer of someone who meets this criteria
Be unable to carry books back to your home
You can receive the service long term or on a temporary basis depending on your need
Who operates the service?
The Service is provided by Doncaster Library and Information Services and is based at the Edlington Library, Doncaster.
How does the service operate?
Visits are made on a regular four weekly basis by friendly Library staff. Readers are notified in advance as to which day the visit will take place.
What kind of service is provided?
A regular supply of all the items the library service offers catering for a wide range of interests. Books in large print, hardback and paperback as wll as Spoken Word CDs are also available for free loan.