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Spotlight on Bentley Area Community Library

Spotlight on Bentley Area Community Library Mel from Central Library puts Bentley Area Community library in the spotlight   The beauty of this community library is really in the name. Bentley Community Library is a busy, vibrant and welcoming place to pay a visit. Its volunteers are a friendly bunch, keen to lend a hand or spend a few minutes of their time having a...
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Library Closing Times Over Easter

Library Closing Times Over Easter Please note that all Doncaster libraries will be closed on the following dates during the Easter Holidays: ·      Friday 30th March ·      Saturday 31st March ·      Monday 2nd April
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Easter at Doncaster Libraries

Easter Activities and Events
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The Doncaster Read

Following our launch of the Doncaster Read in May 2014, in partnership with Doncaster Waterstones, we have featured many different authors, genres and series of books to promote reading for pleasure. Our first Doncaster Read was Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War. We have since featured authors to coincide with a new book or film adaptation of...
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Be Creative this Half Term

Be Creative In Doncaster Children’s Library February Half Term Just pop into Central Children's Library over this half term and have a go at being creative. The drop-in activities are free and available from 10am-4pm. Mon 12th - Make a bookmark Tuesday 13th -  Make a card Wednesday 14th - Create a comic strip Thursday 15th - Help make a hand display ...
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Get to Know Your Library Staff - Jill, Literacy, Learning & Engagement Advisor

Get to Know Your Library Staff - Jill, Literacy, Learning & Engagement Advisor How long have you worked for Doncaster Libraries? I’ve worked for Doncaster Libraries for nearly 8 years. I moved from working in schools to the Central Library, where I worked for two years, the last part of which I was in charge of the Children’s Library. Then I was offered a job with...
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Banish the dark days of winter with a trip to Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery

Anyone feeling in need of a bit of light and colour to brighten up the dark days of winter should make their way to Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery for a fascinating new exhibition. Good Vibrations: The art of Colour Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery 13th January – 8th April 2018 The exhibition, which is called ‘Good Vibrations: The Art of Colour’, brings together over 70...
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Get to Know the Library Staff

How long have you worked for Doncaster Libraries? I have worked for Doncaster Library Service since 1st  September 1986. I have had numerous roles within bibliographical services but have always been involved with ordering, cataloguing and withdrawing of library stock. The method of cataloguing books has changed hugely ….from book details typed on 5x3 inch catalogue...
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First World War Roadshow

First World War Roadshow at Doncaster Mansion House, Sunday 29th October, 10am-3pm - Take along your First World War objects to be identified by the team of experts and uncover the story behind your collection. - Have your memorabilia digitised to preserve it, and share it with your family and friends online. - Submit your objects for loan to be displayed in our 2018 Home Front...
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Libraries week 9-14 October 2017

Libraries Week is a chance to discover the range of things you can do at your library, from play and learning for children, to managing your health, to accessing wifi and games, to finding a job, a hobby or starting a business.      All Week Library charges amnesty : If you’ve got charges on your library account that are putting you off coming back in to use your...
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