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Online Services - Update

We've sadly had to say goodbye to one of our eBook service suppliers, Cloud Library , so if you are trying to access the app you will find that it no longer works. Many apologies if you were mid-way through a book, these titles will become available again soon when  we launch a brand new service called Overdrive!  There will still be lots of eBooks and eAudio books to...
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Doncaster Community Hub

‪Doncaster Community Hub continues to provide help and support to vulnerable residents across the borough. Since opening a month ago The Community Hub has focused on supporting our most vulnerable residents. It has already helped so many people across Doncaster and with the lockdown being extended, the support offered by the Hub is being extended too. It will now be a central point...
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Doncaster Social Care Academy

The Doncaster Social Care Academy has been set up to recruit people to various paid roles across the adult social care sector in response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The academy will help get people quickly into a range of temporary roles. Jobs range from compassionate carers through to important supportive roles such as cleaners and cooks. The academy will...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Protect Yourself, Protect Others

  You can follow Coronavirus Doncaster updates on social media @CovidDoncaster or visit  https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/health-wellbeing/coronavirus-covid-19 Stay at home to stop Coronavirus spreading Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of Coronavirus. This includes people of all ages – even if you do not have any symptoms or other...
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LIBRARY CLOSURE NOTICE

LIBRARY CLOSURE NOTICE Due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)  ALL DONCASTER LIBRARIES are currently closed Further updates will be provided on our website and social media as soon as possible.  https://library.doncaster.gov.uk/ https://twitter.com/DoncasterLib https://www.facebook.com/DoncasterLib/ Any items...
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What a busy year for Doncaster Libraries!

What a busy year for Doncaster Libraries! From the launch of our Shared Reading groups to the many Coffee Mornings raising money for some amazing causes inc,  Yorkshire Air Ambulance  and Bluebell Wood Hospice. We celebrated National Storytelling Week, World Book Day and the Summer Reading Challenge to name just a few! We had author visits including Poet Joseph Coelho who is...
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Doncaster Archives - UPDATE

Doncaster Archives on King Edward Road, Balby, is now closed due to preparation work for relocation. The archival collections, previously on-site at the Archives, have gone into storage outside of the Doncaster borough and as such are inaccessible. Although we cannot carry out any enquiry work from the archives records we can offer advice and assistance with your general...
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Temporary Change to Central Library Opening Hours

Temporary Change to Doncaster Central Library opening hours As work on the new Library and Heritage Centre gets underway, staff will be busy in the current Central Library with clearing and sorting the books, paperwork and ephemera that has accumulated in the 50 years the building has been open.  As part of our preparations for decanting, opening hours will be changing over...
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Book Break- Shared reading groups

Book Break- Shared reading groups Shared Reading is a group session that takes place weekly for about an hour. The group leader reads aloud a poem or short story. Group members can also read aloud if they desire, or just listen. The poem and story are then discussed and this will often spark connection, reflection, and discovery. Shared reading is a very relaxing and positive...
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Get to Know Your Library Staff

Spotlight on Dan Clark This month we meet Dan Clark the Strategic and Development Manager for the new Heritage and Library building, due to open in August 2020.   How long have you worked for Doncaster Libraries? I have been working in the Libraries and Culture service since February 2018 as the Strategic Development Manager for the new central library and museum...
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