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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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Coming 3rd June!

Coming on the 3rd June - A new look CloudLibrary App! Our CloudLibrary app interface is being updated, this will mean that the way the app looks and how you navigate the app will change, making it easier for you to find and borrow eBooks and eAudio Books. If you already have the app installed on a device you won't need to do anything, just make sure that your app is...
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War and Peace

War and Peace: Cusworth Hall 15 May, 6.30pm and Cast Theatre 5 June, 7.45pm On Wednesday 15 th May Cusworth Hall is hosting the premiere performance of War & Peace, an evening of storytelling and song, featuring tales of love, loyalty and loss from the First World War. Three of the UK’s top folk singer-songwriters have been so inspired by Doncaster’s real-life First World...
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Assisted digital support for HMCTS services and PIP appeals

Help available in Central Library Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) is responsible for among other things probate and divorce. The government has invested £1billion in reforming and modernising the service and part of the reform is to move from paper-based to online services. We recognise that not everyone has the digital skills, confidence or access to use HMTCS...
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Revised Central Library opening hours

Revised 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 the next few months. We...
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Easter at Doncaster Libraries

There's lots happening this Easter at all Doncaster Libraries, make sure to check back as this page will be kept up-to-date with Easter events within libraries updated. You can also contact your local library directly for more information and to see what other fantastic events they are have.  For other events click here. Denaby...
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Shared Reading

Book Break- Shared reading group   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...
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