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Get to know the library staff - Thomas

As part of our series get to know the Library staff this time we talk to Thomas from the Literacy team     How long have you worked for Doncaster Libraries? I’ve worked for Doncaster Libraries for just over 11 years, which sounds a lot longer than it feels. Originally I was going to be a rockstar, but who needs all that hassle? So I decided to stop on with the Library...
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Wheatley Community Library has moved

Wheatley Community Library had an exciting opportunity to move back to the building that had been home to the old library.  The new location is in the other half of the building that the previous DMBC library was in. This was made available to volunteers and with a very tight schedule the volunteers and DMBC library staff managed to move all the contents from Norfolk Road down to Parkway...
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Mega Book Sale

Edlington Library are holding a Mega Book Sale.  Books at bargain prices 50p each or 3 for a £1.00. Includes fiction, non-fiction and DVD’s. From the 10 - 28 April 2017 Sale taking place during normal library opening hours For more information contact Edlington Library on Telephone: 01302 736471 Email: edlington.library1@doncaster.gov.uk    
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Get to know the Library staff

We will be helping you get to know the library staff in front and behind the scenes of Doncaster library’s. Nicola is our Libraries Systems and Resource Assistant and our first member of staff for you to get to know! How long have you worked for Doncaster Libraries? I have worked for the library service for nearly 13 years now! I started working as a library assistant and after...
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Library on the move

Wheatley Community Library and the Friends of Wheatley Community Library will be relocating back to the ‘Old Library’ site in the Parkway Centre following Kingfisher school transferring to an academy.  The Library Service and the volunteer group are excited about this move and the opportunities it will bring to encourage new members back into the library. The current library site in...
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Fee NHS health checks

Thorne Library helps Doncaster to get healthy. Free NHS Health checks for people aged between 40 and 74 will take place on Tuesday 21st February 10a.m. - 4p.m. The NHS Health Check is an important step for many people towards improving their health and becoming more aware of what they can do to lead a healthier life.  The NHS Health Check can help lower people’s risk of...
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Volunteers needed

The following libraries are in urgent need of new volunteers.  If you have a few hours a week to spare please consider volunteering with us. To volunteer contact one of the libraries below: Conisbrough Community Library Denaby Community Library & Hub Edenthorpe Community Library Rossington Community Library Scawthorpe Community Library Wheatley Community...
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Half Term at Doncaster Libraries

There’s lots happening in Doncaster Libraries this half term, from Morris the Mankiest Monster to Slippery Snakes! For a full list of events visit Doncaster Library Events Calendar Monday 20th February Where When  Event Thorne Library 10am - 10.30am Rhyme Time for ages 0-5 years . For more information...
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Top Authors and Books in UK libraries

Public Lending Right (PLR) have released their latest annual data showing which authors and books are the most loaned in UK Libraries. Public Lending Right (PLR) was established by Act of Parliament in 1979 and is the responsibility of the British Library. PLR gives authors the legal right to receive payment from government each time their books are loaned through the public library...
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New Free Technology Workshop

A new free technology workshop for adults called Technology Freedom , run by SilenceBreaker’s , is starting at Thorne Library on 17 th February 1-4pm. The workshop runs for 36 weeks and funded by the big lottery fund, you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about your computer, tablet, smartphone and software.  For more information and to book your place on the...
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