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Travel Champions

Got an interview to go to? Starting a new job? Going on a day out and need help? Woodlands Community Library & Hub have fully trained travel champions who will help you find all the travel information to help you get from A2B in South Yorkshire. Contact Woodlands Community Library & Hub for more information.
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Spotlight on James and the Home Library Service

The Home Library Service  (HLS) provides a free library service direct to the homes of those Doncaster residents who are unable to visit a library on a regular basis. James has worked in the HLS for 6 years and is responsible for all aspects; from choosing the books to driving the van. There are currently almost 300 Doncaster residents using the service and James is always happy to take...
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CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

Over the past few weeks Doncaster Libraries Literacy Team have been working with Hatfield Community Library and Hunger Hill Librarian, Denise Beggs, to deliver a number of sessions to promote and educate children on the Kate Greenaway Award . The award, now celebrating its 60th year (!) is awarded for distinguished illustration in a book for children. The medal is the only prize in the UK...
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Easter events

We have the following events planned for Easter. Please check the events calendar for any new ones that may appear. Contact the individual library for more information.     Saturday 8 April : Central Junior Library , Waterdale: Easter Hunt, drop in between 10am and 16.00 Saturday 8 April : Conisbrough Community Library : Easter Crafts Activity, 11.00am –...
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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:    
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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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