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Congratulations Armthorpe Community Library

Congratulations go to Armthorpe Community Library volunteers who picked up a special award at the Doncaster Free Press Pride Awards.  A team of the volunteers went to the ceremony at Castle Park and were delighted to receive the award. See next week’s Doncaster Free Press for the full report on the whole event.
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Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning Success!

Over the past few weeks Libraries across Doncaster have been taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.  So far here's what has been raised by our libraries:  - Warmsworth Community Library raised £600 , Civic Mayor David Nevitt also attend the event.   - Edlington Library have raised  £147.70  -...
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Keeping Safe - Annual event

An event open to all communities that will help Doncaster Safeguarding Adults Board communicate and engage with the people of Doncaster to keep adults at risk of abuse and neglect safe. The day will provide opportunities to hear about some of the work that has been carried out in order to keep people safe and hear from people’s experiences. There will also be a range of activities for...
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Rhymetime at Thorne Library

It was not too long ago when only a regular two children attended Thorne Library’s weekly Rhymetime, then, after spending time speaking to the public, visiting local children’s centres and advertising through various channels the numbers slowly began to rise. Ten children was an exciting milestone, then a regular 15, then 20, fantastic! However the last few weeks have been incredible, with a...
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Arts & Culture: The Voice Project

If you are aged 14 - 17 and you like taking part in art, crafts, music, drama, sports, film, or heritage activities you can shape arts and culture in Doncaster! Get involved in The Voice Project and...   have a voice, share what you like and what you’d like to change meet other creative people of a similar age    develop fun ways to ask other children...
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World's biggest coffee morning

Come down and join us for delicious cakes and treats, several libraries are taking part in the world's biggest coffee morning coming up soon. See below for a list of venues, dates and times you may even be able to get to more than one!   Friday 30th September details below: Balby Community Library also craft activities taking place Doncaster Central Library...
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Launch event for Reading Ahead

On October 4 2016 from 10am -12pm at Doncaster Central Library there will be a launch event for the Reading Ahead project. One in six adults struggles to read. Reading Ahead supports young people and adults who struggle with the written word or who don’t read for pleasure. This programme asks people to choose six reads (not just books but poems, articles or websites can count) and...
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Summer Round Up!

Summer at Doncaster Libraries This year’s Summer Reading Challenge, The Big Friendly Read, kicked things off this summer. The theme was based on Roald Dahl and Libraries across Doncaster encouraged children to take part by reading 6 books over the summer. Upon completing the challenge the children are presented with a medal and certificate. Libraries held a variety of Roald Dahl themed...
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New Bookstart Rhyme Time

Join us at the Central Children’s Library from Tuesday 6th September for our weekly* Bookstart Rhyme Time.  We’ll have lots of fun with stories, songs and rhymes and then stay and play with toys and activities. Every Tuesday* 1.30-2.30pm, suitable for all pre-school children For more information contact the Central Children’s Library...
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Spotlight on Wheatley Community Library.

This month Wheatley Community Library tells us what their members and volunteers love about their site.   Wheatley provides a cosy community Library, but that does not mean that the selection of books is limited, members still have access to any of the 307,000 items from across the whole library service.  If the book or DVD you want isn’t at the library for a small fee...
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