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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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Sprotbrough Community Library closing for refurbishment

The library will be closed for five weeks from 10 September until 17 October to allow  improvements  to be made.  During the closure the lighting will be upgraded to a modern, cost-effective system, the kitchen facilities will be upgraded, and there will be improvements to the public computing facilities and to the meeting rooms with and overhead projector. In addition...
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Listening Project Tour 2016

It’s surprising what you hear when you listen. The Listening Project captures conversations all over the country and each one makes history. They are conversations which matter to those who share them, as well as to those who hear them.  The project has recorded conversations about love, loss, fears, hopes, and dreams. They’ve featured people being passionate about subjects...
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An Amazing Effort!

Unfortunately, Woodlands Community Library and Hub came fourth place in the HALLAM FM Cash For Kids Challenge to win a street party for the community. But, after just three weeks, they managed to raise an amazing £1636.79 for a great cause! Everyone at the Library really worked hard to raise this money, including taking part in such things as; a sponsored swim, a sponsored walk, a...
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The winner is!

The winner of our recent BorrowBox competition was Ann.  Pictured presenting the prize to Ann are Sharon Collins and Janis Robinson.  Ann was delighted to win the iPad mini and didn't quite believe it at first! Our digital services offer access 24 hours a day as long as you have an internet connection. Visit Digital Library to see what we have to offer. ...
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Spotlight on Armthorpe Community Library

Armthorpe Community Library is a bright colourful building that has been run by its community since August 2014. The library has seen many improvements paid for by donations, funding grants and money raised by the volunteers.   So far they have installed a new kitchen, including a fridge freezer and dishwasher. There are new tables and chairs in the meeting room, and the...
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Yo-ho-ho! Pirates and Princesses event at Cusworth Hall

Ahoy me hearties, fair princesses and all ye landlubbers! Cusworth Hall and Park’s annual Pirates and Princesses event will take place at Cusworth Hall on Tuesday 2nd August from 10:00am until 3:00pm. There will be plenty to do to keep the kids entertained, including martial arts displays, a bouncy castle, children’s entertainer, face painting, sand art, stalls, and...
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New HS2 plans for South Yorkshire - FAQ

New HS2 plans for South Yorkshire Below is a PDF copy of the HS2 FAQ 2016 document available for you to download. This document has been produced to help answer some of the frequently asked questions. A paper copy of this document can also be viewed at all Doncaster Libraries.   HS2 Ltd FAQ
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