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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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Great News for Woodlands Community Library!

Woodlands Community Library and Hub have some GREAT news! They are proud to announce that they are finalists in the HallamFM Happy Street Competition. They have 3 weeks, starting from Monday 11th July, to raise as much money as they can for Cash For Kids. The entrants who raise the most money will win a street party for their street. There will be lots of...
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Join the Breeze Culture Network

Artists, practitioners, and arts and cultural organisations can join the free online directory to market their offer to schools and other education settings.    CapeUK is working in partnership with Breeze Culture Network to expand the long-established and highly successful online community, to create a ‘one stop shop’ directory and messaging service for Yorkshire and...
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A Life Changed Through a Life Shared

Denis and Linda Birkin from Conisbrough are Carers supporting a young man named Ben, who is on the autistic spectrum, through the provision of a pioneering service called Shared Lives. The couple, who also have children of their own, have looked after Ben within their home since he was a baby – providing foster care up to the age of 18, following which they wanted to ensure Ben could...
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