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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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New Readers Group

Edlington Library already hosts a very successful readers group but due to its popularity this group is full so Edlington Library staff decided to try and start up a second group. On Wednesday 15th June they had their first meeting. Everyone who attended got on fantastically. Much discussion took place around the chosen book Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey...
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Woodlands annual Summer Fayre

On Saturday 23rd July Woodlands Community Library and Hub are hosting their annual Summer Fayre! The theme this year is "Vintage Street Party" to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Lots of stalls, games, live music and entertainment for all ages. Plus plenty of tea and coffee and homemade baked goods! Everyone welcome. For more information please contact Woodlands Community...
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Children's Doncaster Read - July & August 2016

"Every night, when the world is sleeping, big gruesome giants guzzle up whoppsy, whiffling human beans. But, the BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly... "   The BFG by Roald Dahl During this 100th year anniversary of Roald Dahl , why not celebrate by reading one of his much loved stories, including Matilda, The Witches, James and the...
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Doncaster Library Services for Visually Impaired Readers

The current Doncaster libraries visually impaired readers group has proved so popular that it has reached capacity. By popular demand therefore an additional group has started on 15 June 2016. The new group will be called “Book Talk” and meet in the Central Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 10.30am. Stories on CD are provided and members will then discuss the story and the...
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Make a Noise in Libraries!

Our annual event Make a Noise in Libraries (MANIL) celebration was once again full of noise and laughter. Local poet Betty Pearson read some of her poems to a very appreciative audience of visually impaired visitors. “The Ghosts of Doncaster” reminded us all of the Doncaster shops now long gone and “The Beatles at the Baths” tells the mostly forgotten time the Beatles played at St James...
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Meet the Funder - Free event

Meet the funder free event.  If you are a community group looking for funding several events have been arranged to showcase what is available. To book a place of for more information please see the links below. Places are limited so booking is essential. 14th July  Thorne Leisure Centre – S.Y.F.A.B.  1pm. - 4pm. Haynes Rd, Thorne, Doncaster DN8 5HX ...
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Win an iPad mini

All Library members have the opportunity to win an iPad mini. Simply download the BorrowBox app from your device store and borrow an eBook or an eAudio title to be automatically entered into the prize draw. The winner will be drawn by the team at Borrowbox on 31 July 2016. Visit for all of our Digital...
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