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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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Half Term at Doncaster Libraries

Half Term at Doncaster Libraries If you’re looking for fun activities during half term check out what’s on in Doncaster Libraries Tuesday 31 May 2016 Edlington Storytime for children aged 0 - 4 years, at Edlington Library, 9:30am – 10:00am. A story and colouring session, come along and meet with other parents and children. For more information call 01302 736470. Askern...
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Introduction of Standardised Cigarette Packaging

Introduction of Standardised Cigarette Packaging As of May 20th 2016, cigarettes sold in the UK must be in plain, standardised packaging. There is a one year transitional period for the sell-through of old stock and from May 2017 all tobacco products on sale in the UK must comply with these regulations. Branding recruits children and young people to a life-time of addiction ...
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Higher Rhythm

Higher Rhythm have launched ‘Sound Progress’ which is a new three year project (funded by Big Lottery Fund) involving local people in training and volunteering to develop new skills, using music technology and radio (via Sine FM).  Higher Rhythm will be providing Sound Progress activities at their town centre location, as-well-as launching two outposts, at Bentley Area...
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