Doncaster Libraries

Doncaster Libraries Creative Hubs

There are 25 Libraries across Doncaster providing community hubs and access to literature for all ages both on and offline. A broad range of cultural activities takes place in libraries, including reading groups, arts & craft groups, author talk events, fitness classes, story time, poetry and singing session. 21 of the Doncaster libraries are led by communities and supported by Doncaster Council.

The children's library provides creative services for all children and young people from babies to teenagers including rhyme times, children's digital library, junior book clubs, author talks, homework zone and special events.

Doncaster Libraries also provides a comprehensive loan and advisory service to all LEA schools and academies in Doncaster.

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Central Library

Doncaster Central Library, Waterdale, Doncaster,

Telephone: 01302 734 314

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Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-07-24T00:00:00Z">Wed 24 Jul 2019</span>Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge / Wed 24 Jul 2019

Doncaster Libraries are please to announce that the national space themed Summer Reading Challenge has started. Take part with your child over the summer hoilday, sign up for FREE with Doncaster Libraries. Get FREE a...

July&amp; August Doncaster Read one small step for man / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-07-20T00:00:00Z">Sat 20 Jul 2019</span>July& August Doncaster Read one small step for man / Sat 20 Jul 2019

Doncaster Libraries are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing as part of the July/ August Doncaster Read. Apollo 11 launched on July 16th, 1969; its aim to make a manned landing on the mo...

Registration for Children’s Art Week 2019 is now open / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-04-23T00:00:00Z">Tue 23 Apr 2019</span>Registration for Children’s Art Week 2019 is now open / Tue 23 Apr 2019

Anyone from the arts, cultural, education, or community sectors can get involved by holding a visual arts event during Children’s Week (Saturday 8 – Sunday 16 June). Your event could be a special edition of something...

My Events

Scawthorpe Community Day - Library Re-Opening / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-04-25T00:00:00Z">Thu 25 Apr 2019</span>Scawthorpe Community Day - Library Re-Opening / Thu 25 Apr 2019

Come to the grand re-opening of Scawthorpe Community Library on Thursday 25th April from 3pm - 6pm. All are welcome to this community day. Ed Miliband MP will be cutting he ribbon on the newly refurbished and modern ...

Author Talk - SHARON BENNETT CONNOLLY / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-21T00:00:00Z">Thu 21 Mar 2019</span>Author Talk - SHARON BENNETT CONNOLLY / Thu 21 Mar 2019

Interested in historical non-fiction? Book a ticket to this talk by Sharon Bennett Connolly. Sharon has studied history academically, for fun and worked as a tour guide at historical sites including Conisbrough Castle. ...

Author Talk PHAEDRA PATRICK / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-11-15T00:00:00Z">Thu 15 Nov 2018</span>Author Talk PHAEDRA PATRICK / Thu 15 Nov 2018

Bestselling author Phaedra Patrick's debut novel, 'The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper', was a global success story, with publication in over twenty countries worldwide and film rights optioned in Hollywood. The book als...

My Opportunities

Volunteer at Doncaster Libraries / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-11-30T00:00:00Z">Fri 30 Nov 2018</span>Volunteer at Doncaster Libraries / Fri 30 Nov 2018

Volunteers are very welcome to join in any of the 21 community led libraries across Doncaster. The opening of community libraries would not be achieved without the dedicated contribution of local people giving their time...