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Welcome to Stannington Library

Opening Hours

Mon: 1.30pm - 7.00pm

Wed: 10.00am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 6.00pm

Fri: 1.30pm - 7.00pm

Sat: 9.30am - 12.30pm

NB: we are closed on Bank Holidays

Free access!

In the library or at home - click here for more details.

We have 1 Public Computer available. Call in or phone to book a session.

Status Update - 1 September 2021

We still require you to wear a face covering when you are in the library, and to maintain social distancing. Please continue to use the hand sanitiser before you handle books. Click here for the full update.

Thanks for helping us to keep the library a safe place for everyone.

Recent Events organised by Stannington Library


Stannington Story Festival was on Saturday 18th September - Read all about it here.

Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan and his music collaborator Luke Carver-Goss delivered a storming performance at Stannington's Lomas Hall on Friday (1st October) that had the audience laughing from start to finish. They also visited Bradfield Dungworth School - read more here.

These are some of the


we have added to our


in October 2021.

Click here to see the full lists.

Classics Collections

Our Adult Classics Collection and

Children's Classics Collection

are currently housed away from our public shelves as there is not room for them in the main library area. Sadly, this means that you will not be able to browse them in person -

but you can browse our lists!

Click here to see the books we have in our Adult and Children's Classics Collections.


Fines have been suspended until 31st December 2021. NB: fines incurred up to the end of February 2020 will need to be paid.

See our User Guide for more information about what services we offer.


We are very happy to accept donations of Books, DVDs, CDs, Video Games and Jigsaw Puzzles - so please keep us in mind if you have some items to donate. There's a crate for donations in the foyer, so please call in any time we are open.


These groups used to meet regularly in Stannington Library before we had to close at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. After a while, some groups continued to meet online. See the latest status of the groups below.

Stannington Garden Club - this has continued to meet online

StoryTime - no news yet

Stannington Library BabyTime - no news yet

Stannington Reading Group - no news yet

WiSE – Writers in Stannington and Ecclesfield - this has continued to meet online

Tuesday Friendship Group - this has started to meet in an alternative venue

STAND (Stannington & District Library Group) was formed in 2013 after two public meetings that explored the issues raised by Sheffield City Council’s announced withdrawal of formal support for Stannington Library. Since then, the group has been formalised, a committee was formed and teams of volunteers were recruited