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Welcome to Stannington Library

Temporarily closed

from Monday

18th January 2021.

We will re-open for

Order & Collect

as soon as possible.

Status Update 13th January 2021

Because of the current Covid-19 situation, the trustees of Stannington Library have, with great regret, decided that the volunteer library must close from Monday 18th January 2021.

Although the current rules allow us to stay open, we have taken the decision to close in the light of the Chief Medical Officer’s clear advice to everyone to stay at home and avoid all unnecessary contacts. Our first concern is the safety of the public, and also our volunteers, most of whom are in vulnerable groups.

We will keep the situation under review and hope to re-open for Order & Collect Services soon. Please look out for further announcements on this website, on our Facebook page @StanningtonLibrary or on our Twitter page @booksSTAND.

HEARING AID BATTERIES - From Monday 18th January 2021, Lo's Pharmacy on Pond Road have agreed, once again, to continue this service whilst we are closed.

UNCOLLECTED ORDERS will be kept, ready for when we re-open.

FINES have been suspended until 31st March 2021.

BOOKS ON HOLD FROM THE SHEFFIELD LIBRARY CATALOGUE -Whilst we are temporarily closed, the opportunity to reserve (place on HOLD) books to be sent to Stannington Library has been suspended. See Latest News for more details.

Our City Reads Poetry Event

The final event for the Volunteer Libraries in Sheffield 'Readathon Live' half term fun for children took place on Friday 19th February. To see The Performance click here! It was posted on CHOL's YouTube channel on Saturday 20th February.

To see the poem Mrs City, read by Sheffield Children, click here!

£10,000 Grant from Sheffield Council

- read our statement here!

We recommend:


It has a vast amount of e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines that can be read (or listened to) for free, Click the link above for more details.

NB - the interface to read ebooks will be changing from RBDigital to Libby from 24th February 2021. See the flyer Sheffield Libraries have sent out here.


If you're looking for information and updates about Sheffield Libraries, as well as interesting news about activities they are promoting.

Have you seen?


A free resource featuring 'online' books by famous children's authors.

We will resume accepting donations of books, DVDs, CDs and Video Games when we re-open - so please keep us in mind if you have some items to donate.

We will resume offering our photocopying service when we re-open PRICE LIST

Our full re-opening programme is in progress, but keeps being pushed back.

In the meantime we wish good health to everyone!



For the foreseeable future, the following groups and activities cannot be hosted:

Both friendship groups (first & fourth Tuesdays)


Stannington Library BabyTime

Stannington Garden Club

Stannington Reading Group

WiSE – Writers in Stannington and Ecclesfield

From 18th January 2021 we are temporarily closed,

but when we re-open our OPENING HOURS for Order & Collect will be:

Monday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Tuesday: Closed all day
Wednesday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Thursday: Closed all day
Friday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am - 2.00pm
Sunday: Closed all day

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