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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

Christmas Corner now open

Good quality second-hand JIGSAW PUZZLES, ADULT & CHILDREN'S BOOKS and DVDs are for sale in our new Christmas Corner.

Great for Stocking Fillers!

Co-op Community Fund

Stannington Library is one of this year’s Co-op local good causes.

Please nominate us to benefit every time you shop.

In line with the latest guidance, we 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.

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

Be a FRIEND of Stannington Library

Friends of Stannington Library donate a regular amount either every month or every year by standing order.  See our Friends of Stannington Library page for more details.

Christmas Corner

We have a great selection of good quality second-hand JIGSAW PUZZLES, ADULT & CHILDREN'S BOOKS and DVDs for sale in our new Christmas Corner in the library.

Please come in and browse. There are some great stocking fillers!

These are some of the books

we have added to

our Yellow Sticker Collection

in November 2021.

See the full list of additions here.

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.

We have 1 Public Computer available -

call in or phone to book a session.

Explore your ancestry using our free subscription to Findmypast on our Public Computer in the library - call in or phone to book a session.

(NB: Home access is no longer available)


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 - meets at 1.00 pm on the first Saturday every month, currently in Knowle Top Schoolroom

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