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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

We are open for

Book Browsing


From 19th July 2021, we have 1 Public Computer available for booking. Call in or phone to book a session.


Book Browsing

From 19th July 2021:

We still require you to wear a face covering when you are in the library.

We are a small indoor space so please continue to maintain social distancing.

Please use the hand sanitiser before you handle any books.

THANK YOU FOR HELPING US TO KEEP THE LIBRARY A SAFE PLACE FOR EVERYONE.

See our Book Browsing Guide for more information.

We continue to offer our Order & Collect service for those customers who are not yet ready to enter our building for book browsing.

Click here for our Order & Collect page.


Sorry, POT LUCK BAGS are no longer available.


HEARING AID BATTERIES

Your free Hearing Aid replacement batteries are available from us.


FINES have been suspended until 31st August 2021. NB: fines incurred before March 2020 will need to be paid.


DONATIONS

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 of the library, so please call in any time we are open.


PHOTOCOPYING

We provide a black & white or colour photocopying service. All we ask is that you bring the correct money if you wish to use this service, as we cannot currently give change and we do not accept cards. Prices start from 10p for an A4 B&W copy. Please call in, ring or email for more details.


The Sheffield Libraries Reading Challenge starts on

Saturday 17th July to Saturday 18th September.

It's for children from birth to age 11.

Click here for more details.

Register at your local library now!


We are offering free home access to our Findmypast subscription. Click here for details about our offer of home access to Findmypast.


We recommend:

SHEFFIELD's eLIBRARY

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.


Have you seen?

SHEFFIELD LIBRARIES BLOG

It's a great website to explore if you're looking for information and updates about Sheffield Libraries, as well as interesting news about activities they are promoting.

THE VIRTUAL SCHOOL LIBRARY

The National Literacy Trust have partnered with Oak National Academy (which is funded by the Department for Education) to present a free 'online' book from its children's author of the week.


GROUPS MEETING IN STANNINGTON LIBRARY

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 - we are hoping to restart this in September

Stannington Reading Group - no news yet

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

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

Fourth Tuesday Friendship Group - no news yet


OPENING HOURS

NB: We are closed for Bank Holidays


Monday: 1.30pm - 7.00pm
Tuesday: Closed all day
Wednesday: 10.00am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 6.00pm
Thursday: Closed all day
Friday: 1.30pm - 7.00pm
Saturday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
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