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Order & Collect Guide

Opening Times:

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


In the short term, we will continue to offer our Order & Collect service even though we are open for book browsing from 10th May 2021.

How to Order

Either choose the titles and authors of books that you would like to borrow - see the links below to see how you can search the catalogues.

Or tell us the genre of books, or names of authors, you would like to read and we will choose five books for you.  We will look at your library record to make sure we don’t choose something you have taken out previously.

There are 4 ways to send the order to us:

Download a copy of our Order form here.

Please print, complete and deliver the order form to us by hand or by post to:

Stannington Library, Uppergate Road, Stannington, Sheffield S6 6BX

NB: a handwritten note, with the relevant information, is acceptable too!

Or you can order by phone on 0114 234 8732 (preferably during opening times but there is an answer phone service).

Or you can order by email on library.stannington@gmail.com .

For phone or emailed orders you will need to supply:

-Your name

-Your library card number (9 digits)

-Your telephone number and/or your email address

Our library volunteers will transfer your request/s on to one of our order forms.  If you telephone or email we will assume that:

  • You are happy for us to keep your personal details for the purpose of running the Order & Collect service
  • You acknowledge that you understand that the Order & Collect service is offered on a best-effort basis

Yellow Sticker Catalogue – Stannington Library’s own books

link to stannington library's online catalogue

You can view our Yellow Sticker Online Catalogue by clicking on this link. Please do not try to log-in, as that function is not working. Use the search option to see which books we have in stock and then use our Order & Collect service to order books. Be aware some books may be out on loan and not returned yet.

Please use our Order & Collect service to order Yellow Sticker books.


Sheffield Libraries Online Catalogue

Sheffield Libraries logo

Click on this link to the Sheffield Libraries Online Catalogue to see which council books should be on our shelves.  Make sure you choose ‘Stannington Library’ in the drop down menu. Be aware some books may still be out on loan and not returned yet.

Additionally, if you log in with your Library Number and Pin, you can reserve items from any library in Sheffield and have the item delivered to Stannington Library. You should receive notification from Central Library that your item has reached Stannington Library and is ready for you to collect. Please ask for your ordered items at the desk.  You will need to show your library card as your item/s will be checked out as you wait.


How to Collect

When your order is processed the books will be put on our Holds shelf and you will be contacted by telephone or email to let you know that your order is ready for collection. Please do not try to collect your order before you have been contacted.

OPENING TIMES from 10th May 2021

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

From 10th May 2021, you will be allowed to enter to library to collect your order. Please ask for your ordered items at the desk.  You will need to show your library card as your item/s will be checked out as you wait.


Returned Books

There is a crate in the foyer for you to place your returned books.  The books will be quarantined for 72 hours before being removed from your account and placed back on the shelves.


Borrowing Time and Fines

We are reverting to lending books for 3 weeks from 10th May 2021. Fines are not being charged for Yellow Sticker books borrowed currently. The Council have extended their exemption of fines until 31st August 2021. Please note: fines incurred before March 2020 will need to be paid.


Pot Luck Books

AND DON’T FORGET – if you would like to try our Pot Luck option, you can still take away one of our bags of donated books – free of charge – in the genre of your choice.


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