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Order & Collect

Opening Times:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am - 4pm

Saturday 10am - 2pm

How to Order

Either choose the titles and authors of books that you would like to borrow - you can search our Yellow Sticker Online Catalogue or the Sheffield Libraries Online Catalogue (choosing Stannington Library in the drop down menu) to see which books are on our shelves - also see the links and explanations below. You can borrow up to 5 books at a time.

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 .

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.

Please use our Order & Collect service to order council books currently at Stannington Library.

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. We will check out your item when you call to collect it, so remember to bring your library card. Be aware that we will ask you to wait in the foyer whilst we find and check out your item.

How to Collect

When your order is processed the books will be put on to your library record and placed in a paper carrier bag.  You will be contacted by telephone or email to let you know when your order is ready for collection. Please do not try to collect your order before you have been contacted.


Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Saturday 10.00am - 2.00pm

You will only be able to enter the library foyer to collect your order, you will not be able enter the library itself. ONLY ONE PERSON AT A TIME WILL BE ADMITTED TO THE FOYER. If you need to wait, please queue outside maintaining social-distancing – at least two metres from other people. Please wear a face-covering - unless exempt. There is a hand sanitising dispenser in the foyer for you to use.

Returned Books

There are two crates in the foyer for you to place your returned books - one for Yellow Sticker Books and the other for Sheffield Library books.  The books will be quarantined for 72 hours before being removed from your account and placed back on to the shelves.

Borrowing Time and Fines

At the moment, all our Yellow Sticker and Council books are being issued with 4 weeks borrowing time. Fines are not being charged for Yellow Sticker books borrowed currently. The Council have extended their exemption of fines until 31st May 2021.

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.


We are very pleased to be able to accept donated books, DVDs, CDs and Video Games once again.

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