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It’s raining books!

Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018 in Council news news

Rotherham Libraries have joined forces with six other Library Authorities within the UK (Doncaster, Peterborough, Reading, Richmond, Shropshire and Stoke) in a Cloud Link project.


Community event promises a fun chance to learn something new!

Published on Friday, 22nd September 2017 in Council news news

People from across Rotherham are being invited to learn something new and have fun as Riverside Library hosts the borough’s first ever “Fun Palace.”


Sign up now for the Animal Agents Summer Reading Challenge

Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017 in Council news news

Can you bear the excitement and crack the cases of some animal themed mysteries?


Young volunteers needed for libraries summer challenge

Published on Monday, 5th June 2017 in Libraries news

Calling on young people to help run the number one detective agency in libraries this summer!


Find your favourite book this Christmas

Published on Wednesday, 14th December 2016 in Libraries news

The Christmas holidays are the perfect time for residents to loan a book from Rotherham Libraries.


New life-saving scheme launched

Published on Tuesday, 6th December 2016 in Libraries news

Rotherham Libraries to loan out life-saving equipment and training at the heart of your communities.


Buzz not the hush for Rotherham's libraries

Published on Thursday, 1st September 2016 in Community and living news

Libraries in Rotherham will be more efficient and effective under plans proposed by the Council, which are focussed on making them more in tune with what the public wants.


Pokémon Go fever grips Rotherham

Published on Friday, 29th July 2016 in Libraries news

Since Pokémon Go launched this summer, various creatures have been appearing in Clifton Park and Museum - and visitors have been trying to catch 'em all!


Sign up now for the Big Friendly Read Summer Reading Challenge

Published on Wednesday, 20th July 2016 in Families news

Libraries across Rotherham launched the ‘Big Friendly Read’ Summer Reading Challenge on Saturday 16 July and there’s still time for children to join in.


Views sought on Rotherham Council’s budget proposals

Published on Wednesday, 20th January 2016 in Libraries news

People are being asked for their views on how Rotherham Council proposes to save almost £21m from its budget over the next financial year.


Code Club sessions to launch

Published on Wednesday, 16th December 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Do you like playing games, watching animations, using websites?


Rotherham’s Imagination Library to finish February 2016

Published on Wednesday, 12th August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Following on from an announcement earlier this year, Rotherham Council has agreed to end its Imagination Library book-gifting service which costs up to £400k a year to run.


Advice drop in at Maltby

Published on Monday, 13th October 2014 in Libraries news

Free advice and guidance sessions will be taking place at Maltby Customer Service Centre every Tuesday from October 14.


Rotherham Libraries best in the world - official

Published on Tuesday, 5th August 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Rotherham Libraries have taken on the best in the world and beaten them in a unique online challenge.


Eee - we did it!

Published on Thursday, 3rd July 2014 in Libraries news

Rotherham Libraries took part in the Overdrive Challenge in June and set its sights on increasing e-book issues by 50 per cent to win £1500 to spend on e-books.


Rotherham resident wins big with Your Account

Published on Tuesday, 13th May 2014 in Council tax and benefits news

One local resident has won big, and simplified her life, thanks to a new online feature offered by the Council.


Save Time, Do it Online - the Council launches Your Account with a chance to win an iPad

Published on Wednesday, 12th March 2014 in Housing news

The Council has taken a significant leap forward in the way key services are delivered by introducing an exciting new online service.


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Published on Tuesday, 4th March 2014 in Councillors, democracy and elections news

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