Reopening our libraries

We're pleased that as part of government plans we're looking at reopening our libraries.

Each of our library buildings has a very different layout, so to make sure we're opening in the safest possible way for both the public and our staff we'll be opening each site in a phased way.

Find out more about reopening our libraries

Find us

Barnsley Road, Goldthorpe, Rotherham, S63 9NE

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Opening hours from 6 July 2020

Day Time
Monday 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 10am to 4pm
Wednesday 10am to 12pm
Thursday 10am to 4pm
Friday 10am to 12pm
Saturday 10am to 12pm
Sunday Closed


In our community libraries you can access the following facilities:

  • to return books
  • to browse following the one way system to choose books
  • to use the order and collect service
  • to collect reserved books
  • to use pre-booked PCs
  • to Print

At this time the following facilities are unavailable:

Find out more about the phased reopening of our libraries.

Activities and events

We run a range of activities and events for children and adults.

View activities and events

Other services

  • Art classes run by WEA.
  • Citizens Advice run general advice drop-in sessions.
  • DIAL run drop-in sessions for help with benefits and advice. Contact DIAL by email or call (01226) 240 273 to find out about their upcoming sessions.
  • National Careers Service offer appointments for employability and careers guidance.

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