Generous donation boosts library stock

Collecting and sorting a donation of more than 2,000 books took some hard work, but a team of volunteers from Castle Donington Community Library completed the challenge with ease.  For more information click here. It took six cars to fetch the books. 2,000 books take a lot of sorting. The books were a gift from Ibstock […]

Andy Cope and Spy Dog open the library

Author Andrew Cope officially opened Castle Donington Community Library and brought along  the famous Spy Dog – the inspiration for his most successful series of children’s books. He wished the library luck for the future and said he was pleased that it had been saved from funding cuts. And he praised the team of volunteers […]

Author Andrew Cope booked for official opening

Derbyshire author Andrew Cope will officially open the new community library on Saturday, July 9. He is well known as a children’s writer and among his books are the Spy Dog, Spy Pups and Spy Cat series. More details of the opening event will be announced nearer the time. Meanwhile you can read more about […]

Volunteers take over Castle Donington Library

Castle Donington LIbrary

Castle Donington Library is about to be transformed into Castle Donington Community Library. Starting on 22 June 2016 the control and day to day running of the library on Delven Lane will move from Leicestershire County Council Library Services to a new Charitable Incorporated Organisation run by volunteers from the local community. It is hoped […]