2000 books gift

A row of paperback book spines

Castle Donington Community Library has just received a donation of 2000 books. The haul is a gift from Ibstock Community College and a team of volunteers from Donington travelled in six cars to collect them. A¬†second team at the library were on hand to sort and store the books away. The books were all in […]

Committee takes over library management

Following its official opening, Castle Donington Community Library has set up a management committee to arrange the day-to-day running of the service. The library was taken over by a team of volunteers in June to prevent its closure because of spending cuts by the county council. It was officially opened by local author Andy Cope […]

Successful handover to volunteers

volunteers

Castle Donington Community library is now officially in the hands of a team of volunteers who have agreed to run it. The first day of the takeover went well, with a steady trickle of library members calling in to borrow or return books, use the library computers, or carry out local history research. Members were […]

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 […]