Forthcoming Events

  • Saturday 19th February – Cuts Marketplace and Flashmob, 1oam – 1pm

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  • Monday 21st February – Lobbying council meeting at Mansion House, 10am

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Past Events

Saturday 29th January 2011

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  • Daniel Blythe (author of Dr. Who books): Why libraries are important
  • Dave Cryer (Doncaster Book Award): Libraries from childrens’ perspectives
  • Lynne Coppendale (Save Doncaster Libraries): Invisible Cuts – more than just branch closures
  • John Sheppard (Save Doncaster Libraries): Libraries’ contribution to society – the link between libraries, literacy and reoffending rates
  • Lesley Hurworth (Chair of Doncaster Book Award): Libraries, literacy and a love of reading
  • Statements from Lesley Garrett, Brian Blessed and Tony Christie
  • Your stories – why libraries are important to you

Saturday 5th February 2011 (see the posters and flyers page)

Read Ins at:

Bawtry 11am – 1pm

  • Led by – Maggie Morgan
  • Other SDL campaigners present – Lauren Smith
  • Events – Authors Helena Pielichaty and Kate Le Vann, statement from Gervaise Phinn, speeches, ‘clear the shelves’, petitioning + leafleting

Carcroft 11am – 12pm

  • Led by – Joe Henry
  • Events – speeches, petitioning + leafleting

Moorends 11am-1pm

  • Led by – Lynne Coppendale, Lorna Foster, Neil Carbutt
  • Other SDL campaigners present – Gulay Dalkilic
  • Events – Speeches, local councillors and parish council involvement, petitioning + leafleting

Rossington 11am – 1pm

  • Led by – John Sheppard
  • Events –speeches, petitioning + leafleting

Scawthorpe 11am – 1pm

  • Led by – Warren Draper
  • Petitions and leafleting

Sprotborough 10am – 1pm

  • Led by – Katherine Marriott
  • Other SDL campaigners present – Chris Fitt
  • Author – Richard Benson, David Harmer (poet), speeches, petitioning + leafleting

Warmsworth 10:30am – 1pm

  • Led by – Catherine Thomas
  • Events: Petitioning + leafleting

Please contact us if you’d like to hold a Read-In at your branch (whether it’s under threat of closure or not!)



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