Some library services in Sheffield are delivered by us, and some by community groups and volunteers. This page gives details of all libraries accessible to the public in Sheffield. 

Libraries in Sheffield - alphabetical order

Archives Service

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Original archive documents, maps, study space, computers, free wifi.

Contact us

Email: archives@sheffield.gov.uk

52 Shoreham Street, Sheffield, S1 4SP

Tel: 0114 203 9395

Broomhill Library

Broomhill Library - This library is co-delivered. It is provided in partnership between ourselves and by local voluntary and community groups. Opening times and facility information can be found via their website. 

Broomhill Library

Burngreave Library

Burngreave Library - SOAR is a community regeneration charity that provides a range of services designed to improve a person’s health, well-being and employability. SOAR also developed and manages the Learning Zone, SOAR Works Enterprise Centre and Burngreave Library. Opening times and facility information can be found via their website.

Burngreave Library

Central Lending Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm to 8pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Books, film, music, computers, reading groups, free wifi.

Contact us

Email central.lending@sheffield.gov.uk

Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 1XZ

Tel: 0114 273 4727 or 0114 273 4729

Central Children's Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9:.0am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday  1pm - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Fiction for all ages, toilets and baby changing, early learning books, picture books, dual language books, young adult collection computer facilities, free wifi.

Baby and toddler times: every Friday morning (term time): 11am to 12noon. Stories, songs and rhymes in an informal atmosphere.

Contact us

Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 1XZ

Tel: 0114 273 4734

Chapeltown Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 12.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 10am to 2pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, Under 5s Storytime, Babytime, reading groups, basic IT sessions, free wifi, computer access.

Contact us:

Email chapeltown.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Nether Ley Avenue, Sheffield, S35 1AE

Tel: 0114 203 7000 or 0114 203 7001

Crystal Peaks Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 2pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 12.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, art and craft groups, activities for under 5s, sporting memories group, writing group, computer facilities, free wifi, rooms for hire.

Contact us:

Email: crystalpeaks.library@sheffield.gov.uk

1-3 Peak Square, Crystal Peaks Complex, Waterthorpe, Sheffield, S20 7PH

Tel: 0114 293 0612

Darnall Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 12.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 2pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, books in Bengali, English and Urdu, newspapers and magazines in a variety of languages, story sacks and Count Me in packs for families, community meeting room, computers, Baby Time and Appreciative Course for Pakistani Women. 

Contact us:

Email: darnall.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Britannia Road,  Sheffield, S9 5JG

Tel: 0114 203 7429

Ecclesall Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Thursday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 10am to 6.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, notice boards for community use, rooms for hire, computers, reading groups, activities for parents and children, activities for young people, Knit and Natter, sporting memories.

Contact us:

Email: ecclesall.library@sheffield.gov.uk

120 Ecclesall Road South,  Sheffield, S11 9PL

Tel: 0114 203 7222

Ecclesfield Library

Ecclesfield Library is an Associate library. The Friends of Ecclesfield Library CIO (FoEL) serves the public in the district of Ecclesfield, the City of Sheffield, and its surrounding area, by providing a community lending library, and associated services. Opening times and facility information can be found via their website.

Ecclesfield Library

Firth Park Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 12.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, Urdu, Arabic, Polish and Farsi materials, baby changing facilities, computer facilities, basic ICT sessions, Babytime for children 0-3 years, children's activities. 

Contact us:

Email: firthpark.library@sheffield.gov.uk

443 Firth Park Road,  Sheffield, S5 6QQ

Tel: 0114 203 7433

Frecheville Library

Frecheville Library is a community library run entirely by volunteers. Opening times and facility information can be found via their website.

Frecheville Library

Gleadless Library

Gleadless library is an Associate Library. This means that it is run independently by volunteers, supported for now by a grant from Sheffield Council. You can still use your own library card to borrow books, cds and dvds, reserve books from any library for you to collect here, and use the People's Network computers for free. Opening times and facililty information can be found by visiting their website.

Gleadless Library

Greenhill Library

We are a volunteer-run community library operating as an associate library of Sheffield City Council. We offer the same services as the council-run libraries and you can use your normal library tickets to borrow our books. We also offer “The People’s Network” of computers free of charge, and run an active program of community events.

Greenhill Library

Highfield Library & Children's Centre

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10am to 6.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, baby changing facilties, graphic novels, toddler time, baby time, children's art club, Chatterbooks group for 8 - 12 yr olds, Work Club, ICT sessions. 

Contact us:

Email: highfield.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Highfield Library & Children's Centre, London Road,  Sheffield, S2 4NF

Tel: 0114 203 7204 or 0114 293 0018

Hillsborough Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 12.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 10am to 2pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Limited disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, exhibition space, language courses, coffee morning, Beginner's Computer Course, Chatterbooks Reading Group,  Storytime for under 5s, Stitches and Stories.

Contact us:

Email: hillsborough.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Middlewood Road, Sheffield 6

Tel: 0114 203 9529 or 0114 203 9530

Jordanthorpe Library

Local project, South Sheffield Community Initiatives Ltd (SSCI), has taken over the running of the library. SSCI is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England no 6570187 and a registered charity no 1159717.

To find out about facilities and events at Jordanthorpe Library, please visit their website.

Jordanthorpe Library

Local Studies Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: 1pm to 8pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Local history books, journals, ephemera, maps, study space, computers, free wifi.

Contact us

Email: archives@sheffield.gov.uk

Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 1XZ

Tel: 0114 273 4753

Manor Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 2pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 12.30am to 6.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, computers, rooms for hire, talking books, language courses, Agewell Friendship Circle, Basic IT sessions, Work Club. 

Contact us:

Email: manor.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Ridgeway Road, Sheffield, S12 2SS

Tel: 0114 203 7805

Service Advice

As well as library information, we offer advice and information on a wide range of other services including:

  • schools and free school meals
  • parking badges for the disabled
  • social care equipment and adaptations
  • job vacancies

First Point @ Manor Library opening hours 

  • Monday: 10am to 5pm  
  • Tuesday: 10am to 2pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
  • Friday: 12.30pm to 4.30pm

You can enquire about the full range of housing services offered at First Point @ Manor.

Newfield Green Library

This is an Associate Library. This means that your library is run independently, supported by a grant. You are still able to use your own library card, reserve books and use the People’s Network computers for free.

Newfield Green Library does not currently host its own website.

Opening hours

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday: 9am to 12noon and 1pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 3pm to 6pm
  • Friday: 9am to 12noon
  • Saturday: 9.30am to 12.30pm 
  • Sunday: closed

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, kids crafting, baby changing, Shake, Rattle and Sing for pre-schoolers, internet support, coffee morning. 

Contact us:

Gleadless Road, Sheffield, S2 2BT

Tel: 0114 239 8946

Park Library

A co-delivered library, provided in partnership with ourselves and local voluntary and community groups.

Opening hours

  • Monday: 1pm to 6pm
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: 10am to 12:30pm and 1.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: closed

Disabled access and facilities 

Contact us:

Duke Street, Sheffield, S2 5QP

Tel: 0114 275 7497

Parson Cross Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 10am to 5pm
  • Friday: 10am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 1pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, Chattercraft, homework zone, Book Group for adults, computers, exhibition space, baby time, basic IT sessions. 

Contact us:

Email: parsoncross.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Parson Cross Library, The Learning Zone, 320 Wordsworth Avenue, S5 8NL

Tel: 0114 203 9533

Reception, Reference & Information

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm to 8pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Books, journals, directories, study space, computers, ‘Reading Room’, Business & IP Centre, free wifi.

Contact us

Email: information.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 1XZ

Tel: 0114 273 4712 (reception) or 0114 273 4736/7

Southey Library

This is a co-delivered library. This means that your library is provided in partnership by ourselves and local voluntary and community groups. 

Opening hours

  • Monday: 1pm to 6pm
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, Chattercraft, homework zone, Book Group for adults, computers, exhibition space, baby time, basic IT sessions. 

Contact us:

Southey Library, Moonshine Lane, Sheffield, S5 8RB

Tel: 0114 203 9531

Stannington Library

STAND (Stannington & District Library Group) was formed in 2013 after 2 public meetings that explored the issues raised by Sheffield City Council's announced withdrawal of formal support for Stannington Library. Since then, the group has been formalised, a committee was formed and teams of volunteers were recruited.

Stannington Library

Stocksbridge Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 12.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Friday: 10am to 2pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm 
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Disabled access and facilities

Books, music, film, free wifi, exhibition space, notice boards, baby changing facilities, meeting room hire, computers, printer, Baby Time, Story Time, Knitting and Chat, community health forum, Chatterbooks. 

Contact us:

Email: stocksbridge.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Manchester Road, Sheffield, S36 1DH

Tel: 0114 273 4205

Tinsley Library

The lease on the Tinsley Library building has now come to an end and services are no longer being delivered from the Bawtry Road shopping parade.

Temporary arrangements are being made for library users, before we find a new base for a voluntary-run service.  

Alternative services

Our closest library is Darnall Library. If you have difficulty using another library please try our Home Library Service.

A book drop off and pick up facility will be available at Tinsley Forum on Bawtry Road. 

Additional visits will be made by the Little Library service for children.

Enjoy free eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines from the eLibrary.

Rotherham Borough Council also has a library at Brinsworth that welcomes new members from Tinsley.

Totley Library

Totley Library is run by Totley CRIC, a non-profit volunteer run organisation formed to take over the library following council plans to close it. The library is currently staffed and managed by a team of over 120 volunteers.

Totley Library

Upperthorpe Library

Upperthorpe Library is now an associate Library operated by Zest - it is based in the Zest Centre.

Upperthorpe Library

Walkley Library

Walkley Carnegie Library is now an Associate library. This means that it is supported by a grant and run independently by volunteers.

Walkley Library

Weston Park Hospital - Hospital Library Service

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9am to 4.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 4.30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am to 4.30pm
  • Thursday: 9am to 4.30pm
  • Friday: 9am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: closed

eLibrary 24/7

Books, music, film, free wifi, talking books, playback machines with headphones.

Contact us:

Email: westonpark.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Patients Library, 3rd Floor, Weston Park Hospital, Whitham Road, Sheffield, S10 2SJ

Tel: 0114 226 5390

Woodhouse Community Library

Woodhouse Community Library - This library is co-delivered. It is provided in partnership between ourselves and by local voluntary and community groups. Opening times and facility information can be found via their website. 

Woodhouse Community Library

Woodseats Library

Library Closure 

During closure 

  • a weekly book collection and drop off point has been created at Woodseats Medical Practice 
  • opening hours have been extended at Ecclesall and Highfield libraries
  • library members unable to travel to another branch are invited use the Home library Service which delivers books to people’s door
  • our Little Library van for children will make trips to the area and visit local schools and nurseries
  • hundreds of eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks can also be downloaded from the eLibrary