Events happening at Totley Library:
Everyone is a Hero – the Winter Mini Challange is on!
Join the Winter Mini Challenge and discover heroes big and small, by reading brilliant books!
Taking part in the Winter Mini Challenge is simple: all you have to do is read at least three books between Tuesday 1 December 2020 and Friday 15 January 2021.
On the 7th of December, Totley Library is taking part in Advent Windows at Totley and Bradway
24 homes and businesses in S17 have decorated their windows for you to see.
Maps available from the 1st of December at:
The cottage, 1 The Grove Road
4A Terrey Road
Totley Rise Methodist Church
To celebrate Sheffield Year of Reading, Totley Library is happy to have children’s author Caryl Hart come visit during Story Time on Wednesday April 15th, 10.30 to 11.30am
There will be copies of her books to buy which Caryl will sign.
Come and join us for a fun and exciting morning!
Join us at Totley Library for our Book Sale on Saturday, 7th of March from 10 am to 12 noon
Spring-themed book sale!
We’ll be selling wildlife / outdoors / gardening books alongside seeds and ceramic plant pots.
Friends of Gillfield Woods and Totley Litter picking groups will be there with stalls.
Totley Library gardening group will be presenting our future gardening projects.
There will be hot drinks and cakes on sale plus art and craft activities in the Children’s library.
To celebrate Sheffield Year of Reading, Totley Library is happy to have local author Angela Anwyl come visit on 3rd of March from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Angela will be reading her books and interacting with the children with the help of an amazing story coat.
Angela’s books are aimed at 6 to 12 years old but all are welcome!
There will be copies of her books to buy which Angela will sign.
Please sign up in the library or phone 0114 236 3971 to book your place.
Half term read-a-thon at Totley Library
Join us on Wednesday, 19th of February from 10:30 to 11:30 am.
Read-a-thon does Cats!!!
You will find Totley Library full of cats at Story Time on the 19th of February.
There will be a selection of Big Cat themed craft activities, songs and stories, as well as activities for older children.
Harry Potter Night at Totley Library
Thursday, 6th of February
from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Join us to celebrate the 6th annual Harry Potter Book Night at Totley Library. All witches and wizards (and muggles) of all ages are invited to Totley Library, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm, to celebrate J.K. Rowling’s wonderful novels. There will be lots of craft activities and games including Wand and Potion making, Decorate a Dragon’s Egg, Dobby’s Sock Game, Treasure Hunt and more. Entry is £2.50 per child (includes all games and crafts), all children need to be accompanied by an adult. Places can be booked in advance at the library.
Our Community Art Space has recently been updated with pictures from more local artists. Please see our Art Space page or better still call into the library.
Friday, 24th January at 7:30pm
at Totley Library Cinema
Green Book, starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, tells the story of an unlikely friendship between an Italian American driver and an African American pianist on a concert tour from New York through the deep south in 1962, one year after the Freedom Riders…
More about the coming films here
Our January Book Sale will be on Saturday 18th of January from 10:00am until 12:00 noon.
This sale will be of unwanted new Christmas presents and general paperbacks. There will be refreshments and cakes.
Books are for sale for a minimum donation of 50p.
Book donations always welcome!
Our November Book Sale will be on Saturday 2nd November with history as the theme. The sale starts at 10:00am until 12:00pm.
Should you have any books to donate please drop them into the library.
Our December Book Sale will be on Saturday 7th December with Christmas Themed books.
This year’s Christmas Fayre is being held on Saturday 24th November from 1pm to 5pm.
Folk Concert Friday 18th Oct
An evening of traditional and contemporary folk music.
This was a great success raising further funds for the running of the library.
Folk Concert Artists
- Judy Dunlop, a member of the Albion Band in the early 1990s, and still one of British folk music’s top vocalists. Accompanied by Jon Scaife on guitar.
- Peter Burnett, providing his own inimitable take on folk singing
- Pete Garratt, Ken Atkinson and Geoff Heppell providing solo and three-part harmony singing along with stunning accompaniment
- The Offshoot Band Jon Scaife, Charlie Smallwood and Geof Trend playing ceilidh music on lots of strings — their mandolin pieces a delight to hear. Between them they’ve recorded over a dozen albums and performed in Western Europe, America and Asia