Doncaster Library cafe set to re-open ‘by popular demand’

Author Steven Booth
Author Steven Booth

The cafe at Central Library in Doncaster is finally set to re-open, bosses have confirmed.

Doncaster Council says it is reopening at the Waterdale site café due to popular demand.

A launch event takes place on Monday, July 15, featuring award-winning local crime novelist Stephen Booth.

Café Culture, at the library on Waterdale in Doncaster town centre will officially open at 10am.

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be followed by a question and anwer session and book signing with former journalist Mr Booth.

Café Culture will serve speciality coffee, sandwiches, cakes, panini, fruit and much more.

There is also a special launch event offer - buy any hot drink and get one free.

The Civic Mayor of Doncaster, Coun Eddie Dobbs, said the re-opening of the cafe was in response to the public demand.

He said: “Local people have told us that since the previous café closed in 2009 they have missed the services it provided.

“We have listened to Central Library users and are reinstating the café by popular demand.

“If you have not been in recently to see the refurbished library, why not take the opportunity at this time and enjoy a coffee too.”

Café Culture’s opening times will be from 10am until 4pm Monday to Saturday. The café is located on the second floor of the library.

There were protests when the cafe was first closed.