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Derby Libraries expansion plans
Wed 7 Feb 2018
Specialist hubs are to be created, as part of expansion plans at three Council-run libraries in the city. Libraries in Alvaston, Mickleover and Pear Tree will be undertaking improvement projects during the spring to increase their stock holding capacity and offer enhanced facilities to the local com...
Top things to do in Derby this Half Term
Fri 2 Feb 2018
Families can look forward to a fun-filled, action-packed week in Derby this February half term at Derby City Council’s leisure centres, parks, libraries and venues.
Queen’s Leisure Centre has plenty on for those looking to get in the water. Family Splash sessions will be running on Monday, Wednesda...
National Storytelling Week
Mon 29 Jan 2018
This week is National Storytelling Week, where we celebrate the tradition of storytelling!
Since storytelling is such a huge part of our cultural tradition, we're passionate about continuing this tradition on to future generations.
Derby Libraries has plenty of clubs and activities to help childre...
New Year events at Markeaton Park
Thu 11 Jan 2018
A Bird Walk through Markeaton Park (Birdwatching for Beginners), Sun 21 Jan and Sun 18 Feb, The Walled Garden.
Join David Bennett, a Carsington Water bird walk leader, and a past recipient of the Derbyshire Ornithological Society award for his contributions to bird conservation, for a bird walk in ...
Change in standard loan period
Wed 20 Dec 2017
From 1st January 2018 we are changing the standard loan period for books and audiobooks from four weeks to three weeks. Any books and audiobooks you borrow from January will be issued for three weeks. This means that items will be returned sooner, so you don’t have to wait as long to enjoy your nex...
Applications received for all Community Managed Libraries
Wed 6 Dec 2017
Following the Community Managed Library (CML) expression of interest process which concluded at midday on Monday 4 December, applications have been received to run each of the ten libraries that have been identified by the Council as potential CMLs.
Direct Help and Advice (DHA) have submitted 10 ap...
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