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The Top Ten Tips for the Summer Holidays in Derby
Mon 11 Jul 2022
It won’t be long before the bell rings and school is out for summer, so we’ve put together this handy guide for how to keep the kids entertained.
Family Fun in Derby guide 2022/23
Fri 1 Jul 2022
We're thrilled to let you know about our latest Family Fun in Derby guide for 2022 on Issuu with plenty of events and activities all across the city that we think you might enjoy, especially with the summer holidays coming up! You can read the latest Family Fun in Derby guide on Issuu or download the guide here.
Spark a world of discovery with the Summer Reading Challenge 2022
Fri 24 Jun 2022
The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge is back in libraries across Derby to get your children interested in reading over the summer holidays and inspire the next generation of innovators!
Celebrate a once in a lifetime Jubilee
Tue 3 May 2022
Derby will be flying the flag to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, with an extended Bank Holiday weekend to pay tribute to Britain’s longest reigning monarch.
Top 10 things to do In Derby this Easter holidays
Fri 8 Apr 2022
The Easter holidays are here, and the celebrations are in full swing around the city. There’s lots to do and see for all the family, so come along to one of our top 10 and join in the fun. Don’t forget your Easter eggs!
Derby Libraries COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
Wed 6 Apr 2022
Updates in response to the Government’s latest guidance concerning the COVID-19 virus, and in the best interests of our visitors and staff.
The Darley Park Weekender returns with concert classics, 80s beats and IBIZA sounds.
Thu 17 Feb 2022
The Darley Park Weekender returns in 2022 this August bank holiday with a mix of music and family events.
The top ten holiday activities in Derby this February half-term
Need some ideas to keep the kids occupied this February half-term? There’s plenty of family friendly fun to be had in Derby.
Spend an evening with the stars at Alvaston Park
Mon 14 Feb 2022
Stargazing family free event at Alvaston Park
We've Extended the Winter Mini Reading Challenge!
Wed 19 Jan 2022
The Reading Agency are so pleased to see so many young readers getting involved in the Winter Mini Challenge that they have decided to extend the challenge until 20th February 2022. Children are back ...
New trees to join Derby Arboretum in 2022
Tue 18 Jan 2022
Derby Arboretum is expecting something special to start the new year.
The chorus of Voices backing Derby’s culture bid
Wed 12 Jan 2022
A chorus of Voices are backing Derby’s ambition to become UK City of Culture 2025, as the deadline approaches for the final bid to be submitted.
The Big Family Read
Wed 22 Dec 2021
Join Derby Libraries on our Big Family Read and encourage your family to join in too. Rediscover the joy of reading, reading together and talking about what you have read!
Derby Libraries Christmas Opening times
Thu 9 Dec 2021
2020 Christmas opening times
Libraries Week Online Quiz
Mon 22 Nov 2021
Join in the fun, test your knowledge and get the chance to win a 64Gb iPad Mini!
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