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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!
Derby Book Festival’s Autumn Edition now on sale
Thu 23 Sep 2021
Tickets for all 11 events at Derby Book Festival’s Autumn Edition are on sale from 20 September.
150 years competition for artists and writers 2021
Wed 15 Sep 2021
In celebration of 150 years of public libraries in Derby, we are launching a new competition. Writers, photographers and artists are invited to respond to one of five items selected from the collection at the Local Studies Library.
July Health & Fitness Challenge
Thu 12 Aug 2021
GO TRI Gym Challenge consists of 3 elements; swim or row, bike and run, which can be completed in one session or three separate sessions in a gym.
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