Libraries Week Online Quiz

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Wed 22 Sep 2021

Join in the fun, test your knowledge and get the chance to win a 64Gb iPad Mini!

2021 is the 150th year of public libraries in Derby. To celebrate this milestone, we are hosting an online quiz during Libraries Week this October. Fittingly enough, all the questions will be about – you guessed it – Libraries!

The quiz will be open for entries throughout Libraries Week, which takes place between the 4 and 10 Oct this year. Entering couldn’t be simpler, check out the questions and use the online form below to submit your answers. If you think you know your Dewey from your Datestamp then you might even win the iPad Mini we have up for grabs!

Quiz entry form

Biggest books facts!

Dewey Decimal System

Give the Dewey Decimal System category for the following numbers:

Famous fictional librarians

International library history

Picture round

Name the following pictures of libraries from around the world

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Picture 1 - This one should be easy! Name this library.

Picture 2 - Which famous South American Library is this?

Picture 3 - This library claims to be ‘The largest library in the world’ – can you name it?

Picture 4 - What city is this library located in? 

Picture 5 -  Name this Parliamentary library. 

Picture 6 - This is one of the original buildings of a national library. Can you give us its full name? (the name includes its specialism).


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The winner be notified by email on 10 October. The winner and correct answers will be announced on our website in the week commencing on 25 October. Please note there may be a delay in sending/collecting the prize out to the winning entrant if Covid-19 measures are still in place. Competition terms and conditions