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Creating a modern library service
Tue 4 Jul 2017
Councillor Raju, Derby City Council's Cabinet Member for Leisure, Culture & Tourism, tells us about the latest proposals for the Council's libraries service.
Next Wednesday, Council Cabinet wil...
The Quantum Poet-Dean Fraser
Thu 22 Jun 2017
Come on an adventure. Here be tales of ancient stone circles exploring the past and unravelling life in the 21st Century. In the spirit of all great explorers, The Quantum Poet, Dean Fraser, takes in ...
Summer reading challenge for children
Tue 18 Apr 2017
The Summer Reading Challenge will be back this summer with a new theme called Animal Agents, illustrated by Tony Ross!
3,909 children took part in last year's challenge, called Big Friendly Read.
Let the local studies collection bring your classroom alive
Sun 16 Apr 2017
Find out how schools can use material from the Derby Family History and Local Studies Library to bring local relevance to many topics of study in the classroom.
Perhaps the most obvious use is for th...
Explore the history of Derby with Derby Libraries
Wed 12 Apr 2017
A new digitised collection known as Derby’s History is now available online.This digitisation of a curated selection of materials from the Local Studies and Family History Library means you can discov...
Bookstart packs available for children
Mon 3 Apr 2017
Bookstart is a national programme that encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with their children from as early an age as possible. It aims to provide free book packs to every child in the ...
Sun 19 Mar 2017
If you are an iPhone user you can now access your library account any time, any place.
Just download the app called DerbyLibraries to manage your account, search the library catalogue and find recomm...
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