Alvaston Library

Alvaston Library

COVID-19 libraries update - Apr 2022

For the safety of yourself and others, we encourage all customers to continue to wear a face-covering whilst in the library and maintain social distancing. Visit our COVID-19 Libraries news page.

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Fri 3, Jun 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Fri 10, Jun 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Fri 17, Jun 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Fri 24, Jun 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Tue 31, May 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Tue 7, Jun 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Tue 14, Jun 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Tue 21, Jun 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 2, Jun 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 9, Jun 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 16, Jun 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 23, Jun 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Fri 1, Jul 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Fri 8, Jul 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Fri 15, Jul 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Fri 22, Jul 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Tue 28, Jun 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Tue 5, Jul 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Tue 12, Jul 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Tue 19, Jul 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 30, Jun 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 7, Jul 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 14, Jul 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 21, Jul 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Fri 29, Jul 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Fri 5, Aug 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Fri 12, Aug 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Fri 19, Aug 2022 2pm - 4pm Casual Alvaston Library
Tue 26, Jul 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Tue 2, Aug 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Tue 9, Aug 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Tue 16, Aug 2022 1:30pm - 2pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 28, Jul 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 4, Aug 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 11, Aug 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library
Thu 18, Aug 2022 2pm - 2:30pm Family Alvaston Library

What to do

Accessibility

The library has these accessibility aids:

  • Level access
  • Automatic doors
  • Accessible counters
  • Large print books and audio books
  • Induction loop
  • Computers with Zoomtext and high visibility keyboards.

Library app for iPhone users

Go to the App Store and search for Derby City Libraries. Download the app called DerbyLibraries to:

  • Search by barcode: Use your device’s camera to scan the barcode on a book or other item and search for available copies at Derby City Libraries.
  • Search the Derby City Libraries catalogue for items by title, author, subject, or general keyword and place holds on interesting items. 
  • Manage your account 
  • Find suggested reading - see what your friends have read and recommend with reading recommendations from Goodreads or check out the latest best-selling and award-winning titles.

Get involved

Why not volunteer at your local library? We have a range of opportunities available, find out more on our Volunteering page.