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COVID-19 libraries update - Aug 2021

Derby Libraries are pleased to be able to welcome customers back into librariesOur staff will continue to wear face coverings and we would encourage our customers to do wear face coverings if they are able, to help protect others. Customers will be asked to check in for NHS Test and Trace purposes on arrival, and maintain social distancing. 

Library events and activities are resuming from September. Spaces are limited so booking is essential. Please book in the library, or phone to book your place.

Derby Local Studies and Family History Library is offering pre-bookable appointments for either PC/microfilm use or to look at paper documents. 

Derby has 14 libraries and a Local Studies and Family History Library.

There is also a Home Library Service for people who can’t get to the library or have difficulty carrying books.

Take a look at the map below to see which libraries are closest to where you live or work.

Below the map you can find opening times for each library.

Opening Times

Alvaston Library 1pm - 5pm
Normanton Library 9:30am - 5pm
Mickleover Library 1pm - 5pm
Riverside Library 9am - 5pm
Local Studies and Family History Library online and telephone enquiry service (by appointment) 9:30am – 3pm

For updates including bank holiday closures, please visit our Noticeboard

Alvaston Library 9:30am - 5pm
Normanton Library Closed
Mickleover Library 10am - 5pm
Riverside Library 9am - 5pm
Local Studies and Family History Library online and telephone enquiry service (by appointment) 9:30am – 12noon

For updates including bank holiday closures, please visit our Noticeboard

Alvaston Library Closed
Normanton Library 9:30am - 7pm
Mickleover Library Closed
Riverside Library 9am - 5pm
Local Studies and Family History Library online and telephone enquiry service (by appointment) 9:30am – 12noon

For updates including bank holiday closures, please visit our Noticeboard

Alvaston Library 9:30am - 7pm
Normanton Library 1pm - 5pm
Mickleover Library 10am - 7pm
Riverside Library 9am - 5pm
Local Studies and Family History Library online and telephone enquiry service (by appointment) 9:30am – 6pm

For updates including bank holiday closures, please visit our Noticeboard

Alvaston Library 9:30am - 5pm
Normanton Library 9:30am - 5pm
Mickleover Library 10am - 5pm
Riverside Library 9am - 5pm
Local Studies and Family History Library online and telephone enquiry service (by appointment) 9:30am – 3pm

For updates including bank holiday closures, please visit our Noticeboard

Alvaston Library 9:30am - 1pm
Normanton Library 9:30am - 1pm
Mickleover Library 10am - 1pm
Riverside Library 9am - 1pm
Local Studies and Family History Library online and telephone enquiry service (by appointment) 9:30am – 12noon

For updates including bank holiday closures, please visit our Noticeboard

Alvaston Library Closed
Normanton Library Closed
Mickleover Library Closed
Riverside Library Closed
Local Studies and Family History Library online and telephone enquiry service (by appointment) Closed

For updates including bank holiday closures, please visit our Noticeboard

Contact details

Alvaston Library 01332 647920  Alvaston.library@derby.gov.uk

Normanton Library 01332 642640 Normanton.library@derby.gov.uk

Mickleover Library 01332 647884 Mickleover.library@derby.gov.uk

Riverside Library 01332 641702 Riverside.library@derby.gov.uk 

Local Studies and Family History Library 01332 642240 localstudies.library@derby.gov.uk Text: 07584 268351

For more information on opening times for Community Managed Libraries, visit Direct Help and Advice's website