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Summer Reading Challenge 2012 – Devon Libraries’ story

The Summer Reading Challenge is the biggest UK reading initiative. It runs in libraries throughout the school holidays creating a real buzz around children’s reading. The challenge is simple – to read six or more library books over the summer. … Continue reading

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Exeter Library LIVE!

Devon Libraries and Cyprus Well (a charity which raises funds to promote reading, writers and literature to audiences around the South West region) are launching a new collaborative partnership programme – ‘Exeter Library Live’ – an ambitious programme which sees … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Ideas

The days are longer and the weekends more leisurely making this a fantastic time to read a book! Whether you’re reading to stimulate your mind, want to loose yourself in a stirring adventure, or to learn something new, here are … Continue reading

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Books from birth

It’s one year on since Devon County Council’s Library and Registrars Services teamed up to encourage more families to discover what libraries have to offer and the partnership has been a great success, helping families to get the most out … Continue reading

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New VIP Club at Dartmouth Library

Last autumn Dartmouth Library, in partnership with Dartmouth Caring, launched a new club for the visually impaired.  Dartmouth Caring is a charity that supports the elderly and vulnerable in the community, providing a wide range of services including a weekly … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

The Special Collections at Exeter Central Library have been built up over a number of years by donation, bequest and purchase and contain some truly unique and fabulous items. We are really proud of the collections and are keen to … Continue reading

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The quest for Devon’s literary heritage begins…

Devon Libraries are partners in an exciting project showcasing and promoting Devon’s literary heritage. Running between September 2010 and June 2010, Devon Wordquest will create a set of journeys linked to literary themes and living writers across Devon, set out … Continue reading

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Countdown to this year’s Summer Reading Challenge

INCREDIBLE INTERPLANETARY EXCITEMENT AND A ROCKET-PROPELLED READING EXPERIENCE THAT IS OUT OF THIS WORLD! No, it’s not just an excuse to use big words, it’s our forthcoming Devon summer programme! We are the Children’s and Young People’s Services Team and … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new blog

Hello! We are Devon Libraries and we believe our libraries have something for everyone. Not visited your library for a while? You may be in for a surprise. Libraries now have books, music, films, computers, magazines and newspapers, printed music … Continue reading

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