Tag Archives: Libraries

Arts Council England funding to boost Devon libraries

Devon’s libraries are to receive more than £680,000 from Arts Council England to develop a programme of high-quality arts and cultural activity across the county.

Posted on: 6 July 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Libraries Unlimited awarded funds to rollout new library services in North Devon

Arts Council England (ACE) has awarded Libraries Unlimited £245,330 as part of the Libraries Opportunities for Everyone Innovation Fund

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | Posted in: Community

Ottery St Mary Library announces relocation date

Ottery St Mary Library will move into its new premises in the former NatWest bank during the week of 20th February, Libraries Unlimited has revealed

Posted on: 30 January 2017 | Posted in: Community
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Devon’s libraries become independent staff and community owned organisation

Today (1 April) marks the start of a bright future for Devon’s libraries as a new and independent organisation operating outside of the County Council

Posted on: 1 April 2016 | Posted in: Community

Top teen author to visit Exeter Library for National Libraries Day

One of the UK’s top teen authors will be visiting Devon’s flagship library to celebrate National Libraries Day

Posted on: 1 February 2016 | Posted in: Community
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Libraries Unlimited leadership line up announced

Libraries Unlimited, the new independent public service mutual set up by the County Council and tasked with delivering Devon’s library service from April, has recruited four independent trustees to join its board as well as two staff trustees and two community trustees

Posted on: 13 January 2016 | Posted in: Community

Increase in numbers visiting Devon’s libraries

Devon libraries received more than three million visits in 2014/15 a 10% increase across the county’s library service and bucking the national trend of a 3.9% reduction

Posted on: 14 December 2015 | Posted in: Community

Learn with Devon’s libraries

Libraries across Devon are taking part in a national initiative to help people learn new digital skills in order to support economic growth and improve wellbeing

Posted on: 5 November 2015 | Posted in: Community

Cabinet consider new organisation to run Devon’s libraries

The creation of a new independent organisation to run Devon’s libraries could be given the green light next week

Posted on: 4 November 2015 | Posted in: Community

Free wifi now available in all Devon Libraries

The move is part of the county council’s wider digital strategy for libraries which aims to make the service more digitally focussed in order to better meet the changing needs of local communities

Posted on: 15 September 2015 | Posted in: Community