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We are planning a phased reopening of our libraries from w/c 6th July. Find out more by following this link - Phased reopening of Devon Libraries.

Open Libraries:

Barnstaple, Bideford, Braunton, Chudleigh, Crediton, Dartmouth, Exeter, Exmouth, Hayridge Cafe, Honiton,Ilfracombe, Ivybridge, Passmore Edwards Centre, Okehampton, Sidmouth, St Thomas, South Molton,Tavistock, Teignmouth, Tiverton

Bringing you e-books, audiobooks and magazines, along with reference subscriptions, including access to Ancestry Library Edition. We are are also creating fun online content and live streaming events each week. Choose from Bounce & Rhyme, Story Time, Language Cafes, Reading Groups, Zoom Daily Chat, FabLab Devon workshop, Online Quizzes, Virtual Author Talks, Staff Book Recommendations and much more.

If your library is not open yet Choose and Collect is available in All Libraries including closed ones, except Ashburton, Buckfastleigh and Salcombe. No fines will apply during the period of closure, and until we fully reopen.
 

Phased Reopening

Coronavirus update

For latest news and updates regarding our plans to reopen, please visit this page. Our plans are evolving and we will endeavour to provide timely updates. Find out more>

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry

Thousands of sources of information and records to help research your family history including censuses and birth, marriage and death indexes. Find out more>

eMagazines - RBdigital

e-magazines

Read popular eMagazines from Devon Libraries RBdigital, in full digital editions on a computer or mobile device for free using your library card and PIN. Find out more>

Borrow Box - Audiobooks

 

Borrowbox

Borrowbox gives you access to 1000s of Audiobooks, simply download the App, and log in. Find out more>

Libraries Unlimited podcast

Libraries Unlimited podcast

New - The Libraries Unlimited podcast is here! We take an in depth look at Libraries Unlimited, the charity that runs the Library Service in Devon and Torbay. Find out more>

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library - Access over 2 milion tracks of classical music, including an exceptionally wide range of standard and rare repertoire, for free with your library card. Find out more>

Libby eBooks and Audiobooks

Meet Libby

Libby is the new way you can download free eBooks and audiobooks via your Devon Libraries membership.

Get the Libby or Overdrive App and start downloading free books straightaway.

Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Discover our health and wellbeing collection including Reading Well titles and our Mood Boosting Books collection. Find out more>

Audio Books - RBdigital

Audio Books

New - Discover more than 1,000 eAudio titles without holds, reservations or waiting for titles to be available. Find out more>

Online Events

Online events

We have exciting online events and a wide range of online activities to keep all ages amused! Find out more>

Lexico

Lexico

Lexico is a free resource to help users with everyday language challenges. Lexico is powered by Oxford University Press free English and Spanish dictionaries and features multi-language dictionary, thesaurus, and translation content. Find out more>

Oxford Owl for Home

Oxford Owl

Help your child learn at home.  Oxford Owl from Oxford University Press offers free resources to help parent's support their child's learning. Help with reading, phonics and maths. Find out more>

Libraries Evolve

Evolve

Welcome to Evolve - a new and imaginative programme of events and artworks within Devon's libraries. Find out more>

The Sea Around Us

Evolve

Love a good read? Love the sea? Tidelines invites you to take part in an Exe-estuary wide ‘summer read’ of Rachel Carson’s book The Sea Around Us. Find out more>

Book a Library Computer

computer bookings

You can pre-book a library computer in advance of your library visit. Book here>

Join Us

Joining Devon Libraries is completely free and gives you immediate access to an unlimited supply of books, magazines, music, information (including Ancestry Library Edition), events and more.

Join today!

Summer Reading Challenge - Let's Get Silly
Coming soon! Find out more>

Alex Kittow - Chief Executive, Libraries Unlimited

In these challenging and fast changing times, Libraries Unlimited give thanks to our staff, partners, volunteers, trustees, Friends Groups and to all of our customers. Our staff are homeworking and have responded promptly and creatively to the pace of change in this current situation.

We have many positives to share such as our digital library now stocks 17,000 eBooks and 6,000 eAudiobooks, we have enabled home access to the popular Ancestry Library Edition, over 6,000 people have viewed our Bounce and Rhyme online sessions, 46% increase in digital book loans since beginning of March in Devon and our library staff are in telephone contact with their vulnerable customers.

We read all of your feedback and it's a pleasure to read what your library means to you particularly at this time. We are honoured to be serving our communities in Devon and Torbay.

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