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National Lockdown

Libraries are running Lifeline services to support the health and wellbeing of our communities including Home Services, Choose and Collect, and access to Computers. Services may differ per Library. Learn more on our Covid-19 updates page.

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.

Borrow Box - Audiobooks


Borrowbox gives you access to 1000s of Audiobooks, simply
download the App, and log in

Exploring Stories of Exeter’s Women

Tolu Agbelusi

Poet Tolu Agbelusi is our shared writer-in-residence during February and March
Find out more

The A-Z of Wellbeing

A-Z wellbeing

This January, we’ll be choosing a word each day to match up with a letter of the alphabet
Learn about our activities

We’ve raised over £11,000

Mobile Library Van

This will help get our new Mobile Library on the road, serving rural communities in the South Hams and West Devon
Watch the mobile libraries video >

eMagazines - RBdigital


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>

New Library Opens

Bovey Tracey Library

Bovey Tracey Library has moved to a brand new building. 
Learn about our enhanced service

Ancestry Library Edition


Thousands of sources of information and records to help research your family history. Free home access extended to March 31st. Find out more>

Newspapers - RBdigital

Rb Digital Newspapers

Unlimited access to thousands of newspapers through RBdigital Pressreader. 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.

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library

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

Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

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



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>

Online Events

Online events

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

Libraries Evolve


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

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the census is coming
The census is coming starting March 21st 2021 find out how our libraries are helping >>

Choose & Collect


Some libraries are offering lifeline Choose and Collect services. If you need to access this service, please email or telephone your local library to arrange collection. If you reserved for free online, we'll email you when your items are ready.


Devon Libraries is part of Libraries Unlimited

Book a Library Computer

computer bookings

Please 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!

Join the Winter Mini Challenge and become a reading hero!

Winter mini challenge

The Winter Mini Challenge has been extended to Friday 19th February.  Sign up here

To take part, children simply read three or more books - these can be any books of their choice. Every time they finish a book, they add it to their Challenge website profile and leave a short book review.

Reaching their online reading goal will unlock a virtual badge and a special Everyone Is A Hero certificate to print off and keep!

Find out more here

Libraries Unlimited five step strategic plan
Libraries – An essential part of local recovery and renewal report October 2020 – January 2021

Libraries Unlimited delivers public libraries across Devon and Torbay, providing a trusted network of community hubs.

Our services and programmes connect communities, support wellbeing, secure digital inclusion and access for all, offer learning, exploration and skills, reach children and young people and enable business startups

Read the full article

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