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Libraries Unlimited leadership line up announced

A Magistrate from East Devon, an Exeter based Artistic Director, an expert Business Growth Coach and a former BBC World Service Journalist are among those who have been appointed to help run Devon’s libraries Continue reading

VIDEO: Ivybridge Community Pilot

Devon County Council has been working with the Ivybridge community to extend access to the library and reduce shared running costs with The Watermark Continue reading

Innovative new library organisation seeks passionate trustees to join new CEO

Entrepreneurs, fundraisers and those with commercial and business development experience are among those being encouraged to get involved in helping run the new organisation tasked with delivering Devon’s library service from April next year Continue reading

We’re recruiting trustees…

Become a Trustee of Libraries Unlimited and have the opportunity to be involved in a new and independent charitable organisation delivering a modern, vibrant and sustainable library service for Devon Continue reading

New chapter for Devon’s Libraries

Devon’s libraries are to be run by a new organisation owned by staff and the community. Council chiefs today agreed that Libraries Unlimited, the new ‘public service mutual’ set up by the Council, will take over the library service in April 2016. Continue reading

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. Devon County Council’s Cabinet will consider final plans to establish a new ‘public service mutual’, which will run the library service from 1 April 2016. Continue reading

Annie the UK library champion of the year

Devon librarian Annie Brierley has won the national Public Library Champion of the Year Award. Annie, the supervisor in South Molton, has worked in the library for just 15 months. But in that short time her ideas, enthusiasm, and hard … Continue reading

VIDEO: Ashburton Library Community Pilot

Devon County Council has been working with the Friends of Ashburton Library group (FOAL) to help secure the future of not only the town’s library, but also the local Post Office by housing them both under one roof. Find out … Continue reading

Library access triples in Ashburton following move into post office

Last month dreams became a reality when the new community library opened its doors for the first time in its new home in the Post Office’s refurbished sorting room Continue reading

New Chair talks about Devon’s library service

Chair of the new Libraries Mutual, Julie Dent, talks about her love of libraries and hopes for the future Continue reading