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National Lockdown

Roadmap for reintroducing in-person library services. Find out more about our services from Monday 12th April. Services may differ per library. Learn more on our Covid-19 updates page.

Libraries Unlimited Dementia action

Dementia Action

Zoom socials, craft, cooking, films and singing welcome those with dementia and carers
Read more on Libraries Unlimited >

5K May 2021

5k May

Support Libraries Unlimited by completing 5K across the month of May 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>

Libby eBooks and Audio books

Download the Libby app and get access to free eBooks and audiobooks

Free eBooks and audiobooks via your Torbay Libraries membership. Get the Libby or Overdrive app and start downloading free books straightaway.

Borrow Box - Audiobooks

 

Borrowbox

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

Online Events

Online events

Although our doors are closed at the moment, we are still delivering an exciting range of activities online to keep all ages amused! What's more, no need to travel - just join in from the safety of your own home! Find out more>

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>

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>

Torbay Lottery

Torbay Lottery

Sign up for the Torbay Lottery, support us and be in with a chance to WIN a fruit and veg box for a year! 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>

eMagazines - RBdigital

RB Digital is migrating its catalogue across to OverDrive and Libby Find out more>

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry

Thousands of sources of information and records to help research your family. Free home access extended to June 2021. Find out more>

Libraries Unlimited has launched Arts Award Discover at Home

Arts Award

Our Discover at Home page gives families free access to a fun selection of creative activities that include easy-to-follow guidance and utilise everyday materials found in most homes.
You can even get a certificate

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Choose & Collect


 

Some libraries are offering 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.

 

Book a Library Computer

computer bookings

Computers can be pre-booked from Dec 2nd. Details here

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Join Us

Joining Torbay 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.

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Join the Bay Book Bimble - Adult reading challenge

We’re challenging the whole Torbay community to take part in our brilliant and free new reading scheme! We want to create a Torbay reading community, where adults can get together online and share their reading stories.

Find out the challenges

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

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Find out how your donation can help our charity do more.

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