Advent Calendar – Day 10

How prepared are you feeling with only 15 more sleeps to go? Here is door number 10…

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A photograph of Borrowash Library not long after it first opened in June 1952. 

Borrowash Library,

Borrowash Library,

If you know the library, you can probably picture how it looks today while looking at this photograph. The photograph itself can be found amongst the archive collection for the libraries department (Ref: D2980/UL). Borrowash Library Other photographs from 1875 of Derbyshire libraries in use can be seen on the public PCs at the Record Office. Please drop in anytime to take a look, no need to book, just bring your library ticket for logging on to the computer.

Of course, you can also Visit Borrowash Library too and see how it has changed

Final pictures from our Summer Holiday events in Derbyshire Libraries

Here are the final installments of photos from the ‘History of You’ craft sessions we have hosted in Derbyshire Libraries over the school holidays as part of the Summer Reading Challenge.

Swadlincote Library, 7 August, Borrowash Library, 22 August and Matlock Library, 28 August

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We are very sorry to all the people who attended our sessions in Staveley and Dronfield on Thursday 16 August, unfortunately, all the photographs were accidentally deleted from the camera and we are not able to share the photographs from this day.