• Archive Services – Staff and Materials

    “I am writing to make a Freedom of Information request directed towards your organisation’s archive service. Devon County Council has interpreted this request as referring to Devon Archives and Local Studies 1. Does the archive service provide free Wi-Fi for … Continue reading

  • Devon Libraries – number of items issued 2007-2008

    “Please provide the total number of items issued at Devon Libraries in the financial year 2007-2008 (number of items borrowed at Devon Libraries).” Total number of items issued at Devon Libraries in the financial year 2007-2008 was 4,264,395.

  • Library openings and closures since 2010

    1) How many libraries in your jurisdiction have been opened since 2010? 2) How many libraries in your jurisdiction have been permanently closed since 2010? In response to both questions, we can confirm that Devon County Council have not opened … Continue reading

  • Summer Reading Challenge 2018

    At the corporate infrastructure scrutiny committee on Tuesday 25th September Ciara Eastell, chief executive of Libraries Unlimited, said that the results for the Summer Reading Challenge 2018 were now available. Therefore please could you supply recorded data for the Summer … Continue reading

  • DCC Library Details and Opening Hours

    “Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I should like to request the following information: 1. The names and addresses of all libraries owned and run by the Council, including those run through a Trust on the Council’s behalf. 2. … Continue reading

  • As A Man Thinketh

    Please could you confirm: (1) Whether any of the libraries operated by the council hold any copies of the book “As A Man Thinketh” by James Allen and Ben Holden-Crowther (ISBN: 9781788441032)? Yes (2) If yes to (1): How many … Continue reading

  • Library use

    Please provide the number of visits to Devon Libraries for each financial year from 2008/09 to 2017/18.   Please see the statistics below totalling the number of visits as requested. 2008/09: 3,677,902 2009/10: 3,271,435 2010/11: 3,252,092 2011/12: 3,070,786 2012/13: 2,801,940 … Continue reading

  • Library use

    I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your library/libraries for the last year: 1) Which book gets taken out the most? Night School by Lee Child (Based on the … Continue reading

  • Libraries Unlimited

    The accessibility of fire alarm systems in public premises with regards to Deaf members of the public. I would like to receive a copy of your current fire safety policy. Libraries Unlimited Fire safety policy The relevant designated responsible person … Continue reading