Library computer use charges

A. The name and address of each library run by the local authority. Please use the information on the following link – Devon Libraries – Our Libraries. Libraries in the Devon County Council area are commissioned by Devon County Council … Continue reading

Libraries Unlimited contract

Can you provide me with the following information please? 1) Value of the contract to run Devon County Council’s libraries awarded to Libraries Unlimited for each of the five years of the contract awarded. Please see the table below: 2016/17 … Continue reading

Issues of E-Books, E-Magazines and E-Audiobooks

“In the agenda report for the Corporate Infrastructure Scrutiny Committee on Thursday 26 September 2019,  (webcast), Dr Virginia Pearson told scrutiny that ‘e-books were up 25%, e-magazines 87% an e-audiobooks 58%. The e-Library is second to Exeter library in terms … Continue reading

Library budgets, ownership and security

(1) What has the budget allocated to libraries in your local authority been in each year from 2009 to 2018? Budgetary details for 2012 – 2013 onwards are published in Budget Books on our public website. We do not hold information … Continue reading

Carnegie libraries

1.A list of all public works with the name ‘Carnegie’ in the title. None 2. Any endowments set up by Carnegie to maintain his bequests in perpetuity. None 3. the number of ‘Carnegie libraries’ that were built in your area. … Continue reading

Library cardholders

How many library cardholders have accessed each relevant library (Relevant libraries include all libraries run by Devon County Council which operate self-service/unstaffed hours)  during unstaffed hours in the past 12 months? I would like a gender breakdown of these cardholders … Continue reading

Library Changes since 2015

“I would like to request the following information: 1. How many library service points did you have in 2015? Do you have a list of addresses for those at all? In 2015, there were 50 Static Libraries and 4 Mobile … Continue reading

Library fines and registered users

1. Currently, how much is your authority owed in unpaid library fines? We do not hold this information. Our contracted providers Libraries Unlimited holds the details but the system they are stored on is being upgraded and the total is … Continue reading

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