Derbyshire Public Library Service

Many of Derbyshire’s libraries are now open for browsing.  Click here for details of times and conditions of use.

Mobile Libraries

Mobile Library service resumes after lockdown with the following new Book & Borrow Service in place.

Time & Place: the Market Place on Thursdays: October 15, November 12 & December 10, from 10am – 10.50.  Phone 01629 533464 to book a 5 minute appointment.  Staff will select books according to your preferences for collection at the time booked. Full details here.

Hope Valley College

HVC Library
Adults in the local community can request the Library at HVC to order books for them from Bakewell Library to borrow. Simply contact the College main reception to speak to the Librarian. Books can be collected and returned to the main reception.   Contact details:- 01433 622104:

HVC Community Book Club
HVC Community Book Club meets at HVC Library once a month on a Monday at 6:15pm to discuss a selected book. Bakewell Library loans the club free sets of books and members of the club can collect a copy at a meeting or from the Book Box in HVC reception. Alternatively, you can download your own copy if you have an e-reader.