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Library Information Service

The Library Information Service can help you.


Library Information Service

The Library Information Service is an in-depth enquiry service with a team of specialist information librarians. It is based at Chesterfield Library and covers the whole of Derbyshire. 

To contact the Library Information Service:

Tel: 01629 533 444
email: asklibrary@derbyshire.gov.uk

We also have an answer machine so if we are not immediately available you can leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our experts can help with all kinds of queries, including helping with:

  • homework
  • research
  • business
  • hobbies

Some examples of the different enquiries we have received:

  • information on how to set up in business 
  • helping a family find out about home schooling
  • entry requirements for police recruitment
  • institutions in which to study Earth Science
  • film criticism books on film Noir
  • where to apply for a Disability Pension

Your local library also has a collection of reference books that you can access at your leisure.

Find out more about our online information resources.