Music and drama

Music

The Central Library holds a wide range of books on music of all types.

Music sets

Local music groups, choirs and societies in Plymouth, Torbay and Devon can borrow music sets, including choral works, shows and librettos, Christmas carols, orchestral sets and partsongs. Loan periods cover rehearsal and performance. Charges are based on the number of copies loaned and the loan period.

Use our request service to obtain books and music scores not in stock. We've access to a national database and other specialist catalogues and can trace items for you.

Online

Naxos Music Library (online classical music collection)

Email music@plymouth.gov.uk or call 01752 305900 if you need more information about any of our music services.

Drama

The Central Library has a wide range of books on theatre and drama. Most can be found on the library catalogue.

We've encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories and magazines. If you can't find something, use our request service.

Playsets

Local drama groups and societies in Plymouth, Torbay and Devon can borrow playsets, including full-length plays, one-act plays, sketches and monologues. Loan periods cover rehearsal and performance. It's free for the first nine weeks and then it's £1.70 per four week period.