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Chester-le-Street Library


Find out about the opening times, activities and services available at Chester-le-Street library.

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10.00am - 7.00pm
  • Tuesday: 10.00am - 6.00pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 10.00am - 7.00pm
  • Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Sunday: closed
  • Public holidays: closed

For unexpected closures, please see our disruptions, closures and warnings page.

Regular activities 

Reading GroupContact us for more details
Toddler TimeEvery Monday, 2.00pm - 2.30pm, term-time only
Get CreativeEvery Friday, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Discover DigitalAlternate Fridays, 10.00am - 12noon

What's available?

If you would like to browse our catalogue, request an item or renew an item already on loan, please visit Library Online. This facility also offers members of the library service access to a range of websites including Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Grove Music Online and Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. 

  • books, including large print and picture books, audiobooks and reference books
  • HealthZones
  • information leaflets
  • language courses
  • music scores
  • newspapers
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
  • Wi-fi (free)
  • colour photocopier
  • colour printer
  • scanner
  • ancestry online
  • study area
  • refreshments
  • Graphic novels 
  • Exhibition room for hire

How to get there

Our library is situated on the corner of Station Road and Front Street next to the Lambton Arms pub. There are regular bus services to and from a stop outside Lloyds TSB bank, which is the nearest to the library. There are also plenty of town centre car parks close by.

Cycle parking facilities - there are currently none available at this library.

    Contact us
    Chester-le-Street Library
    03000 269 512
    Our address is:
    • Station Road
    • Chester-le-Street
    • County Durham
    • United Kingdom
    • DH3 3BP
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