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Seaham Library


Find out about the opening times, activities and services available at Seaham library.

Seaham Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am - 7.00pm
  • Tuesday: 1.30pm - 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 7.00pm
  • Friday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Sunday: closed
  • Public holidays: closed

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

Events and activities

Please note that places are limited.

Reading GroupFourth Friday of every month, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Toddler TimeEvery Thursday, 1.45pm - 2.45pm (term time only)
Get Creative (Clippy Club)Every Friday, 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Discover DigitalEvery Thursday, 10.00am - 12noon

Services available at our library

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
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
  • Wi-fi (free)
  • colour photocopier
  • colour printer
  • scanner
  • ancestry online
  • study area
  • cold drinks and snacks available

How to get there

Seaham Library is located in our new contact centre, just off Sophia Street in Seaham.

There are several bus stops within a short distance of the library. The Seaham Interchange is situated at Byron Place, a short walk from the library. Seaham Railway Station is within half a mile of the library.

Car parking facilities: there is free parking for up to 90 cars including disabled parking. There are electric charging points nearby.

Cycle parking facilities: 32 are available at this library.

Contact us
Seaham Library
03000 262 510
Our address is:
  • Seaham Contact Centre
  • St. John’s Square
  • Seaham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • SR7 7JE
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