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Stanley Library


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

Opening hours

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

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

Events and activities 

Reading GroupMonthly, Fridays 2.00pm-3.00pm and Saturday 10.00am-11.00am. Please contact us as places are limited.
Toddler TimeEvery Thursday from 10.30am-11.00am. Contact us for more details about Storytimes.
Get CreativeEvery Thursday from 11.00am-12.00noon. Please contact us as places are limited.
Discover DigitalEvery Monday from 2.00pm-4.00pm
Family history drop-in sessionEvery third Friday of the month, 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 Encyclopedia Britannica Online. 

  • books, including large print and picture books, audiobooks and reference books
  • HealthZones
  • information leaflets
  • language courses
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
  • Wi-fi (free)
  • colour photocopier
  • colour printer
  • scanner
  • ancestry online

How to get there

Stanley Library is situated inside The Louisa Centre. 

The nearest bus stops are approximately 200 yards away at the bus station.

Cycle parking facilities are available.

Contact us
Stanley Library
03000 269 517
Our address is:
  • Stanley Louisa Centre
  • Front Street
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH9 0TE
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