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Thornley Library


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

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This library is open for borrowing books and using computers - please make sure you are aware of what you need to do before you come to your library.

If you are a library member, you can also borrow ebooks, eaudiobooks, emagazines, enewspapers and ecomics free of charge.

Fines and request fees will not be charged while this is in place.

See our libraries YouTube playlist with regular content and information.

Opening hours

Monday - 10.00am to 5.00pm
Tuesday - closed
Wednesday - closed
Thursday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
Friday - closed
Saturday - 9.30am to 12.30pm
Sunday - closed

Services 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. You can also access Ancestry Online from home. 

  • books, including large print and picture books, audiobooks and reference books
  • HealthZones
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities

How to get there

Thornley Library is situated on the main road through Thornley near the Pit Wheel.

Bus stops are located close to the library, near the shops. Thornley Library has its own car park (please note the car park is closed outside library opening hours).

There are two cycle parking places at the library.

Contact us
Thornley Library
03000 269 520
Our address is:
  • High Street
  • Thornley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH6 3EL
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