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Chester-le-Street Library


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

We are currently consulting about moving the library into the new leisure centre as part of our Leisure transformation consultation.

Opening hours

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

Events and activities

Reading group

Day: Monday

Time: 11.00am to 12.00 noon

Frequency: First Monday of the month

Rhymetime under 5s session

Day: Monday

Time: 2.00pm to 2.30pm

Frequency: Weekly during termtime

Visually impaired reading group

Day: Friday

Time: 10.00am to 12.00 noon

Frequency: Last Friday of the month

Digital drop-in

Day: Friday

Time: 11.00am to 1.00pm

Frequency: Fortnightly

Get creative Knit and Natter

Day: Friday

Time: 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Frequency: Weekly

Reading group

Day: Saturday

Time: 11.00am to 12.00noon

Frequency: Every four weeks

Drop-in crafts for children

Day: Saturday

Time: All morning

Frequency: Weekly

What's available?

  • browsing 
  • computer access 
  • self-service photocopying and printing
  • book request service
  • inter library loans
  • study tables

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.

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