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Durham County Council

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Belmont Library


Belmont Library is situated within Cheveley Shopping Centre, next to the GP surgery and offers a wide variety of services, events and facilities for you and your family to enjoy.

Opening hours

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

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

How to get there

There is a bus stop next to the library and another opposite, with frequent services to Durham. The library has its own car park. 

There are currently no cycle parking facilities available at this library.

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.  

  • ancestry online 
  • books and audiobooks
  • internet and email facilities
  • public access computers
  • accessible computer including Supernova screen-reading software
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones 
  • children's activities
  • newspapers
  • language courses
  • music scores
  • jigsaw collection

An access guide for this library is available at DisabledGo: Belmont Library

Facilities, groups and training

  • display space
  • scanner
  • photocopier
  • talks
  • coffee mornings
  • adult and children's reading groups
  • audiobook group

Talking books reading group

Come along on the last Wednesday of every month for an afternoon of coffee and chat about the joys of reading, particularly talking books. Free transport is available to those in the Durham area who would otherwise be unable to attend.

Chatterbooks children's reading group

The group meets every other Thursday between 3.45pm and 4.30pm.