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Durham County Council

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Blackhall Library


Blackhall Library is situated behind Middle Street, near St Andrew's Church in the village. We offer a variety of services and facilities for you and your family to enjoy.

The library is accessible, has Supernova screen reading software and a large keyboard is available on request.

Opening hours

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: closed
  • 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. 

Transport and travel

There is some street parking close to the library and a large car park near the community centre. The nearest bus stop is five minutes away on the main street and there are buses to and from Hartlepool, Sunderland, Peterlee and Durham.

Cycle parking facilities - There are currently none 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, audiobooks and reference books
  • internet and email facilities
  • language courses
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • music scores   

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

Facilities, groups and training

  • children's activities
  • display space
  • photocopier
  • coffee mornings
  • interview room