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Durham County Council

See what's on in our libraries over the summer holidays or sign your child up for our summer reading challenge.

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Chilton Library


Chilton Library is situated on Durham Road, Chilton. We offer a range of services for you and your family to enjoy. The library is accessible to people with mobility issues. We have Supernova screen reading software, a large keyboard and trackerball.

Opening hours

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

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

How to get there

There is a bus stop in front of the library. Chilton Library has its own car park at rear of building.

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
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • newspapers
  • language courses
  • music scores

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

Facilities, groups and training

  • children's activities
  • display space
  • storytimes
  • coffee mornings
  • scanner
  • colour printer
  • photocopier