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Durham County Council

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Consett Library

The library has disabled access and there is a lift or stairs to our children's library on the first floor. We have a loop system, Supernova screen reading software and a large keyboard is available.

Consett Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 7.00pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 7.00pm
  • Friday: 9.30am - 1.00pm
  • 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

Consett Library is in Victoria Road next to the bus station. The nearest car park is next to St. Patrick's Church Hall or in Albert Road.

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
  • public access computers  
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • newspapers
  • reader groups

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

Facilities, groups and training

  • children's chatterbooks groups
  • books on wheels service
  • pre-school groups
  • children's activities
  • display space
  • photocopier
  • flatbed scanning facility
  • fax
  • IT drop-in sessions
  • IT courses