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Coundon Library

Find out about the opening times, activities and services available at Coundon library.

Coundon Library

Opening hours

  • Monday 9.30am - 6.00pm
  • Tuesday - closed
  • Wednesday 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Thursday 9.30am - 3.00pm
  • Friday - closed
  • Saturday 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Sunday: closed
  • Public holidays: closed

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

Events and activities

Reading groupThird Monday from 2.15pm - 3.15pm
Toddler timecontact us for details.
Get creativeEvery Monday 9.30am - 11.30am
Charity coffee morningsSecond Thursday 9.30am - 11.30am
Music and Story time for under 8'sEvery Monday, 4.15pm - 5.00pm. Please note this is term time only.

Services available at our library 

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.  

  • books, including large print and picture books and audiobooks
  • HealthZones
  • information leaflets
  • local publications
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
  • Wi-fi (free)
  • colour photocopier
  • colour printer
  • scanner
  • ancestry online
  • study area

How to get there

Coundon Library is situated in the Eden Centre, alongside the GP surgery, dentist and SureStart. 

Buses from Bishop Auckland, Shildon, Spennymoor and Durham stop nearby.

Cycle parking facilities - there are currently none available at this library.

Contact us
Coundon Library
03000 269 525
Our address is:
  • The Eden Centre
  • Victoria Lane
  • Coundon
  • Bishop Auckland
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL14 8NL
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