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Coundon Library


Coundon Library is situated in the Eden Centre, alongside the GP surgery, dentist and SureStart. We offer a range of services for you and your family to enjoy.

Coundon Library

The library is fully accessible to our customers and our computers have accessibility features available on them.

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.

How to get there

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

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.  

  • 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

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

Regular activities 

  • Reading group - Third Monday from 2.15pm - 3.15pm
  • Toddler time - contacts us for details.
  • Get creative - Adult colouring in - Every Monday 9.30am - 11.30am (until 11 December 2017)
  • Charity coffee mornings - Second Thursday 9.30am - 11.30am
  • Music and Story time for under 8's - every Monday, 4.15pm - 5.00pm. Please note this is term time only.
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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