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Durham County Council

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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

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 Hartlepool 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.  

  • ancestry online 
  • books and audiobooks
  • free Wi-Fi
  • internet and email facilities
  • public access computers
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • language courses

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

Facilities, groups and training

  • display space
  • colour printer
  • photocopier
  • scanner
  • monthly coffee mornings
  • tiny tots music and story session for under fives, every Monday during term time 2.30pm-3.00pm
  • arts and crafts activities during school holidays