Find out about the opening times, activities and services available at Crook library.
All of our libraries are currently closed, and the mobile library is not operating due to Covid-19.
Fines will not be charged while this is in place. If you are a library member, you can borrow book using our Pick and Collect library service, or borrow ebooks, eaudiobooks, emagazines, enewspapers and ecomics free of charge.
Fines will not be charged while this is in place.
If you are a library member, you can borrow book using our Pick and Collect library service, or borrow ebooks, eaudiobooks, emagazines, enewspapers and ecomics free of charge.
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, audiobooks and reference books
- information leaflets
- music scores
- public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
- Wi-fi (free)
- colour photocopier
- colour printer
- ancestry online
How to get there
Crook Library is situated in Crook Civic Centre, facing the Market Place.
There is parking on the Market Square (not available on Tuesday which is market day). There is also disabled parking and limited on-street parking outside the main entrance. The building is on the main bus route from Bishop Auckland, Durham and Weardale.
Cycle parking facilities - four are available at this library.