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Durham County Council

See what's on in our libraries over the summer holidays or sign your child up for our summer reading challenge.

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Easington Colliery Library


Easington Colliery Library is situated on Seaside Lane, the main road through Easington Colliery. The library has a ramped entrance. Supernova screen reading software and a large keyboard with trackerball are available.

Easington Colliery Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 7.00pm
  • 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

The nearest bus stop is 50 metres away. There are buses to and from Sunderland, Peterlee, Durham and Hartlepool. Some on-street parking is available near the library.

Cycle parking facilities - there are currently no cycle parking facilities 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, audiobooks and reference books
  • HealthZones
  • information leaflets
  • language courses
  • music scores
  • newspapers
  • 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: Easington Colliery Library

Regular activities

  • Reading Group - The last Thursday of every month, 4.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Toddler Time - The first Monday of every month, 11.00am -12noon
  • Get Creative - The first Thursday of every month, 4.00pm - 5.00pm

Facilities, groups and training

  • children's activities
  • display space
  • interview room  
  • photocopier