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Durham County Council

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Newton Aycliffe Library


Newton Aycliffe Library is situated on Beveridge Way in the town centre. The library is accessible, Supernova screen reading software and a large keyboard for people who are visually impaired are available.

Newton Aycliffe library has now re-located to Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre. See our Newton Aycliffe library relocation page for more information or contact us.

Opening hours

  • Monday: 10.00am - 6.00pm
  • Tuesday: 10.00am - 7.00pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 10.00am - 7.00pm
  • Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • 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

Free parking is available in the town centre. 

Cycle parking facilities - two are 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, including large print and reference books
  • book request service
  • books in foreign languages - a small collection of Polish books and books in other languages can be requested
  • books on wheels
  • British Standards Online
  • computers with internet access and email facilities
  • Durham record database
  • telephone translation service
  • information and enquiry service
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • local history collection
  • music scores
  • photocopying
  • talking books. 

Council tax and housing benefits surgery

A customer surgery is available in the library on Tuesdays between 10.00am and 3.00pm for residents who would like to see someone about council tax or housing benefits. This is on an appointment basis. Please contact our Customer Services to make an appointment.

Facilities, groups and training

  • Two adult reading groups meet every month in the library.