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Pelton Library


Find out about the opening times, activities and services available at Pelton library.

Opening hours

  • Monday: 2.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: 9.00am - 7.00pm
  • Thursday: 2.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Sunday: closed
  • Public holidays: closed

For unexpected closures, please see our disruptions, closures and warnings page.

Events and activities

Reading groupLast Thursday of every month, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Toddler timeEvery Monday, 2.15pm
Get creativeThird Wednesday of every month, 9.30am - 10.30am

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
  • HealthZones
  • Information leaflets
  • Language courses
  • Music scores
  • Newspapers
  • Public access computers with access to the internet, word-processing and other Office packages
  • Wi-fi (free)
  • Colour photocopier
  • Colour printer
  • Fax
  • Scanner
  • Ancestry online
  • Study area

How to get there

There are bus stops within 150 yards in both directions of the library, and the number eight from Chester-le-Street to Castleside passes through Pelton. The library also has car parking facilities.

Cycle parking facilities - six are available at this library.

Contact us
Pelton Library
03000 269 515
Our address is:
  • Unit 3
  • The Lavender Centre
  • Pelton Lane
  • Pelton
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH2 1HS
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