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Durham County Council

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Pelton Library

Pelton Library offers a range of services, events and facilities for you and your family to enjoy. We also have Supernova screen reading software and a large keyboard for people who are visually impaired.

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.

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.

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, audiobooks and reference books
  • internet and email facilities
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • newspapers
  • language courses
  • music scores

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

Facilities, groups and training

  • books on wheels service
  • children's activities
  • meeting room for hire
  • rhyme time