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.
- 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.
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
- Language courses
- Music scores
- Public access computers with access to the internet, word-processing and other Office packages
- Wi-fi (free)
- Colour photocopier
- Colour printer
- Ancestry online
- Study area
An access guide for this library is available at DisabledGo: Pelton Library
- Reading group - Last Thursday of every month, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
- Toddler time - Second Thursday of every month, 2.15pm - 3.00pm
- Get creative - Second Wednesday of every month, 10.00am - 11.00am