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Peterlee Library


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

Opening hours

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

Events and activities

Reading GroupEvery third Friday of the month
Toddler TimeEvery Tuesday, 10.15am - 11.00am and every Friday, 10.00am - 11.00am
Get Creative Knit and NatterEvery Monday, 10.00am - 12noon
Get Creative Crochet GroupEvery Monday, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Discover Digitalcontact us for more details

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 (by reservation)
  • music scores (by reservation)
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
  • Wi-fi (free)
  • colour photocopier
  • colour printer
  • scanning facilities
  • ancestry online

How to get there

There is a bus station in Peterlee town centre which is served by numerous buses. Car parking is available.

Cycle parking facilities.

Contact us
Peterlee Library
03000 269 509
Our address is:
  • St Cuthberts Way
  • Peterlee
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • SR8 1AF
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