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Peterlee Library

Peterlee Library has disabled access and has a hearing loop system installed. We also have a computer available with Supernova screen reading software, a large keyboard and trackerball for people who are visually impaired.

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.

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 - four 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.  

  • books, including large print and picture books, audiobooks and reference books
  • HealthZones
  • information leaflets
  • language courses
  • music scores
  • newspapers
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
  • Wi-fi (free)
  • colour photocopier
  • colour printer
  • scanner
  • ancestry online
  • study area
  • community room for hire

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

Regular activities

  • Reading Group - contact us for more details
  • Toddler Time - Every Tuesday, 10.15am - 11.00am and every Friday, 10.00am - 11.00am
  • Get Creative - Every Monday 1.00am - 12noon and 5.00pm - 7.00pm
  • Discover Digital - contact us for more details


Contact us
Peterlee Library
03000 269 509
Our address is:
  • Burnhope Way
  • Peterlee
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • SR8 1NT
0191 586 6664
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