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Durham County Council

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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.  

  • ancestry online 
  • books, audiobooks and reference books
  • internet and email facilities
  • public access computers
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • language courses
  • music scores

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

Facilities, groups and training

  • photocopier
  • scanner
  • fax
  • Durham Record
  • children's activities
  • display space