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Durham County Council

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South Moor Library


South Moor Library is in Severn Crescent, next door to the Boys' Club and is accessible for people with disabilities. Supernova screen reading software are available for visually impaired people.

South Moor Library

The library holds an Investors in Children award.

Opening hours

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday: 1.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 7.00pm
  • Friday: 9.30am - 1.00pm
  • 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

The nearest bus stop is 100 yards away from the library, served by the 78, Chester-le-Street to Stanley bus. Car parking is available at the side and rear of the library.

Cycle parking facilities - there are currently none 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
  • local history collection
  • newspapers
  • language courses
  • music scores

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

Facilities, groups and training

  • display space
  • children's activities
  • photocopier
  • clubs/societies meeting at the library, including creative writers
  • family history
  • reading group
  • adult craft group