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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.

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. 

  • 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

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

Regular activities

  • Reading Group - contact us for more details 
  • Toddler Time - Last Friday of every month, 11.15am - 11.45am
  • Get Creative - First Friday of every month, 10.00am - 11.00am
Contact us
  • South Moor Library
  • 03000 269 516
  • Our address is:
    • Severn Crescent
    • South Moor
    • Stanley
    • County Durham
    • United Kingdom
    • DH9 7PX
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