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Durham County Council

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Spennymoor Library


Spennymoor Library is ideally situated in the town's shopping area on the main street, opposite the entrance to the Co-operative supermarket. The library is accessible. Supernova screen reading software and a large keyboard are available.

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am - 7.00pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 7.00pm
  • Friday: 1.30pm - 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

Bus services 6 and X21 (serving Bishop Auckland and Durham) stop just outside the library. There is restricted parking outside the library and at the rear. There is also a large free car park near the Co-operative store.

Cycle parking facilities: two are available at this library.

What's on

Christmas Coffee Morning
Thursday 15 December, 9.30am-11.30am.

Come for a warm drink and festive nibble. There will also be a Tombola, all proceeds will go to Macmillian, Cancer Support.

Children's Craft Session
Tuesday 20 December, 10.30am-11.30am

Make a Christmas decoration for your tree for just £1.

Places are limited please contact us to book your place.

Children's Christmas Card Making
Throughout December

Make a Christmas card to send to your family or friends. This activity is free and available during library opening hours. Please ask at reception for more information. 

What's available?

  • ancestry online 
  • books, audiobooks and reference books
  • internet and email facilities
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • local history collection
  • language courses
  • music scores.

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

Facilities, groups and training

  • display space
  • children's activities
  • photocopier
  • fax
  • room hire
  • theatre booking