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Durham County Council

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Woodhouse Close Library


Woodhouse Close Library is on Woodhouse Lane next to the leisure centre and swimming pool. The library is accessible and we have a computer with Supernova screen-reading software, large keyboard, adjustable table and a trackerball.

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am - 7.00pm
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 5.00pm
  • Friday: closed
  • 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 stops are in Cockton Hill Road and St Andrew's Road. The library has its own small car park, including a space designated for disabled users. There is also parking on the far side of the leisure centre.

Cycle parking facilities - two 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 (with MS Office applications)
  • information leaflets
  • HealthZones
  • local history collection
  • daily local newspapers
  • language courses
  • music scores
  • storysacks for group use

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

Facilities, groups and training

  • children's activities
  • display space
  • photocopier
  • colour printer
  • internet taster sessions
  • scanner