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Following the lifting of Plan B Covid-19 restrictions, face coverings are no longer mandatory in libraries. To ensure the continued safety of our staff and customers, we would encourage you to wear a face covering when visiting our building and respect other people's space. Hand sanitising stations are available at each site.

Annfield Plain Library


Find out about the opening times, activities and services available at Annfield Plain library.

Annfield Plain Library is County Durham's only Carnegie library. A Carnegie library is a library built with money donated by Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

Opening hours

  • Monday - 10.00am to 7.00pm
  • Tuesday - 9.00am to 1.00pm
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday - 1.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Friday - closed
  • Saturday - 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Sunday - closed

Events and activities

Rhyme Time

Time: 10.00am to 10.30am
Day: Tuesday
Frequency: Weekly

Adult Colouring

Time: 10.00am to 11.00am
Day: Tuesday
Frequency: Fortnightly

Reading Group

Time: 2.00pm to 3.00pm
Day: Thursday
Frequency: Second Thursday of the month.

What's available?

  • browsing 
  • computer access 
  • self-service photocopying and printing
  • book request service
  • inter library loans

How to get there

We are situated next to Catchgate Methodist Church, on the main road through Annfield Plain and Catchgate.

There is a bus stop directly outside the library. Parking is available at the side of the building.

Cycle parking facilities - there are none available at this library.

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Contact us
Annfield Plain Library
03000 269 511
Our address is:
  • North Road
  • Annfield Plain
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH9 8EZ