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Bishop Auckland Library


Find out about the opening times, activities and services available at Bishop Auckland library.

Opening hours

  • Monday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Tuesday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Wednesday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Thursday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Friday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Saturday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
  • Sunday - closed

What's available?

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

Events and Activities

Digital buddy

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm

IT problems? We have a digital buddy on hand to help every week at our library to offer help and advice on all things IT, whether it's PC, laptop, tablet or mobile phone related.

Reading group

Day: Tuesday

Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Frequency: Second Tuesday in month

Yarn spinners

Day: Saturday (starting 3 June)

Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Frequency: First Saturday in month

The Yarn Spinners are looking for new members to join their monthly craft group at our library. All are welcome, whether you're an experienced knitter or new to cross stitch and crochet. Free tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.

How to get there

The library is in the Bishop Auckland Town Hall building:

Bishop Auckland Town Hall
Market Place
Bishop Auckland
DL14 7NP

Customer comment form

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Contact us
Bishop Auckland Library
03000 267 640
Our address is:
  • Bishop Auckland Town Hall
  • Market Place
  • Bishop Auckland
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL14 7NP
03000 604 960