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Please note that our online payments system will be unavailable on Sunday 10 July between 9.00am and 11.00am. We apologise for the inconvenience.

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.

Chester-le-Street Library


Find out about the opening times, activities and services available at Chester-le-Street library.

Opening hours

  • Monday - 10.00am to 7.00pm
  • Tuesday - 10.00am to 6.00pm
  • Wednesday - closed
  • Thursday - 10.00am to 7.00pm
  • Friday - 10.00am to 5.00pm
  • Saturday - 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Sunday - closed

What's available?

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

How to get there

Our library is situated on the corner of Station Road and Front Street next to the Lambton Arms pub. There are regular bus services to and from a stop outside Lloyds TSB bank, which is the nearest to the library. There are also plenty of town centre car parks close by.

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

    Contact us
    Chester-le-Street Library
    03000 269 512
    Our address is:
    • Station Road
    • Chester-le-Street
    • County Durham
    • United Kingdom
    • DH3 3BP