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Crook Library


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

Opening hours

  • Monday - 1.30pm to 5.00pm
  • Tuesday - 9.30am to 7.00pm
  • Wednesday - 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Thursday - 9.30am to 7.00pm
  • Friday - 9.30am to 5.00pm (closed from 12.45pm on Friday 23 December)
  • Saturday - 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Sunday - closed

Events and activities 

Adult reading groups 

Time: 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Day: Monday 
Frequency: Second and third Mondays in the month (Full at present)

Craft and chat

Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm 
Day: Thursday
Frequency: Weekly 

Family History

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm  
Day: Thursday
Frequency: First Thursday of the month 

Under 5s storytime 

Time: 10.00am - 11.00am  
Day: Friday
Frequency: Weekly (term time only)

What's available?

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

How to get there

Crook Library is situated in Crook Civic Centre, facing the Market Place.

There is parking on the Market Square (not available on Tuesday which is market day). There is also disabled parking and limited on-street parking outside the main entrance. The building is on the main bus route from Bishop Auckland, Durham and Weardale.

Cycle parking facilities - four are available at this library.

Customer comment form

Please complete our Customer comment form for Culture, Sport and Tourism services. We would love to know what you think of our services. 

Contact us
Contact Crook Library
03000 269 002
Our address is:
  • Civic Centre
  • North Terrace
  • Crook
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL15 9ES