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Durham Clayport Library

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

Durham Clayport Library

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9.30am - 7.00pm 
  • Saturday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Sunday: closed
  • Bank holidays: closed

Early closing hours for Lumiere festival

The library will be closing earlier than usual on the following days:

  • Wednesday 13 November - 2.00pm
  • Thursday 14 November - 2.00pm
  • Friday 15 November - 2.00pm
  • Saturday 16 November - 2.00pm

The out of hours book drop will not be available on the above dates. You can return items to any of our libraries or renew your item online by using Library Online.

For unexpected closures, please see our disruptions, closures and warnings page.

Events and activities 

Reading GroupLast Tuesday, 3.00pm - 4.00pm and first Wednesday, 5.30pm - 6.30pm, of every month
Toddler TimeEvery Wednesday, 11.00am - 11.30am and every Friday, 10.30am - 11.00am
Get CreativeEvery Thursday 2.00pm - 3.30pm
Discover DigitalEvery Tuesday, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Services available at our library

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. 

  • books, including large print and picture books, audiobooks and reference books
  • HealthZones
  • information leaflets
  • language courses
  • music scores
  • newspapers
  • public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
  • Wi-fi (free)
  • colour photocopier
  • colour printer
  • scanner
  • ancestry online
  • study areas

How to get there

Durham Clayport Library is situated in Millennium Place, just off Claypath and opposite the Gala Theatre in Durham City.

There is a multi-storey car park within the Walkergate development that gives direct access to Millennium Place.

Cycle parking facilities - nine are available at this library.

Contact us
Durham Clayport Library
03000 265 524
Our address is:
  • Millennium Place
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 1WA
0191 386 0379
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