Jubilee Bank Holiday opening 2022

Our Libraries will close on the following days:

  • Thursday 2 June
  • Friday 3 June

For regular opening hours, please select a branch below

SERVICE UPDATES and Frequently Asked Questions 

March 2022: 

Building Renovations and Access:


To allow for work to progress on Darlington Library;


From Thursday 24th March - we ask that all customers use the East Street entrance of the building (Wilkinson's end.) If you require assistance to access the library please the use the new accessible lift at this end of the building. Please remember to press and hold the button until the lift has come to a complete stop. The lift at the Priestgate end of the library will be closed until further notice.


We continue to offer a reduced service at this time which includes: limited browsing, Select and Collect, book returns and limited computer use. The Centre for Local Studies will remain open and children’s activities including the Bookstart Rhymetime sessions will take place in our Art Gallery. Please be aware there will be no accessible toilet facilities at this time.


We would encourage customers to utilise our free select and collect service using the Library App, or by requesting books online or over the telephone. Our online library is always open. eAudio and eBooks as well as newspapers and magazines are free to read from the comfort of your own home.

The library is free to join and you can sign up online.


We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience while the work is being carried out.