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Events, Talks and Exhibitions

that are happening in Darlington Libraries

Author Visits and Special EventsTop of Page 

Saturday 23 June | Crossing The_Tees 2018

Crime Writers Edward Marston and Judith Cutler

Murder Ancient and Modern – crime writing partners, Edward Marston and Judith Cutler, authors of over 70 novels, compare techniques for writing about crime in the past and the present.

Darlington Library | 4 - 5.30pm

Cost £5 in advance from


Wednesday 11 July | Meet the Author

Mandy Sutter | Welsh writing awards winner 2016

Enjoy an afternoon with Mandy Sutter; poet and author of the novels 'Stretching It' and 'Bush Meat', from Ilkley in North Yorkshire

Darlington Library | 1.30pm

Cost No Fee

Saturday 08 September | Crossing The_Tees 2018

Family Comedy | with Patrick Monahan

Patrick Monahan is the loveable Teessider, known for his hugs, dancing and cake eating! As well as being one of the biggest names on the comedy circuit, Pat is also highly in demand as a studio warm up, working on shows such as Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and The IT Crowd as well as contributing to many talking head programmes and appearing on various Comedy Central shows. Join us for a Family Comedy event for children aged 6+.

Darlington Library | 1.30 - 2.30pm

Cost £2 in advance from


Crown Street Art Gallery

@ Darlington LibraryTop of Page

19 May - 05 July | Exhibition

Different Facets | Alison Hill

An exhibition of original art including drawings, textile art and paintings. Alison has always had a love of nature and hopes to have captured the essence of rural life in her drawings, paintings and embroidery...

Crown Street Art Gallery at Darlington Library


07 July - 27 August | Exhibition

Commonplace | Gilkes Street Artists

Commonplace is an exhibition of work by members of Gilkes Street Artists, a Middlesbrough-based studio group. In Commonplace, the artists investigate their personal ideas of the everyday experience through painting, printmaking, mixed media and tapestry weaving.

Crown Street Art Gallery at Darlington Library


 Watch this space for upcoming exhibitions or visit Creative Darlington to see previous exibitions

History EventsTop of Page

June display in Local Studies June display in Local Studies

Postcards from the Park

A display of photographs, postcards & paintings celebrating Darlington's Parks.

Did you know Darlington was the first town in the North East to have a public park? The history of South Park dates back to the 1850s and the library has a wonderful collection of postcards, photographs and paintings that capture it over the years.

The latest display features images of South Park, and many of Darlington’s other lovely parks.

9th June - 9th July 2018

Centre for Local Studies - Crown Street Library

Group ActivitiesTop of Page

Weekly | Mondays Weekly | Mondays
Knitting club

The Knitting Circle | Darlington Library Knitting Group

For interested beginners and experienced knitters

Simply turn up and join in!

Darlington Library | 10am - 12noon 

Health and WellbeingTop of Page

Hearing Loss Drop-in Sessions Hearing Loss Drop-in Sessions

Minor OpsDo you live in Darlington and want to talk to someone about your hearing loss?

Our free information drop in sessions may be able to help you.

We also provide hearing aid support to people who have their NHS Hearing aids supplied by Minor ops.

Darlington Library

Second Tuesday of the month | 9.15am - 12.00noon


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