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Events, Talks and Exhibitions

that are happening in Darlington Libraries

Friday 29 September 2017 Friday 29 September 2017

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Come for a nibble and a natter and help us raise a little money for Macmillan Cancer Support

Crown Street Library | 10am-12noon 

Author Visits and Special EventsTop of Page 

Thursday 21 September 2017 Thursday 21 September 2017
Locomotive Rhythm

Locomotive Rhythm

Locomotive Rhythm is a new music work by Darlington artist Graeme Robinson, inspired by the development of the early north east railway system, particularly The Stockton & Darlington Railway. His talk, titled Inspiration and Lost Routes on Thursday 21 September at 6pm in The Art Gallery, Crown Street Library, will focus on the creation of Locomotive Rhythm, including the making of specially cast locomotive wheels used as percussion instruments, and a live percussion performance from the music work.

Crown Street Library | 6-7pm

This FREE event will also reveal a significant but forgotten element of Darlington’s railway history.

Tuesday 26 September 2017 Tuesday 26 September 2017

Rosie Swale Pope

An afternoon with | Rosie Swale Pope

Author of the bestselling book ‘Just a Little Run Around the World,’ global adventurer Rosie Swale Pope is recognised as one of the world’s most courageous, gutsy women of her generation.

Just a Little Run Around the World | Rosie Swale Pope

She is the only person in history, man or woman, to have undertaken an epic solo, unsupported run around our world – over 20,000 miles facing extreme danger, bitter Siberian winters, wolves, axe men and desolate loneliness over nearly five years.

Join Rosie as she talks to us about some of the greatest parts of her adventures

Crown Street Library | 2.00pm

£5.00 per ticket | payment on booking

Book and collect your tickets in advance at Crown Street Library

Thursday 28 - Saturday 30 September 2017 Thursday 28 - Saturday 30 September 2017

The Comedy of Errors

Darlington Green Theatre

Presents William Shakespeare's

The Comedy of Errors

At Crown Street Library

September | Thur 28, Fri 29 | 7.30pm

Sat 30 | 2.30pm and 7.30pm

Prices £7.50 / £5.50 concessions

Tickets available here or from the Hippodrome and Cornmill Box Office or Call 01325 405405


Upcoming Author Events Upcoming Author Events

 Watch this space for upcoming events

National Libraries Week

09 - 14 October 2017to top

Tuesday 10 October 2017 Tuesday 10 October 2017

Treasures of Local Studies | Open Day

For anyone with an interest in local history or family history

Come and explore some of the Darlington Centre for Local Studies collection that is not usually on display

Crown Street Library |  10am - 4pm

FREE | Drop in any time during the day

Wednesday 11 October 2017 Wednesday 11 October 2017

Digital Device Drop-in

Bring along your wi-fi enabled device and staff will be available to help you sign up to all of our FREE digital offerings | including Digital Books and Audiobooks, Digital Magazines and comics and any of our other online resources!

The e-Library at Crown Street Library |  2.00 - 4.30pm

FREE drop-in session

Crown Street Art GalleryTop of Page

Upcoming Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions

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

History EventsTop of Page

Small display for September in Local Studies Small display for September in Local Studies

150th Anniversary of the Charter of Incorporation

A small display on the Granting of the Royal Charter of Incorporation, which meant that the ordinary ratepayers of Darlington could now elect a council and have a voice in local politics.

Display dates 1st-30th September 2017 in the Centre for Local Studies, Crown Street Library

Small library display Small library display

Discover the history of your library

- a display of photographs. See how the library has changed!

Display dates 1st-30th September 2017 in the Centre for Local Studies,Crown Street Library


Special Local Studies Event Special Local Studies Event

Treasures of Local Studies Open Day

To celebrate National Libraries Week we are hosting a Local Studies Open Day. Join us to explore some of the treasures in the collection that you may not have seen before. Free event.

Tuesday 10th October 2017, 10am-4pm. Drop in anytime!

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!

Crown Street 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.

Crown Street Library

Second Tuesday of the month | 9.15am - 12.00noon



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