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Bank Holiday Closure

Our Libraries will be closed on Monday 29 May

Author Visits and Special EventsTop of Page 

June | Thursday 08 June | Thursday 08

National Crime Reading Month

National Crime Reading Month

A Life of Crime A Talk by John Dean

Local crime writer and award-winning journalist, John Dean, is coming to Darlington Libraries to give a talk as part of National Crime Reading Month

 

Crown Street Library | 2.00pm

FREE | Book your place at Crown Street Library

July | Tuesday 18 July | Tuesday 18

Peter Robinson

30 years of DCI Banks

An afternoon with | Peter Robinson

Join the number one bestselling author of the DCI Alan Banks novels when he visits Darlington Library to talk to us about his work and his latest book (due July 2017), ‘SLEEPING IN THE GROUND’

Sleeping in the Ground | Peter Robinson
 

Crown Street Library | 3.00pm

£5.00 per ticket | payment on booking

Book and collect your tickets in advance at Crown Street Library

Crossing The_Tees Book Festival | 2017

June | Saturday 10 - Crossing The_Tees 2017 June | Saturday 10 - Crossing The_Tees 2017
Killer Women

The Killer Women Murder Mystery

Four leading crime authors Laura Wilson, Kate Rhodes, Helen Smith and Melanie McGrath will be speaking and brewing up some Killer Cocktails

The Killer Women Murder Mystery is your chance to play detective. Over a tense hour, you will be briefed on the murder of Eddie Glass, nightclub owner, gangster and all-round villain (read more...)

This event is part of the Crossing The Tees book festival. Booking is essential

Crown Street Library | 7.00 - 9.30pm

£5.00 | Book your place by calling 01642 525199 or book online via crossingthetees.org

 

June | Wednesday 14 - Crossing The_Tees 2017 June | Wednesday 14 - Crossing The_Tees 2017

Gulwali Passarlay

Gulwali Passarlay

Meet Gulwali Passarlay author of the memoir The Lightless Sky. Gulwali will read from his best selling memoir, a powerful account of a year long journey to safety as a child refugee fleeing from Afghanistan to the West

This event is part of the Crossing The Tees book festival. Booking is essential

Crown Street Library | 2.00 - 3.00pm

£2.00 | Book your place by calling 01642 525199 or book online via crossingthetees.org

 

June | Wednesday 21 - Crossing The_Tees 2017 June | Wednesday 21 - Crossing The_Tees 2017

Andy Willoughby

Creative Writing Session | with Andy Willoughby

Andy Willoughby is a poet and playwright from Middlesbrough. Writing from the past, Andy will lead a workshop investigating ways in which we can open up the past with creative writing with activities that draw on both personal memory and public history.

This event is part of the Crossing The Tees book festival. Booking is essential

Crown Street Library | 2.00 - 4.00pm

£3.00 | Book your place by calling 01642 525199 or book online at via crossingthetees.org

 

June | Saturday 24 - Crossing The_Tees 2017 June | Saturday 24 - Crossing The_Tees 2017

Just Soph

Just Soph

Have you ever wondered how the camel got his hump? Or how the elephant got his trunk?

With original live music, puppetry and a host of curious characters, join storyteller Soph for a very special journey in this new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Just So Stories especially for children aged 3-7 and their best beloveds. All ages welcome!

This event is part of the Crossing The Tees book festival. Booking is essential

Crown Street Library | 10.30 - 11.30am

£2.00 | Book your place by calling 01642 525199 or book online via crossingthetees.org

 

June | Saturday 24 - Crossing The_Tees 2017 June | Saturday 24 - Crossing The_Tees 2017

Ben Kane

Ben Kane | Massacre In The German Forests AD9. Rome’s Greatest Defeat?

Author Ben Kane will recount the fascinating history behind his trilogy of novels set around AD9, including the illuminating archaeological finds at the Kalkriese battlefield.

This event is part of the Crossing The Tees book festival. Booking is essential

Crown Street Library | 7.00 - 8.30pm

£5.00 | Book your place by calling 01642 525199 or book online via crossingthetees.org

 

Crown Street Art GalleryTop of Page

Current Exhibition Current Exhibition
Community Art ProjectCommunity Arts Project |

Spring Exhibition

The Community Art Project provides an opportunity for people with learning disabilities to practice various visual arts activities with guidance and encouragement from a professional artist. The exhibit includes works in a range of media including acrylic and watercolour painting, drawing, screenprinting, lino-cut and monoprinting and digital art.

Exhibition dates | Saturday 22 Apr - Thursday 01 Jun 2017

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Upcoming Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions

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

History EventsTop of Page

May display at Darlington Centre for Local Studies May display at Darlington Centre for Local Studies

Darlington As It Was | Shops & Businesses

A display of historic photographs of Darlington shops and businesses. Come and share your memories of shopping in Darlington, see old adverts, photographs and packaging.

Display Dates | Wednesday 03 May - Wednesday 31 May 2017

Centre for Local Studies | at 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 

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