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Events, Talks and Exhibitions

that are happening in Darlington Libraries

Author Visits and Special EventsTop of Page 

18 Nov - 02 Dec | Pop-up Exhibition

Catch Your Breath @ Darlington Library

Catch Your Breath explores the Life of Breath research project, jointly led by Durham University and the University of Bristol. Bringing together medical history, philosophy, art, music, and literature, the exhibition discovers new ways of thinking about breath and breathlessness and their relationship to both illness and wellbeing.

The Reference Library at Darlington Library

Sat 30 Nov | Workshop

Catch Your Breath | a poetry workshop

Join poet Christy Ducker for a writing workshop inspired by Life of Breath’s Catch Your Breath exhibition.

We will write in response to art and ideas from around the world, thinking about breath and respiratory health in new ways. Expect to play with breath in the poetic line, and let the air into your writing!

Suitable for all abilities.

This event is free, but please ensure that you book to avoid disappointment: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/catch-your-breath-a-poetry-workshop-tickets-80830996687

Darlington Library | 1.30 - 3.30pm

£FREE

Crown Street Art Gallery

@ Darlington LibraryTop of Page

02 Nov - 09 Jan | Textile Exhibition

Bridging the Gap | Helen Winthorpe Kendrick

This exhibition looks at the many and diverse ways in which bridges can be built, both physically and metaphorically. There will be a short talk about the exhibition at 12.30pm Saturday 2nd November at the library.... read more 

Crown Street Art Gallery at Darlington Library

 

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

Local History EventsTop of Page

02 - 31 Dec | Local History Display

Ex Libris | bookplates in the library collection

Also known as Ex Libris (from the Latin phrase “from the library of”), bookplates are small decorative labels inserted into the front of a book as a mark of ownership. They are thought to have been first used in the 16th century when a book was a rare, and therefore precious, possession

Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library

02 - 31 Dec | Local History Display

Historic Prints of Darlington

A small display of prints from the Local Studies collection.

Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library

Group ActivitiesTop of Page

Weekly | Mondays

The Knitting Circle | Darlington Library Knitting Group

For interested beginners and experienced knitters

Darlington Library | 10am - 12noon

£FREE (simply turn up and join in)

Monthly | Every First Monday

Audio Book Club | a reading group for people with visual impairment

Come along to our Audio Reading Group where you can select books and discuss favourite reads. Refreshments provided. If you would like more information about the group please call 01325 349610

Darlington Library | 2.00 - 3.00 pm

£FREE

Monthly | Every First Wednesday

Poetry Group |

Whether you are interested in reading, writing or just listening to poetry our monthly group is FREE and open for anyone to attend.

Darlington Library | 2.00 pm

£FREE

Health and WellbeingTop of Page

Monthly | Second Tuesday of the month

Hearing Loss Drop-in Clinic

Do 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 | 9.15am - 12noon

POSTPONED FROM 01 MARCH 2019 - Call 0191 917 8886 for replacement batteries and clinical appointments

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