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Events, Talks and Exhibitions

that are happening in Darlington Libraries

Author Visits and Special EventsTop of Page 

Fri 14 FEB | Author Visit

Elly Griffiths

An Evening with Ellie Griffiths

7 - 9pm | Darlington Library

Join us for an evening with best-selling British crime novelist and winner of the Holmes and Watson Award for best detective duo 2018, Elly Griffiths. Find out about her new novel and where she got her inspiration for her Dr. Ruth Galloway and D.I. Stephens novels.

£5 per ticket | Booking required via Eventbrite

  

Sat 15 FEB | Theatre Perfomance

Rose and Robin

Mad Alice Theatre Company presents: Rose and Robin

2 - 3pm | Crown Street Art Gallery at Darlington Library

From childhood to old age, Rose and Robin have had a wonderful life together – and they want to share it with YOU! Accessible across a wide age range but targeted for ages 7 years to 70 years and over... read more 

£1.50 per person | Booking required via Eventbrite

  

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

03 - 29 JAN | Local History Display

Old calendars from the region

HAPPY NEW YEAR | 150 Years of The Northern Echo

Our popular calendar display returns, with old calendars from the Local Studies collection from Darlington and the region.

Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library

04 - 30 JAN | 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

Cockerton Library (This is a selection of images from the larger display shown in Darlington Library in December)

04 - 30 JAN | Local History Display

ECHO ECHO ECHO

150 Years of The Northern Echo

Find out more about the Northern Echo's beginnings, some of its renowned editors and the site it has occupied for the last 150 years, in our latest display. Discover how you can access old copies of local newspapers for free, here at Darlington Library.

Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library

04 - 30 JAN | Local History Display

McMullen

William Stuart McMullen

Monday 13 January 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the death of the heroic  Royal Canadian Airforce pilot who died steering his burning plane away from residential areas of Darlington in 1945.

Lending Library Display at Darlington Library

Thu 30 JAN | Local History Talk

Stead & the Titanic

Attacking the Devil & Sinking the Unsinkable: WT Stead & the Titanic | a talk by Chris Lloyd of The Northern Echo

2pm | Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library

£2 per ticket | Booking required, places limited

01325 349630 | local.studies@darlington.gov.uk

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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