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Events, Talks and Exhibitions

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April | Sunday 09 April | Sunday 09

Commoners Choir

Commoners Choir

Literacy, Books and the Print Revolution | A Tour of Northern English Libraries

An exhibition of words tracing the history and legacy of print, including a full performance by Commoners Choir, a hand-printed letterpress & CD souvenir for all, tea, cakes and lots and lots of printed words | Free Printing Activity for Children

Crown Street Library | 12.30 - 3.00pm

All Welcome | All Free

May | Tuesday 02 May | Tuesday 02

LJ Ross

An evening with | LJ Ross

Northumberland born author of the international #1 bestselling DCI Ryan 

mystery novels is visiting Darlington Library to talk to us about her work and latest book, ‘HIGH FORCE’

High Force | LJ Ross
 

£5.00 per ticket | payment on booking

Crown Street Library | 7.00pm

Read Regional 2017

Book Covers
March | Tuesday 21 - Read Regional 2017 March | Tuesday 21 - Read Regional 2017

Kathleen McKay

Kathleen McKay

Meet the author of Hard Wired, a gripping crime story set in 1990s Newcastle. Charlie works in the local bail hostel where she expects the worst of everyone. When her friend’s son is found dead, she is dragged into the hunt for the murderer.

Free | no booking required

Cockerton Library | 6.30pm

April | Wednesday 05 - Read Regional 2017 April | Wednesday 05 - Read Regional 2017

Jack Mapanje

Jack Mapanje and Exploring Poetry Workshop with Anna Woodford

Meet the poet Jack Mapanje and take part in a free Exploring Poetry workshop. Hear him read from his new collection, Greetings From Grandpa. These new poems are wide-ranging in scope, powerful, angry and full of the beauty and life that characterise the work of this wonderful poet.

Free | no booking required

Crown Street Library | 12.30pm (exploring poetry) followed by reading at 1.30pm

May | Saturday 20 - Read Regional 2017 May | Saturday 20 - Read Regional 2017

Shelley Day

Shelley Day

Meet the author of The Confession of Stella Moon, an unconventional crime novel that takes us back to the late 1970s. Released from prison, a killer returns to her former home and finds she must confront the ghosts of the past if she’s to restart her life.

Free | no booking required

Crown Street Library | 2.00pm

June | Wednesday 14 - read Regional 2017 June | Wednesday 14 - read Regional 2017

Gulwali Passarlay

Gulwali Passarlay

Meet the author of The Lightless Sky, an epic memoir traces Gulwali’s journey from Afghanistan, though Europe, and eventually arriving in the UK. A boy when he left home, Gulwali was exposed to experiences that no child should face during his perilous and dangerous quest to find safety.

Free | no booking required

Crown Street Library | 2.00pm

Crown Street Art GalleryTop of Page

Current Exhibition Current Exhibition
Moved by the SpiritDarlington Society of Arts

Spring Exhibition

Darlington Society of Arts was founded in 1922 with the prime object of stimulating interest in and appreciation of art in Darlington and the surrounding area. The exhibition at Crown Street Library provides an opportunity to showcase members’ work and to reflect the diversity of their creative talents.

Exhibition dates | Saturday 25 Feb - Thursday 20 Apr 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

March | Darlington Centre for Local Studies March | Darlington Centre for Local Studies

Darlington's Inner Ring Road

See how Darlington's inner ring road has changed in our display in the Centre for Local Studies

Crown Street Library2 - 30 March 2017

April | Darlington Centre for Local Studies April | Darlington Centre for Local Studies

Unidetified Photographs | Can you help?

With so many photographs of historic Darlington in our catalogue, there are some scenes that we just don't recognise. See if you can put a name to a face or place, in our latest display in the Centre for Local Studies

Crown Street Library |  01 - 29 April 2017

Group ActivitiesTop of Page

Weekly | Mondays Weekly | Mondays
Knitting club

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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