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Events, Talks and Exhibitions

that are happening in Darlington Libraries

Author Visits and Special EventsTop of Page 


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

Thu 14 Nov | Local History Talk

Charles & Mary Farrow | Survivors of war, victims of influenza - a talk by Dr Gillian Hunt

2pm | Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library

From Hartlepool to Gainford, via the rugby pitches of County Durham and the First World War battlefields. This is a story of local history, social history, courage, romance and, finally, tragedy in the 1918 influenza epidemic.

£2 per ticket | Booking required

02 - 28 Nov | Local History Display

Darlington Town Centre and Cockerton Village

A small display of paintings from the collection on show around the walls of the Centre for Local Studies.

Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library

04 - 29 Nov | Local History Display

Norman Cornish and Spennymoor

2019 marks the Centenary of Norman Cornish's birth. Browse our collection of books about his work and see historic pictures of his home town of Spennymoor.

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 or email:

Darlington Library | 2.00 - 3.00 pm


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


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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