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Service Update - Updated 07th July 2020 2.15pm 


Although the Government have said that Libraries can reopen from the 4th July, please bear with us a little longer.


We will provide updated information on our plans for reopening as soon as they are available. Our buildings remain closed and dates for reopening will be shared in due course. 

•Phone lines are open for the following enquires only: Home Library Delivery Service.


•Please do not try to return your library books/resources; keep them safe at home until we reopen.
Library books/resources do not need to be renewed whilst we are closed; no fines will be applied.


•All events and activities are cancelled until further notice, however we have online activities going on over on our Bookstart in Darlington Facebook page.


•We have a whole range of online services available for you to access via our website for existing Library Members??


•Not a Member already? No Problem. You can apply for a digital membership to gain access to all our digital content whilst our libraries are closed via our website, look for the 'Join the library here' link at the top of this page.


•We are also to be able to offer FREE online access to Ancestry for library members whilst our libraries are closed, for further information please click here.

•Updates regarding all other council services can be found on the Darlington Borough Council website.


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