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IMPORTANT LIBRARY SERVICE INFORMATION 

Service Update - Updated 01 Sept 2020 10am 

 

Darlington Library, is open for customers to return their books and for 
Quick Pick Book Borrowing only 

Monday to Saturday
10.00am - 4.00pm

 

 

 

Cockerton Library will be open from Wednesday 02 September for customers to borrow and return books. Note that items will be removed from your loans three working days after they have been returned.

 

A few key points for customers to note:

  • We thank customers for keeping our books safe at home and we remind you that there are no fines being incurred and there is no rush to return them.
  • Customers will be asked to queue at the central doors on Crown Street and await the invite from staff to enter via the steps or lift access.
  • All customers will be asked to sanitise their hands, maintain a 2-metre distance to other customers and staff and to browse responsibly.
  • Customers can check books in and out using our self-service machines or the Library AppStaff will be on hand to assist.
  • If you place any reservations, your requested item may not be available straight away. Please await notification that your item is ready to collect, to avoid disappointment, before visiting us.
  • There will be no public toilets on site – Please use the toilets in the Dolphin Centre.
  • There will be no access to computers, reference materials, newspapers, The Local Studies Department or the Art Gallery and the number of customers permitted to browse the library at one time will be limited.
  • Any changes to service delivery will be communicated in due course.

We will continue to offer free home deliveries to Darlington residents aged 60+.

Please ring 01325 349610 to enquire.

 

 

We are really looking forward to welcoming customers back to the library.

We hope by opening Darlington Library for browsing, Cockerton Library for click and collect, and offering free home deliveries for over 60's we are providing a good selection of options for all our customers whether they want to choose books themselves or would rather keep safe at home.

The safety of our customers is paramount and customers can be reassured that Darlington Libraries are Covid-Secure.