Annfield Plain Library

Annfield Plain Library celebrated its centenary in December 2008 and is County Durham's only Carnegie library. Carnegie libraries were built with money donated by Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

Situated next to Catchgate Methodist Church, on the main road through Annfield Plain and Catchgate, it offers a wide variety of services, events and facilities for you and your family to enjoy.

What's available?

If you would like to browse the library catalogue, request an item or renew an item already on loan, please visit Library Online. This facility also offers members of the library service access to a range of websites including Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Grove Music Online and Encyclopedia Britannica Online.

Books, including large print and picture books, audiobooks and reference books.
Information leaflets
Language courses
Music scores
Public access computers with internet, word processing and other Office packages facilities.
Wi-fi (free)
Colour photocopier
Colour printer
Ancestry online
Study area
Community room for hire.
Microfiche reader and resources.
An access guide for this library is available at DisabledGo: Annfield Plain Library

Facilities, groups and training

Children's activities
Display cabinet (lockable) and display space.
Community room for hire
Family history society
Women's Institute
Churches Together
University of 3rd Age (U3A)

Regular activities

Reading Group - Second Thursday of every month, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Friendship Group - Fortnightly, Tuesday - 10.00am - 11.00am
Toddler Time - Weekly, Tuesday at 11.15am - 11.45am
Get Creative - Fortnightly, Tuesday at 10.00am - 11.00am


When is it on?

Time of day
Session information
Monday 10.00am - 7.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 1.00pm
Thursday 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Saturday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Closed Bank Holidays

Who to contact

Contact name
Annfield Plain Library
03000 269 511

Where to go

North Road
Annfield Plain
County Durham

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Address: North Road  Annfield Plain  Stanley  County Durham

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