Stockton Central Library

Stockton Central Library is the largest public library serving the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees. The ground floor incorporates Stockton Borough Council's Customer Service Centre and Cashiers, the adult lending library and the children's library.

The first floor houses the Reference Library which is the main reference department for the Borough, the Family History Suite, the Computer Suite which offers free internet and WiFi access and also the 'Starbooks' Cafe.

The Jim Cooke Conference Suite can be booked for meetings and events.

 

Upcoming Events

Gadget Help Sessions

Stockton Central Library

Get the most from your technology and book a help session with our IT Learning Support Assistant.

Fri 26 Apr

Baby and Toddler

Stockton Central Library

A fun play session with toys followed by story and nursery rhyme session.

Tue 23 Apr

Hearing Loss?

Stockton Central Library

It’s never too early to start looking after your hearing. Join Rachel Shafto, Community Support Officer for Action on Hearing Loss for an informal coffee and chat group.

Wed 15 May

Rhymetime

Stockton Central Library

Help your child learn and sing selected nursery rhymes using props and instruments in this fun musical hour.

Fri 19 Apr

Chess For All

Stockton Central Library

Learn to play or perfect your moves. Whether you’re a beginner or grandmaster come along and play!

Sat 20 Apr

Introduction to Family History

Stockton Central Library

Are you interested in researching your family history?

Wed 15 May

Introduction to Family History

Stockton Central Library

Are you interested in researching your family history?

Wed 15 May

Stockton Family History Group

Stockton Central Library

This is a chance to talk and compare notes and experiences with other local genealogists.

Tue 14 May

Scottish Family History Group

Stockton Central Library

If you have Scottish ancestry come along to our informal Scottish Family History Group at Stockton Reference Library

Tue 23 Apr

Coding Club

Stockton Central Library

Find out how to use Code and create your own computer games, websites and other exciting things!

Sat 20 Apr

Short Intros Book Group

Stockton Central Library

Each month A Very Short Reading Group meet and decide whether we were enlightened, entertained, bemused or befuddled...

Tue 30 Apr

Books and Banter

Stockton Central Library

Join us on the first and third Wednesday of the month for free informative and illustrated talks, topical discussions and guest speakers.

Wed 01 May

Books and Banter

Stockton Central Library

Join us on the first and third Wednesday of the month for free informative and illustrated talks, topical discussions and guest speakers.

Wed 15 May

Books and Banter

Stockton Central Library

Join us on the first and third Wednesday of the month for free informative and illustrated talks, topical discussions and guest speakers.

Wed 05 Jun

Books and Banter

Stockton Central Library

Join us on the first and third Wednesday of the month for free informative and illustrated talks, topical discussions and guest speakers.

Wed 19 Jun

SaturdaySuperMakers!

Stockton Central Library

Create something fabulous with Stockton Central Library's Arty Angie!

Sat 20 Apr

History Wardrobe Presents ' Goodnight Sweet Dreams'

Stockton Central Library

A hilarious new history of bedtime. We’ll explore boudoir glamour, bedtime stories, the science of sleep and the rise of the Duvet Day.

Wed 24 Apr

Opening Hours

Monday
8.30 - 18.00
Tuesday
8.30 - 20.00
Wednesday
8.30 - 18.00
Thursday
8.30 - 20.00
Friday
8.30 - 18.00
Saturday
9.30 - 16.00
Sunday
Closed - Closed

Location

Stockton Central Library and Customer Service Centre, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1TU