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 21 Dec

Baby and Toddler

Stockton Central Library

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

Tue 18 Dec

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 19 Dec

Rhymetime

Stockton Central Library

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

Fri 14 Dec

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 15 Dec

Introduction to Family History

Stockton Central Library

Are you interested in researching your family history?

Wed 09 Jan

Introduction to Family History

Stockton Central Library

Are you interested in researching your family history?

Wed 20 Feb

Stockton Family History Group

Stockton Central Library

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

Tue 08 Jan

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 25 Dec

Coding Club

Stockton Central Library

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

Sat 15 Dec

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 29 Jan

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 26 Feb

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 26 Mar

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 Dec

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