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

Baby and Toddler

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

Tue 18 Jun

Hearing Loss?

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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 Jun

Rhymetime

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

Fri 21 Jun

Chess For All

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

Sat 22 Jun

Introduction to Family History

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Are you interested in researching your family history?

Wed 26 Jun

Stockton Family History Group

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

Tue 09 Jul

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 Jun

Coding Club

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

Sat 22 Jun

Short Intros Book Group

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

Tue 25 Jun

Books and Banter

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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

Suspense and Intrigue: An Audience With Lisa Jewell and T.J. Stimson

Stockton Central Library

Come along and enjoy an exciting evening with bestselling psychological thriller authors Lisa Jewell and T.J. Stimson.

Wed 19 Jun

An Evening With Crime Author Stephen Booth

Stockton Central Library

Crime novelist Stephen Booth talks about the latest bestseller in his award-winning Ben Cooper and Diane Fry series, Fall Down Dead

Thu 20 Jun

Door-to-Door Poetry (The Show) with Rowan McCabe

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What do you think would happen if you knocked on a stranger’s door and offered to write them a poem?

Fri 21 Jun

Google Digital Garage Bus comes to Stockton-on-Tees

Stockton Central Library

Come and learn how to harness the power of the internet to grow your business, develop new vocational skills or grow your confidence online

Wed 03 Jul

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