Libraries, museums and galleries
Sunderland Libraries Literature Festival 2017
Our annual celebration of the written word has something for everyone with highlights including the Quiet Compere, Nancy Revell and Spectral Visions Book Launch.
Events and activities in libraries
Things to see and do in your local libraries - new events and activities for 2017.
Sunderland on Film Take 2
A selection of archive film footage, revealing fascinating scenes from Sunderland's history.
Libraries in Sunderland
Locations and opening hours for your local libraries.
Library services for children and young people
Information about services aimed at children and young people in our libraries.
Library services - information
Information about how to access and make the most of library services in Sunderland.
Digital library services
Sunderland's libraries provide free access to a number of digital services, giving you access to a wide range of up-to-date sources of information, including eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks.
Reading and reader development
The main aim of reader development is to enhance reading experiences and open up choices to all.
Museums and galleries
Sunderland boasts a number of fantastic museums and galleries including Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens..
Local history and heritage
The Local Studies Centre is situated on the first floor of the City Library and Arts Centre and is dedicated to the collection of local information, including local and family history.
Libraries - health information
Sunderland Libraries provide a variety of health information for you. There are books to borrow, leaflets to take away and information on organisations that offer help and advice.
Books on Prescription
Helping you to understand and manage your health problems.