Our libraries regularly hold activities and events.
Come and join our fun, lively sessions of songs, rhymes and actions.
City Library every Wednesday: 10.00am - 10.30am. Suggested donation £2, no need to book.
Washington Town Centre Library every Tuesday: 10.00 am- 10.30am. Suggested donation £2, no need to book.
Houghton le Spring Library every Tuesday: 9.30am - 10.15am. Suggested donation £2, no need to book.
Learn how to investigate your family history with a short introduction to ancestry.
Houghton le Spring Library every Thursday 10.00am - 12.00noon Please book in advance by contacting Houghton-le Spring Library.
City Library every Thursday 2.30pm - 3.00pm and 3.00pm-3.30pm. Please book in advance by contacting City Library @ Museum and Winter Gardens.
Join a reading group for a lively discussion. New members are always welcome. Just come along, no need to book.
Reading groups meeting at City Library
Back on the Map Reading Group meets on the third Friday of the month 10.00am - 12.00noon.
City Library @ Museum and Winter Gardens Reading Group meets on the last Wednesday of every month from 5.00pm-6.00pm.
Reading groups meeting at Houghton le Spring Library
Coalfield reading group meets every first Wednesday of the month 2pm - 3pm.
Houghton reading group meets every fourth Monday from 2pm - 3pm.
Reading groups meeting at Washington Town Centre Library
Washington Town Centre Morning Reading Group meets on the last Thursday of month from 10.30 to 11.30am.
Washington Town Centre Evening Reading Group meets on the first Wednesday of month from 5.45 to 6.45pm.
Coalfield writers group
Houghton le Spring Library meets every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month 1.30pm - 3.30pm.
Information about special events including the Library Literature Festival which takes place each October, the Summer Reading Challenge and school holiday activities is updated regularly on our Twitter page @Slibraries Why not follow us to keep up to date?