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August Bank Holiday – Monday 29 August 2016

Bank holiday

Bill Bryson Library will be open on the Bank Holiday on Monday 29 August with limited opening hours of 09:00-17:00 and a limited staff service available throughout the day.

Business School Library will be open on the Bank Holiday on Monday 29 August with swipe card access only.

Queens Campus Library and Leazes Road Library will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 29 August.

(24 Aug 2016) » More about August Bank Holiday – Monday 29 August 2016


Magna Carta exhibition and Library’s induction week win Marketing Excellence Awards

In the 2016 CILIP PPRG Marketing Excellence Awards, Palace Green Library has won the Gold Award for the Magna Carta and the Changing Face of Revolt exhibition and Durham University Library won the Silver Award for the Harry Potter inspired induction week. Congratulations to all involved!

(22 Jun 2016)


Summer vacation opening hours

Summer vacation

During the summer vacation, opening hours differ from normal term time hours. Please ensure that you check our opening times before you visit any library location.

(26 May 2016) » More about Summer vacation opening hours


Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front

Somme 1916

100 years on, this commemorative exhibition will explore the reality of the Battle of the Somme through the eyes of the people from County Durham who were there.

During the First World War, battle after battle was fought by the British Army on the Western Front in Belgium and France.

A century later, the Battle of the Somme stands out as one of the largest offensives of World War I. With over 1 million casualties, the popular view of the offensive is of brave young soldiers and callous generals, doomed attacks and senseless slaughter.

(4 Mar 2016) » More about Somme 1916: From Durham to the Western Front