Palace Green Library

Palace Green
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 334 2932

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Palace Green Library


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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  • SaraBourque
    Towanda, Illinois
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Exhibition and Talk
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 15th November 2018
    I really enjoyed the Bodies of Evidence exhibition at Palace Green Library. It is definitely worth a visit if you're interested in history. I also was able to attend a talk about the Battle of... Read full review
  • awayaday
    Trip Type:
    Not a great cafe
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 26th November 2018
    Library and front desk staff are really friendly and helpful, and knowledgeable about current and planned exhibitions in the museum. It's a shame you can't say the same about the café staff. I... Read full review
  • beckyb517
    Doncaster, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 3rd December 2018
    Some interesting exhibitions here! Nice place to visit for a short time! Would recommend if visiting Durham. Read full review

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Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday09:00 - 17:00

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Palace Green Library: Patriotic PostersVisit our Durham Light Infantry gallery this weekend and make a Patriotic Poster using our stamping tools.
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Saturday, 9th February 2019 - Sunday, 10th February 2019

Palace Green Library: Super Sea ShellsPeople throughout history have used shells for many different uses, some people believe that shells can capture your voice.
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Saturday, 16th February 2019 - Sunday, 17th February 2019

Palace Green Library: Party BlowersYou always need a party blower at a celebration! Celebrate our exhibition and make your own party blower. 
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Tuesday, 19th February 2019 - Tuesday, 19th February 2019

Palace Green Library: Half-Term Bubble ArtThis half-term join us for some bubble art fun! Inspired by our exhibition, Catch Your Breath, blow the bubbles and make them pop to create your masterpiece. 
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Saturday, 23rd February 2019 - Sunday, 24th February 2019

Palace Green Library: Catch Your WordsWrite a letter to your lungs, what have you got to thank them for? Why are they so important to us?
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Saturday, 2nd March 2019 - Sunday, 3rd March 2019

Palace Green Library: Brilliant BadgesCelebrate our exhibition, Catch Your Breath, and make a brilliant badge inspired by what you have seen. 
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Saturday, 16th March 2019 - Sunday, 17th March 2019

Palace Green Library: Wonderful WindmillsWe can use our breath as energy to power machines. Why not make a windmill and spin it round with your breath!
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Saturday, 23rd March 2019 - Sunday, 24th March 2019

Palace Green Library: Plumes and Pom PomsThe soldiers of Durham Light Infantry often decorated their hats with pom poms.
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Saturday, 30th March 2019 - Sunday, 31st March 2019

Palace Green Library: Rocking RomansThe Romans loved to adorn their walls with beautiful mosaics.
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Saturday, 9th March 2019 - Sunday, 10th March 2019

Palace Green Library: Perfect PoetryOur Library houses many amazing books, including poetry books. Make your own poem inspired by our library. 
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