Each year the cathedral welcomes a wide variety of readers, borrowers and visiting groups to its libraries. Please contact us if you would like to visit the library.
Main entrance off the south cloister of the Cathedral.
- Monday to Friday
- 9.30am - 4.45pm
- Consultation of material in the Chapter Library Historic Collections by prior appointment only
- Saturday and Sunday
- Public Holidays, additional days at Easter and Christmas and the first two full weeks of July
Please see the main Contacts page for full contact details.
- Canon Librarian
- The Reverend Canon Rosalind Brown
- Head of Collections
- Mrs Gabriel Sewell (to whom all routine enquiries should initially be addressed)
- Library Assistant
- Dr Catherine Turner (term-time only)
- Ms Hattie Crooks-Freeman
Professional advice is also provided by staff at Durham University Library and by a team of volunteers