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August | Sat 4th | 10:00

Visit to Palace Green Library, Durham (members only) £2

Join Dr Michael Stansfield, Deputy Head of Archives and Special Collections,
who will lead you on a tour of Palace Green Library, including Cosin’s Library and the reading room. You will also have the opportunity to view the archaeology and Durham Light Infantry Collection galleries.

You may wish to end your visit by going to the current exhibition Bodies of Evidence: How science unearthed Durham’s dark secret. (£7.50/£6.50).

Make your own way to and from Durham's Palace Green Library.

Meet at the Library Reception area at 10am.


Maximum 2 places per member. £2 to be paid in advance. Please call or call in to reserve your place.




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As a member you can borrow most books published after 1850 (but not all at once). You can also access wi-fi in the Library and benefit from priority booking at some events. By joining the Lit & Phil, you are also supporting this wonderful institution, so thank you!

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 Check if we have that book you've been looking for. You don't need to be a member to search the catalogue; search by title, author, keyword or subject. Members can then reserve the book to collect later.