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Behind the façade: innovation and tradition in Cosin’s Library

Cosin's Library Palace Green, Durham

Did you know that Cosin’s Library is possibly the earliest public library in the North-East? Or that Cosin's library design was quite revolutionary for seventeenth-century England? We are opening Cosin's Library after hours for one evening only. Join Danielle Westerhof, our Rare Books Curator, for one of four 10-minute introductory talks. You will learn why […]

The Good Books: An installation by Sofia Barton and Lady Kitt

Cosin's Library Palace Green, Durham

Detail of The Good Books. Volume 1: Just Bants. Image courtesy of the artist (click on the image for a detailed image description) As part of the annual Summer in […]