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Durham Inspired: Live in Lockdown

Over the last few years, Cosin’s Library has been closed to the public, whilst undergoing extensive conservation work. Come with us for a behind the scenes peek at what has been going on!

Creative bookmaking

Join our free workshop to learn the art of bookmaking, drawing inspiration from the architectural features of Cosin's Library.

Creative bookmaking

Join our free workshop to learn the art of bookmaking, drawing inspiration from the architectural features of Cosin's Library.

Sick of screens? Let’s make zines

Learn how to make zines with artist/tailor Richard Bliss and share your creations with others at our free workshop. Registration opening soon.

Music in the stacks

Explore and experience music written at around the time the library was originally built in this free workshop, using it as inspiration for your own contemporary musical masterpiece. Registration now open!

Music in the stacks

Explore and experience music written at around the time the library was originally built in this free workshop, using it as inspiration for your own contemporary musical masterpiece. Registration now open!

“I can read you like a book…”

Take 'books' out of our human library, and discover new things and stories from people you might never normally talk to. Registration opening soon.