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Newcastle Libraries

Newcastle Libraries have a phased reopening throughout April 2021.  Check each individual library for their re-opening date.

Library services in Newcastle are delivered through a network of 14 libraries.  All Newcastle libraries offer superb facilities with staff on hand to help with any enquiry.  Facilities available at all libraries include a range of books, free computer access and a wide range of newspapers and magazines.  City Library hosts a collection of DVDs and Blu-Ray discs. Storytime sessions and other children’s events and activities are also available.

If you need access to a wide range of online material to cover everything from passing your driving theory test to using specialist encyclopaedias, you can do so from the comfort of your home using the 24 hour library available at

Use the library service as your one-stop-shop for all your information needs.  If you haven’t visited the libraries recently you’ll be surprised at what is on offer.  Some host Councillor surgeries.

Many of the libraries are involved in the Reading well on prescription service produced by the Reading Agency.

Books available include:

All of Newcastle Libraries are a designated Safe Place for people with learning disabilities.


Contact details

Main Telephone: 0191 277 4100




Cost: Free

Newcastle City Library
Charles Avison Building
33 New Bridge Street West
Newcastle upon Tyne

54.9749 -1.61039

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Last updated: April 16, 2021

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