Please note: owing to the position on Covid 19 and the Coronavirus, some organisations and venues will be closed, some will deliver their services differently. You can find the organisation website address on InformationNOW and visit their site for updates.
Library services include:
- books, magazines and newspapers
- free computer, internet and Wi-Fi access
- printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
- storytime Fridays at 2pm (term-time only)
- work club Fridays 10:30am to 12pm
West Newcastle Picture History Collection
The West Newcastle Picture History Collection is based in West End Library and is accessible to all. There are around 17,000 images and maps of the West End, including Benwell, Elswick and Scotswood. The collection includes a large selection of images by Jimmy Forsyth, but also covers other west end wards in detail. Ask a member of staff in advance for access on a Wednesday, Friday and Saturday for unaided research; volunteers are present to help with enquiries on Mondays between 10am and 4pm.
This is a designated Safe Place for people with learning disabilities.
Newcastle City Council Switchboard
Monday 10am to 6pm
Wednesday 10am to 2pm
Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 2pm (only library open)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Last updated: December 18, 2019