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Our libraries and St Mary's Heritage Centre run a varied programme of events throughout the year for people of all ages, in addition to our Learning opportunities, Regular Activities and Reading Groups, which have their own diary pages.

You can also find details of our forthcoming events on the Council's BOX OFFICE
t: 0191 433 8420
e: libraries@gateshead.gov.uk


We look forward to seeing you soon.



Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

09:00 Mon Jul 17, 2017 - Sat Sep 2, 2017
All summer @ All locations

Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge Volunteering

Summer Reading Challenge Volunteering

09:00 Mon Jul 17, 2017 - Sat Sep 2, 2017
Opportunities for people aged 13-24

Summer Reading Challenge Volunteering

Meet & Make with the Baltic

Meet & Make with the Baltic

11:28 Sat Jul 22, 2017 - Sat Dec 16, 2017
Baltic is bringing their artists to us!

Meet & Make with the Baltic

Peg Day: Have Pegs of Fun

Peg Day: Have Pegs of Fun

11:00 Mon Jul 31, 2017 - Wed Aug 30, 2017
@various libraries...

Peg Day: Have Pegs of Fun

Beebots Challenge

Beebots Challenge

11:00 Tue Aug 1, 2017 - Fri Aug 25, 2017
@ various locations...

Beebots Challenge

Maker Mornings: Extinct Animals

Maker Mornings: Extinct Animals

11:00 Wed Aug 2, 2017 - Thu Aug 31, 2017
Junk Modelling @ Central

Maker Mornings: Extinct Animals

Scribble-Spiders

Scribble-Spiders

10:30 Tue Aug 8, 2017 - Thu Aug 24, 2017
Making robots @ Central

Scribble-Spiders

Animation on Location

Animation on Location

10:30 Thu Aug 24, 2017
Digital Makings @ Central

Animation on Location

Modelling Animation

Modelling Animation

09:30 Thu Aug 31, 2017
Digital Makings @ Central

Modelling Animation

Save Party

Save Party

19:00 Fri Sep 1, 2017
video game party @ Central

Save Party

Developing a Gateshead Creative Hub

Developing a Gateshead Creative Hub

09:30 Sat Sep 2, 2017
Brainstorming @ Central

Developing a Gateshead Creative Hub

Animal Agents

Animal Agents

10:30 Sat Sep 2, 2017
Medal Winners’ Celebration @ Central

Animal Agents

Saint or Sinner: A Look at Two WW1 Soldiers

Saint or Sinner: A Look at Two WW1 Soldiers

14:00 Tue Sep 5, 2017
Local History Talk @ Birtley...

Saint or Sinner: A Look at Two WW1 Soldiers

Celebrating Reading

Celebrating Reading

10:30 Thu Sep 7, 2017
Read a book today because...

Celebrating Reading

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days

11:00 Thu Sep 7, 2017
Central Library Guided Tour

Heritage Open Days

Books Through The Decades – 1920s

Books Through The Decades – 1920s

19:30 Thu Sep 7, 2017
Library Lates @ Central

Books Through The Decades – 1920s

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days

10:00 Sat Sep 9, 2017
Winlaton Forge Open Morning

Heritage Open Days

National Dementia Carers' Day

National Dementia Carers' Day

10:30 Mon Sep 11, 2017
Become a Dementia friend...

National Dementia Carers' Day

Meet Nuala Ellwood

Meet Nuala Ellwood

19:00 Thu Sep 14, 2017
Author visit @ Central

Meet Nuala Ellwood

Mini Meerkats @ Chopwell

Mini Meerkats @ Chopwell

14:30 Tue Sep 19, 2017 - Tue Apr 24, 2018
Join in our NEW Mini Meerkat sessions

Mini Meerkats @ Chopwell

Mini Meerkats @ Crawcrook

Mini Meerkats @ Crawcrook

14:15 Thu Sep 21, 2017 - Thu Apr 26, 2018
Join in our NEW Mini Meerkat sessions

Mini Meerkats @ Crawcrook

An Evening with Emma Chapman

An Evening with Emma Chapman

19:00 Thu Sep 21, 2017
Author visit @ Central

An Evening with Emma Chapman

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

10:00 Wed Sep 27, 2017 - Fri Sep 29, 2017
Coffee mornings @ various locations

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day

09:00 Thu Sep 28, 2017
Pop-up poetry @ Central

National Poetry Day

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

10:00 Thu Sep 28, 2017
Additional needs awareness @ Central

A Helping Hand

A Dickens of a Tale

A Dickens of a Tale

19:00 Thu Sep 28, 2017
Local History talk @ Pelaw...

A Dickens of a Tale

Humphrey's Pyjama Week

Humphrey's Pyjama Week

09:30 Mon Oct 2, 2017 - Fri Oct 6, 2017
fundraising @ various locations

Humphrey's Pyjama Week

The History of Sweets

The History of Sweets

14:00 Tue Oct 3, 2017
Talk @ Birtley...

The History of Sweets

Express Yourself!

Express Yourself!

10:30 Thu Oct 5, 2017
We’re celebrating poetry @ Blaydon

Express Yourself!

Books Through The Decades – 1930s

Books Through The Decades – 1930s

19:30 Thu Oct 5, 2017
Library Lates @ Central

Books Through The Decades – 1930s

eDay6

eDay6

10:00 Sat Oct 7, 2017
Tech fun for all ages @ Central

eDay6

National Libraries Week

National Libraries Week

09:00 Mon Oct 9, 2017 - Sat Oct 14, 2017
9-14 October @ all locations

National Libraries Week

Women in Power

Women in Power

18:30 Tue Oct 10, 2017
Talk by Meredith Towne @ Central

Women in Power

Local History Bite-size

Local History Bite-size

14:00 Wed Oct 11, 2017 - Sat Oct 21, 2017
Tracing Gateshead Servicemen @ various libraries

Local History Bite-size

Meet Nancy Revell

Meet Nancy Revell

14:00 Thu Oct 12, 2017
Come along and meet Nancy @ various libraries

Meet Nancy Revell

Poetry Workshop

Poetry Workshop

14:00 Mon Oct 16, 2017
With Anna Woodford @ Central

Poetry Workshop

The Life and Works of Willy Russell

The Life and Works of Willy Russell

14:30 Tue Oct 17, 2017
A talk @ Central

The Life and Works of Willy Russell

Widdershins & Witch Trials

Widdershins & Witch Trials

19:00 Tue Oct 17, 2017
Author Helen Steadman @ Central

Widdershins & Witch Trials

Anime Attacks 7

Anime Attacks 7

10:00 Sat Oct 21, 2017
Annual Anime event @ Central

Anime Attacks 7

History Wardrobe Presents...

History Wardrobe Presents...

18:30 Tue Oct 24, 2017
The Red Ribbon novel @ Central

History Wardrobe Presents...

The Big Juice Read

The Big Juice Read

09:00 Thu Oct 26, 2017
Juice Festival @ various locations

The Big Juice Read

Death to Culture

Death to Culture

16:00 Thu Oct 26, 2017
Explore young adult books @ Central

Death to Culture

Happy Halloween Rhymetime

Happy Halloween Rhymetime

10:00 Fri Oct 27, 2017
Rhymetime @ Central

Happy Halloween Rhymetime

Horrible Halloween!

Horrible Halloween!

16:30 Tue Oct 31, 2017
Gathering in the garden @ Central

Horrible Halloween!

Hug a Bear Day

Hug a Bear Day

14:15 Thu Nov 2, 2017
Bring your bears along to join in the fun

Hug a Bear Day

Christmas Selling Evening

Christmas Selling Evening

17:00 Thu Nov 2, 2017
Browse our gift shop @ Central

Christmas Selling Evening

Library Lates: 1940's

Library Lates: 1940's

19:30 Thu Nov 2, 2017
After hours event @ Central

Library Lates: 1940's

Zombie Run

Zombie Run

18:00 Fri Nov 3, 2017
Zombie fun @ Central

Zombie Run

Children's Book Week

Children's Book Week

09:00 Mon Nov 13, 2017 - Fri Nov 17, 2017
All libraries in Gateshead

Children's Book Week

Nursery rhyme week

Nursery rhyme week

09:30 Mon Nov 13, 2017 - Fri Nov 17, 2017
Various locations

Nursery rhyme week

Northern Children's Book Festival

Northern Children's Book Festival

09:00 Sat Nov 18, 2017
Various locations around the North East

Northern Children's Book Festival

Geek Craft Fayre

Geek Craft Fayre

14:00 Sat Nov 18, 2017
geek crafts @ Central

Geek Craft Fayre

Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O'Hara

14:30 Thu Nov 23, 2017
A talk @ Central

Maureen O'Hara

Get your Christmas on!

Get your Christmas on!

10:00 Sat Dec 2, 2017
Lots of activities in various libraries

Get your Christmas on!

Santa Saturdays

Santa Saturdays

10:30 Sat Dec 2, 2017 - Sat Dec 23, 2017
Christmas crafts @ Central

Santa Saturdays

Christmas Library Lates in the afternoon

Christmas Library Lates in the afternoon

14:00 Thu Dec 7, 2017
Festive Readings @ Central

Christmas Library Lates in the afternoon

Friends Like Us

Friends Like Us

14:00 Thu Dec 7, 2017
Community Christmas Party @ Central

Friends Like Us

Jolly Jingle Bells

Jolly Jingle Bells

09:30 Mon Dec 18, 2017 - Fri Dec 22, 2017
Festive family rhymetimes @ various libraries

Jolly Jingle Bells

Rudolph's Rhymetime Christmas Party

Rudolph's Rhymetime Christmas Party

10:00 Fri Dec 22, 2017
Rhymetime @ Central

Rudolph's Rhymetime Christmas Party





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