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Welcome to Central Library
Welcome to Central Library

Opening Hours:
Monday: 9.00-7.00
Tuesday: 9.00-7.00
Wednesday: 9.00-5.00
Thursday: 9.00-7.00
Friday: 9.00 -7.00
Saturday: 9.00-1.00


Telephone numbers:
0191 433 8410 (Books)

0191 433 8420 (Events: Tourist Information)

0191 433 8430 (Information Services: Local & Family History)

0191 433 8440 (Sound Gallery: CDs & DVDs)



Recently extended and refurbished, the Central Library offers:


  • A wide selection of books, talking books, newspapers and magazines
  • A specialist Local and Family History service
  • A brilliant collection of CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays from the Sound Gallery
  • Bookable PCs, with access to the internet, word-processing and other Office packages for a small annual fee
  • A lovely new children's library
  • A Teen space with wii, PCs and of course, great books
  • ICT training and taster sessions
  • A quiet study area
  • An Art Gallery with national and regional exhibitions
  • Bewicks Coffee Shop for light refreshments
  • Community rooms for hire at affordable rates

Accessibility:

Access for wheelchair users via a lift and ramp
Minicom
Accessible toilets
Staff with Sign Language skills

Induction loops
Parking for Blue Badge holders


Address: Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4LN

Tel: 0191 433 8420
Fax: 0191 433 8424
Minicom: 0191 478 4839

We look forward to seeing you soon!







Central Library Info, News & Events
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iPad or Tablet for Christmas?

iPad or Tablet for Christmas?

Two hour sessions @ Central this January...
iPad or Tablet for Christmas?
Start Ancestry Online

Start Ancestry Online

Trace your ancestors @Central 29 January...
Start Ancestry Online
Buying and Selling on eBay

Buying and Selling on eBay

Get started with eBay @Central, 8 January...
Buying and Selling on eBay
The Spirit of Chandless

The Spirit of Chandless

Various locations in Gateshead ’til Dec 4...
The Spirit of Chandless
The Devil's Angel by Kevin Brooks

The Devil's Angel by Kevin Brooks

Book reviews by Reading Activists @ Central
The Devil's Angel by Kevin Brooks
Feel Good in Gateshead

Feel Good in Gateshead

8 week yoga course @ Central...
Feel Good in Gateshead
Reading Activists of the Month

Reading Activists of the Month

Ylenia & Andrea from Central tell their story
Reading Activists of the Month
Ubisoft Reflections Event 6th April

Ubisoft Reflections Event 6th April

Sarah interviews Mark Sample from Pitbull Studio Ltd
Ubisoft Reflections Event 6th April
Rhymetimes and Storytimes

Rhymetimes and Storytimes

Fun for under fives at your local library...
Rhymetimes and Storytimes
Internet Training for Deaf People

Internet Training for Deaf People

@ Central. Find out more...
Internet Training for Deaf People
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Gateshead Central Library
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LN
Tel: 0191 433 8410

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