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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


Please check our News section for any changes to our regular opening hours, including bank holiday weekends, Christmas and staff training


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)



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
  • Regular Events and Activities for all ages, check out What's On
  • Bewicks Coffee Shop for light refreshments
  • For events, Learning opportunities and Regular Activities in Libraries throughout Gateshead, see our What's On pages


Room Hire

Community rooms are available for hire at affordable rates along with the Caedmon Hall for larger events. Room hire rates are available to download at the side of the page.

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!







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Deaf Resources
Books, DVDs and much more for our Deaf users
eBooks
Free to download here...
Information Services
Enquiries, Local & Family History, Tourist Information...
Learning
Computer courses plus...
Library Services for Visually Impaired People
Find out more...
Music and Film
From the Sound Gallery...
What's On
Everything from from Cosplay & Crafts to Author visits & help with IT...





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Community Rooms for Hire (pdf)
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Room hire costs at Central Library

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Gateshead Central Library
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LN
Tel: 0191 433 8410

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