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Blaydon Library

Welcome to Blaydon Library
Welcome to Blaydon Library

Gateshead Council @ Blaydon offers access to Blaydon Library and a full range of council services. Staff are happy to help you with any enquiry.

Library Opening Hours
Mon 9.00-7.00
Tues 9.00-7.00
Wed 9.00-5.00
Thurs 9.00-7.00
Fri 9.00-5.00
Sat 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

The Library Service offers

  • Large selection of fiction and non-fiction books
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Public computer service with access to the internet, scanning facilities, word-processing and other Office packages for a small annual fee
  • Over 2000 CDs
  • Talking books on cassette and CD
  • Photocopying
  • Fax
  • Council information
  • Tourist information
  • Local history information and photographs
  • Bookable ICT training sessions for beginners
  • Free phone to council services
  • Community room for hire
  • Readers' Groups, rhymetimes & storytimes
  • Free WI-FI
  • Citizens’ Advice Bureau sessions: Every Thursday - please ring Blaydon for details
  • To find out what's happening in Libraries throughout Gateshead, check our Events Diary, Learning, Readers' Groups and Regular Activities pages

Blaydon Library, Wesley Court, Blaydon, Tyne and Wear, NE21 5BT
Tel: 0191 433 6201
Fax: 0191 433 6206


Access for wheelchair users
Automatic doors
Public parking spaces

How to reach us by car
Follow the signs to Blaydon. Park in the shopping centre car park. The library is at the end of the shopping centre nearest to the car park.

Housing Office opening hours
Mon 9.00-5.00
Tues 9.00-5.00
Wed 9.00-3.45
Thurs 9.00-5.00
Fri 9.00-4.35

Payments counter opening hours
Mon 9.00-4.30
Tues 9.00-4.30
Wed 9.00-3.15
Thurs 9.00-4.30
Fri 9.00-4.00

For a full list of events, check our EVENTS DIARY

Events this month
June 2016
Buying a Tablet?

Buying a Tablet?

14:00 Mon Jun 13, 2016 - Thu Jun 16, 2016
Tablet taster sessions @ various libraries...

Buying a Tablet?



Free to download here...
Computer courses plus...
Read all about it...
For lists of our favourite things including lovely new books, CDs & DVDs...


Children & Family Readers' Groups
Reading together is fun...
Computer Surgeries
FREE help with email & the Internet at your local library...
Download our Library App
For information at your fingertips...
Local History Groups & Societies in Gateshead
Details & contact information...
Readers' Groups
Come and join us...
Rhymetimes and Storytimes
Fun for under fives at your local library...
Winlaton Forge
Dominating the NE 18th C iron manufacturing trade...

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

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