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Welcome to Blaydon Library
Welcome to Blaydon Library

Library Opening Hours
Mon: 9.00am - 7.00pm
Tue: 9.00am - 7.00pm
Wed: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thur: 9.00am - 7.00pm
Fri: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sat: 9.00am - 1.00pm

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
  • Free Public computer service with access to the internet, scanning facilities, word-processing and other Office packages
  • Talking books on CD & MP3
  • Photocopying
  • Fax
  • Council information
  • Local history information and photographs
  • Bookable half hour one-to-one Computer Surgeries
  • Free phone to council services
  • Readers' Groups, adult and children's events, 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
Room Hire
We have a community room available for hire fitted with a small kitchen area, accessible toilet, screen & free wifi. Please contact the library for more information or download our booking form on the right

Address: 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: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tue: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wed: 9.00am - 3.45pm
Thur: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Fri: 9.00am - 4.35pm

For a full list of events, check our EVENTS DIARY

Events this day
Thu May 23, 2019
Elmer Rhymetime

Elmer Rhymetime

09:30 Mon May 20, 2019 - Fri May 24, 2019
Celebrate 30 years of Elmer @ various libraries...

Elmer Rhymetime



eBooks and eAudioBooks
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 and 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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