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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

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
  • Videophone
  • Community room for hire
  • Readers' groups and rhymetimes

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.

Regular meetings and Events

  • Citizens’ Advice Bureau sessions: Every Thursday - please ring Blaydon for details
  • Information, advice and guidance network: Every Tuesday morning. Appointments can be arranged through Blaydon job centre

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

Blaydon Library News & Events
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Be Online 2015

Be Online 2015

Computer Surgeries

Computer Surgeries

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Computer Surgeries
Winlaton Forge

Winlaton Forge

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Winlaton Forge
Rhymetimes and Storytimes

Rhymetimes and Storytimes

Fun for under fives at your local library...
Rhymetimes and Storytimes
Local History Groups & Societies in Gateshead

Local History Groups & Societies in Gateshead

Details & contact information...
Local History Groups & Societies in Gateshead
Children & Family Readers' Groups

Children & Family Readers' Groups

Reading together is fun...
Children & Family Readers' Groups
Readers' Groups

Readers' Groups

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Readers' Groups



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

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