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Welcome to Blaydon Library
Welcome to Blaydon Library

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 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 fitted with a small kitchen area, accessible toilet, screen & free wifi available for hire. 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 9.00-5.00
Tues 9.00-5.00
Wed 9.00-3.45
Thurs 9.00-5.00
Fri 9.00-4.35

For a full list of events, check our EVENTS DIARY

Events this day
Wed Oct 18, 2017
Meet & Make with the Baltic

Meet & Make with the Baltic

11:28 Sat Jul 22, 2017 - Sat Dec 16, 2017
Baltic is bringing their artists to us!

Meet & Make with the Baltic

Local History Bite-size

Local History Bite-size

14:00 Wed Oct 11, 2017 - Sat Oct 21, 2017
Tracing Gateshead Servicemen @ various libraries

Local History Bite-size



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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