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Chopwell Library

Welcome to Chopwell Library
Welcome to Chopwell Library

Opening Hours

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 9am - 1pm

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:

  • Good selection of fiction and non-fiction books
  • Free Public computer service with access to the internet, scanning facilities, e-mail, word-processing and other Office packages
  • Half hour Computer Surgeries & beginners one-to-one sessions can be booked in advance.
  • Free WiFi
  • Talking books
  • Photocopying
  • Fax
  • Council information
  • Local history information and photographs
  • Readers' group meets monthly
  • Mini Meerkats: stories, rhymes and activities for under 5s coming soon!
  • Knit & Natter group every Monday afternoon
  • To find out what's happening in Libraries throughout Gateshead, check our Events Diary, Learning, Readers' Groups and Regular Activities pages

Derwent Street, Chopwell, Tyne and Wear NE17 7HS
Tel: 01207 561379
Fax: 01207 560572


Access for wheelchair users
Automatic doors
Public parking spaces

How to reach us by car
From Gateshead take the A1 west. Take the A694 to Hamsterley for about 7 miles. Turn right when signposted to Chopwell

We look forward to seeing you soon!

For a full list of events, check our EVENTS DIARY

Upcoming Events
Maker Morning

Maker Morning

10:00 Thu Apr 4, 2019 - Thu Apr 18, 2019
Come along and see what we’re making @ various libraries

Maker Morning



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...


Computer Surgeries
FREE help with email and the Internet at your local library...
Download our Library App
For information at your fingertips...
Readers' Groups
Come and join us...
Rhymetimes and Storytimes
Fun for under fives at your local library...

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

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