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Welcome to Crawcrook Library
Welcome to Crawcrook Library

Opening Hours
Monday: 9.00 - 5.00
Tuesday: 9.00 - 5.00
Wednesday: 9.00 - 1.00
Thursday: 9.00 - 7.00
Friday: 9.00 - 5.00
Saturday: 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 to borrow
  • PCs with free access to the Internet, e-mail, scanning facilities, word-processing and other Office packages
  • Talking books
  • Photocopying
  • Fax
  • Council information
  • Local history information and photographs
  • Councillors’ ward surgeries - First Saturday of every month 10-11am
  • Bookable ICT training sessions for beginners
  • Coffee morning every Wednesday 10am - 12noon
  • Children's activities
  • Regular Rhymetime for under 5s every Friday morning at 10am
  • Mini Meerkats: stories, rhymes and activities for under 5s every Tuesday afternoon 2.15pm
  • To find out what's happening in Libraries throughout Gateshead, check our Events Diary, Learning, Readers' Groups and Regular Activities pages
Help support and promote your local library by becoming a Friend of Crawcrook Library. Ask the library staff for details.

Address: Crawcrook Library, Main Street, Crawcrook, Tyne and Wear NE40 4NB
Tel: 0191 413 8164
Fax: 0191 413 1433


Access for wheelchair users
Automatic doors
Public parking spaces

How to reach us by car
Crawcrook Library is a distinctive modern gabled building with large windows and green metalworking. It is on the main road (B6317) that runs through Crawcrook Village. Travelling from Ryton, it is located on the right before the main shopping centre

We look forward to seeing you soon!

For a full list of events, check our EVENTS DIARY

Upcoming Events
Santa Songs & Reindeer Rhymes

Santa Songs & Reindeer Rhymes

09:30 Mon Dec 17, 2018 - Fri Dec 21, 2018
Festive rhymetimes @ various libraries...

Santa Songs & Reindeer Rhymes

Christmas Coffee Mornings

Christmas Coffee Mornings

10:00 Mon Dec 17, 2018 - Wed Dec 19, 2018
All welcome @ various libraries...

Christmas Coffee Mornings

Art of Relaxation

Art of Relaxation

14:15 Mon Jan 28, 2019 - Mon Feb 4, 2019
Unwind & relax using creative apps @ various libraries

Art of Relaxation



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...
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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