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Welcome to Pelaw Library
Welcome to Pelaw Library

Pelaw Library is at the hub of this village community. There is a certain charm in the lively atmosphere which appeals to both young and old. Our staff are always happy to help with any enquiry.

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:

  • A broad collection of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages
  • Daily newspapers
  • PCs with access to the Internet, email, scanning facilities and Microsoft Office for a small annual fee
  • Local Studies books
  • Audio Books
  • Photocopier
  • Books in large print
  • Children's Library
  • Parents collection
  • Council Information
  • Tourist Information
  • Felling Local History Society meets here September to April on the last Thursday of the month at 7pm
  • Councillors Ward Surgeries: first and fourth Saturdays of the month 11am - 12 noon
  • Coffee Morning on Wednesday from 10am - 11am
  • Holiday activities and events for children
  • School visits from St. Albans Primary, Bill Quay Primary and Wardley Primary
  • To find out what's happening in Libraries throughout Gateshead, check our Events Diary, Learning, Readers' Groups and Regular Activities pages

Address: Pelaw Library, Joicey Street, Pelaw, Gateshead NE10 0QS
Tel: 0191 433 6409
Fax: 0191 433 6410


Access for wheelchair users
Automatic doors
On-street parking

Getting here
How to reach us by car:
Travel from Gateshead along the Felling Bypass. At the Heworth roundabout, take the first exit. Travel along this road for approximately 0.5 mile. The library is situated just off the main road opposite Aldi store

Reaching us by Metro
Pelaw Metro Station is nearby

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Events this week
Mon Jan 22, 2018 - Mon Jan 29, 2018
They Danced, They Drank, They Built a Reservoir

They Danced, They Drank, They Built a Reservoir

19:00 Thu Jan 25, 2018
Local history talk @ Pelaw...

They Danced, They Drank, They Built a Reservoir

National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week

10:00 Sat Jan 27, 2018 - Fri Feb 2, 2018
Celebrate stories with us @ various libraries

National Storytelling Week



Free to download here...
Computer courses plus...
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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...
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...

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

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