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Whickham Library

Welcome to Whickham Library
Welcome to Whickham Library

Situated in the heart of the village, Whickham Library is very much part of the community, offering a wide range of books and services delivered by friendly helpful people.

Opening Hours

Monday: 9.00am - 7.00pm
Tuesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am - 7.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 1.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 1.00pm

Christmas and New Year Closing

Closed on Saturday 23rd December, Monday 25th - Tuesday 26th December and Monday 1st January 2018.

Note: this cannot be confirmed until Wednesday 6 December and may change at that point.

The Library offers:

  • PCs with access to the Internet, email and Microsoft Office for a small annual fee
  • Audio books
  • Fax
  • Free Wifi
  • Photocopying service
  • Local History photographs and maps
  • Council Information
  • Community room for hire
  • Councillors' Ward Surgeries:
    Whickham North & Whickham South 10 -11am, fourth Saturday of the month; Dunston Hill & Whickham East 6 - 7pm, first Tuesday of the month.
  • To find out what's happening in Libraries throughout Gateshead, check our Events Diary, Learning, Readers' Groups and Regular Activities pages


Whickham Library, St. Mary's Green, Whickham,

Newcastle Upon Tyne NE16 4DN
Tel: 0191 433 6424
Fax: 0191 433 6425


Access for wheelchair users
Automatic doors
Parking nearby

How to reach us by car
Situated on main road in Whickham - in shopping precinct beside Lloyds Bank

For a full list of events, check our EVENTS DIARY

No upcoming events



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

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