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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 staff

Opening Hours
Monday: 9.00-7.00
Tuesday: 9.00-7.00
Wednesday: 9.00-5.00
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:

  • PCs with access to the Internet, email and Microsoft Office for a small annual fee
  • Music CDs and Audio books
  • Regular events including rhymetimes, storytimes and adult & children's activities
  • Fax
  • Free Wifi
  • Photocopying service
  • Local History photographs and maps
  • Council Information
  • Bookable ICT training sessions for beginners
  • School visits
  • Community room for hire
  • Homework help
  • Councillors' Ward Surgeries:
    Whickham North & Whickham South 10 -11am fourth Saturday of the month; Dunston Hill & Whickham East 10 -11am first Saturday of the month
  • To find out what's happening in Libraries throughout Gateshead, check our Events Diary, Learning, Readers' Groups and Regular Activities pages

Address: 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
Free 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

Events this week
Mon Oct 24, 2016 - Mon Oct 31, 2016
1   Event
Accidentally Minecrafted

Accidentally Minecrafted

10:00 Wed Oct 26, 2016 - Fri Oct 28, 2016
@ Whickham, Birtley and Leam Lane...

Accidentally Minecrafted



Free to download here...
Computer courses plus...
Read all about it...
For lists of our favourite things including lovely new books, CDs & DVDs...


Baby Book Club
Stories for under 5s every Tuesday @ Whickham...
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...
Friends of Whickham Library Garden
Get involved in our events
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...
Scribblers@ Whickham
writing group @ Whickham...
Whickham Knitting Group
Every Thursday 10-12 @ Whickham...

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

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