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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 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
  • 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

No upcoming events



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Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LN
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