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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

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
  • Fax
  • 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 & Dunston Hill & Whickham East 10 -11am fourth Saturday of the month
    plus Dunston Hill & Whickham East 10 -11am first Saturday of the month
  • For Events, Learning opportunities and Regular Activities in Libraries throughout Gateshead, see our What's On pages

Address: Whickham Library, St. Mary's Green, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE16 4DN
Tel: 0191 433 6424
Fax: 0191 433 6425

Minicom: 0191 488 8304


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

How to reach us by bus
The 95, 97 and 98 all stop nearby

Whickham Library News & Events
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Celebration Station @ Whickham

Celebration Station @ Whickham

Creatures Up Close II @ Whickham

Creatures Up Close II @ Whickham

Creatures Up Close I @ Whickham

Creatures Up Close I @ Whickham

Celebration Station

Celebration Station

Super silly challenges @ Birtley, Whickham & Central, this August...
Celebration Station
Minecraft Mayhem

Minecraft Mayhem

Create worlds to share this summer@ various libraries
Minecraft Mayhem
Plant Pamper Days

Plant Pamper Days

Giving the garden a summer spa treatment @ Whickham...
Plant Pamper Days
Saturday Special

Saturday Special

Take part in the Big Butterfly Count @ our libraries...
Saturday Special
Iced Tea in the Garden

Iced Tea in the Garden

Celebrate summer, 11 July @ Whickham...
Iced Tea in the Garden



Free to download here...
What's on in libraries...
Computer courses plus...
Read all about it...
Our current favourites are...


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
new writing group @ Whickham Library
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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