Gateshead Libraries

Gateshead Libraries
Central Library, Prince Consort Road
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE8 4LN
England

Website

www.gateshead.gov.uk/libraries

E-mail

enquiries@gateshead.gov.uk

Telephone

Central Library Reception

0191 433 8420

Local Studies Library

0191 433 8430

Fax

0191 433 8424

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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There are 16 libraries in Gateshead, plus a Readers at Home Service and a Mobile Library. Whatever your reason for visiting – for information, learning or leisure – you will find our libraries accessible spaces with something of interest for everyone. We have…
Books
CDs and DVDs
Internet access
Information
Children’s activities
Events
Local and family history
Rooms for hire

Anyone can become a member of the library at any age and it is free to join. There is a small annual charge to use our computers.

Venue Type:

Archive, Library

Opening hours

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9am -7pm
Weds 9am -5pm
Sat 9am -1pm

Closed: Sundays; bank holidays

Admission charges

Free.

Our Local Studies section offers access to parish records, census returns, electors lists, newspapers, maps and a large collection of photographs about the Gateshead area. Our specialist staff are on hand to help.

Collection details

Archives, Social History

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