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Welcome to Central Library
Welcome to Central Library

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 -7.00
Saturday: 9.00-1.00


Telephone numbers:
0191 433 8410 (Books)

0191 433 8420 (Events: Tourist Information)

0191 433 8430 (Information Services: Local & Family History)

0191 433 8440 (Sound Gallery: CDs & DVDs)



Recently extended and refurbished, the Central Library offers:


  • A wide selection of books, talking books, newspapers and magazines
  • A specialist Local and Family History service
  • A brilliant collection of CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays from the Sound Gallery
  • Bookable PCs, with access to the internet, word-processing and other Office packages for a small annual fee
  • A lovely new children's library
  • A Teen space with wii, PCs and of course, great books
  • ICT training and taster sessions
  • A quiet study area
  • An Art Gallery with national and regional exhibitions
  • Bewicks Coffee Shop for light refreshments
  • Community rooms for hire at affordable rates

Accessibility:

Access for wheelchair users via a lift and ramp
Minicom
Accessible toilets
Staff with Sign Language skills

Induction loops
Parking for Blue Badge holders


Address: Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4LN

Tel: 0191 433 8420
Fax: 0191 433 8424
Minicom: 0191 478 4839

We look forward to seeing you soon!







Central Library Info, News & Events
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P.O.P! Night: Pyjama & Onesie Party

P.O.P! Night: Pyjama & Onesie Party

Friday 9 May @ Central...
P.O.P! Night: Pyjama & Onesie Party
Reading Activists of the Month

Reading Activists of the Month

Ylenia & Andrea from Central tell their story
Reading Activists of the Month
Ubisoft Reflections Event 6th April

Ubisoft Reflections Event 6th April

Sarah interviews Mark Sample from Pitbull Studio Ltd
Ubisoft Reflections Event 6th April
Rhymetimes and Storytimes

Rhymetimes and Storytimes

Fun for under fives at your local library...
Rhymetimes and Storytimes
Internet Training for Deaf People

Internet Training for Deaf People

@ Central. Find out more...
Internet Training for Deaf People
Volunteers wanted!

Volunteers wanted!

We need help with our garden @ Central...
Volunteers wanted!
Friends of Gateshead Central Library

Friends of Gateshead Central Library

Have a say in how library services are developed.
Friends of Gateshead Central Library
Dig It! Junior Gardeners' Club

Dig It! Junior Gardeners' Club

Alternate Saturdays @ Central...
Dig It! Junior Gardeners' Club
Poetry Reading Group

Poetry Reading Group

Third Monday of every month @ Central...
Poetry Reading Group
Scribblers!

Scribblers!

Join Central’s creative writing group...
Scribblers!
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Deaf Resources
Books, DVDs and much more for our Deaf users
Information Services
Enquiries, Local & Family History, Tourist Information...
Library Services for Visually Impaired People
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Music and Film
From the Sound Gallery...
MyVoice Gateshead
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libraries@gateshead.gov.uk

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

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