If you suffer from a mobility problem and are unable to get to the library yourself, we can come to you. We can deliver books, including large print and audio books, directly to your home via our Readers at Home Service.
Our service is also suitable for carers.
Please contact us should you or a relative wish to be considered for our Readers at Home service.
Address: Herbert Street, Gateshead, NE8 3PA
Tel: 0191 433 6415
Fax: 0191 477 8836
The Readers at Home service delivers to:
- People in their own homes all over Gateshead: monthly
- Sheltered/Residential Homes: service provided on an individual basis and by "bulk loans" to a "bookcase collection" and changed regularly
- Visually impaired readers: we have a large selection of Audio Books and publish lists of titles available for people using the service
- Queen Elizabeth Hospital: A ward round twice a week with a trolley of books to patients, and a small recreational reading library which is open for staff and patients on Monday and Friday afternoons