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Libraries are open for browsing and borrowing, but you can still use our Ring and Read service to borrow books without having to enter the library. 

All you need to do is fill in our online form or ring one of the libraries listed below and tell us about the sort of books you like to read. We will choose some books for you and let you know when you can collect them. We are happy to choose books for each member of your family too - if you have children we will supply age appropriate titles for them. You can reserve titles that we have in stock or titles that are on order. However, it may take a little longer than usual to get those books to you. You can only reserve books in person at your local library or by telephoning your local library.

Send us your request

You can choose to collect your books from any of the libraries listed below. Library books may also be returned and there are no fines to pay. Remember to have your library ticket to hand when you ring or fill in the form. 

Ring and Read opening times

Ring and Read is available at any time libraries are open. Please check your library's page.

Gateshead Libraries

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

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