Crawcrook Library and Pelaw Library are currently closed for refurbishment.
During the temporary closure of Pelaw, Rhymetime sessions and a limited book collection service will be available at Hertfordshire House Community Centre and Gardens CIO. For Crawcrook, Rhymetime sessions and a limited book collection service will be available at Crawcrook Pavilion.
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Local History Collection

LH items

The local history collection for Gateshead Borough is housed at Gateshead Archive in Gateshead Central Library. The collection includes historic books, maps, photographs, newspapers and more.   

Search our local history book collection

You can search our other local history collections, including photographs, at Gateshead local studies

Opening hours at Central Library

Monday9am to 7pm
Tuesday9am to 5pm
Wednesday9am to 5pm
Thursday9am to 7pm
Friday9am to 5pm
Saturday9am to 1pm
SundayClosed