Blaydon Library in the town centre offers a wide range of services and shares a building with The Gateshead Housing Company.
0191 433 6201
Libraries are currently closed because of the Covid-19 crisis. Go to BorrowBox to access our free eBook and eAudiobook lending service. If you would like to borrow books, please use our Ring and Read service.
Normal hours are:
- a large selection of books for all ages
- books in large print
- audio books
- newspapers and magazines
Computers and digital facilities
All our libraries have PCs for library members aged 8 years and over and it's free to use our computers and our wifi. Services include:
- computers with internet access and Microsoft Office
- printing (a small charge applies), photocopying and scanning
- free phone to council services
- microbits for loan
Find out more about our Computers and Internet.
- local history photos and maps
- council information
- tourist information
- room hire
- hearing aid batteries
- Art Diamonds
- Citizens Advice Bureau surgery
- computer surgery
- Councillors ward surgery
- Knit and Natter
- readers Group
- teen activities group
- Visually Impaired (VIP) readers group
Visit our Events calendar [LINK] for more information
Books for health and wellbeing
Reading has been proven to help reduce stress, and we have some great mood busting books, reading well collections, and creative and social reading activities for all ages. Find out more on our Books for health and wellbeing.
- access for wheelchair users
- automatic doors
- accessible toilet
We are autism friendly. Visit our autism friendly page to find out more.
How to find us
Public transport: the Blaydon bus link is about a minute's walk from the library
Parking: shopping centre car park
Fees and charges
View our Fees and charges from 1 April 2019.