Pelaw Library is 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.
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Crawcrook Library

Crawcrook Library

Crawcrook Library is located on the main road and offers a wide range of services.

Opening hours

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


- a large selection of books for all ages
- books in large print
- audio books
- study space

Computers and digital facilities

All our libraries have PCs for library members aged eight 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
- Wifi
- microbits for loan 


- local history photos and maps
- council information
- tourist information

Regular activities

Please contact the library for details.

- Art Diamonds
- coffee morning
- computer surgery
- readers' group
- Rhymetime

Councillors' ward surgeries are currently suspended. Please contact your councillor by email or telephone.

Visit our Events page (opens new window) 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 the Reading Agency's Reading Well website.


- 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 nearest bus stop is Kepier Chare
Parking: public parking spaces  

Fees and charges

Cash only payments. View our Fees and charges from 1 April 2024.

Contact information

0191 433 6201


Main Street



NE40 4NB

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