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Libraries and the Coronavirus
Following the government instruction, all libraries are now closed until further notice for all purposes. There will be no fines on any library books returned after the closure. Go to to access our free eBook and eAudiobook lending service.

Crawcrook Library

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


0191 413 8164

Opening Hours

Crawcrook Library is currently closed to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Our apologies.

Normal hours:

Monday: 9am-5pm
Tuesday: 9am-5pm
Wednesday: 9am-1pm
Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm


  • a large selection of books for all ages
  • books in large print
  • audio books
  • daily newspapers

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
  • wifi
  • fax
  • microbits for loan 

Find out more about our computer facilities.


  • local history photos and maps
  • council information
  • tourist information
  • hearing aid batteries

Regular activities

  • Art Diamonds
  • coffee morning
  • computer surgery 
  • councillors' surgeries
  • Mini Meerkats story, rhymes and activities for children under 5
  • readers' group
  • Rhymetime

Visit our  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 health and wellbeing pages.


  • 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 2019.


Main Street



NE40 4NB

0191 413 8164
0191 413 1433

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