Leam Lane Library
Leam Lane Library is located within the Leam Lane multi-purpose building and offers a wide range of services.
0191 433 6428
Following the government instruction, all libraries are now closed until further notice for all purposes. We will not now be opening as planned for computer use for job seekers. There will be no fines on any library books returned after the closure.
Please follow @GatesheadLibs for information on how to access our free e-book lending service.
Normal hours are:
- 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
- microbits for loan
Find out more about our computer facilities.
- local history photos and maps
- council information
- tourist information
- hearing aid batteries
- Art Diamonds
- Code Club
- computer surgery
- councillors' surgeries
- Mini Meerkats story, rhymes and activities for children under 5
- Minecraft mayhem club
- Reading groups
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 Fewster Square.
Parking: small car park at Colegate entrance
Fees and charges
Cash only payments. View our Fees and charges from 1 April 2019.