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Libraries and the Coronavirus
Libraries are providing a Ring and Read service: for more information go to the 'Find a Book' section. You can also borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks at http://library.bolindadigital.com/gateshead. Due to the covid-19 crisis, libraries currently remain closed.

Leam Lane Library

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Leam Lane Library is located within the Leam Lane multi-purpose building and offers a wide range of services.

Contact

0191 433 6428

Opening Hours

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

Facilities

  • 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.

Services

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

Regular activities

  • Art Diamonds
  • Code Club
  • computer surgery 
  • councillors' surgeries
  • Mini Meerkats story, rhymes and activities for children under 5
  • Minecraft mayhem club
  • Reading groups
  • 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.

Accessibility

  • 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.

Address

129 Cotemede

Leam Lane Estate

Gateshead

NE10 8QH

0191 433 6428
0191 433 6433

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