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Pelaw Library

Pelaw Library

Pelaw Library is a popular library at the heart of the village offering a wide range of services.

Our libraries are open for the selection of books and computer use.

Opening hours

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


May opening hours

Leam Lane Library will be closed on the following dates throughout May due to bank holidays:

Saturday 25 May

Monday 27 May

Normal opening hours resume on Tuesday 28 May.

Pelaw library refurbishment

- 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 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 

Find out more about our computer facilities.

Pelaw library refurbishment

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

Regular activities

Please contact the library for details.

- Art Diamonds
- coffee and colour for adults
- coffee morning
- computer surgery
- councillors' surgeries
- Felling Local History Society talks
- Mini Meerkats story, rhymes and activities for children under five
- readers' group
- Rhymetime

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: Pelaw Metro station is within easy walking distance
Parking: off road parking on nearby streets  

Fees and charges

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

Contact information 

0191 433 6409 


Joicey Street



NE10 0QS

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