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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.

Wrekenton Library

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Wrekenton Library is located within the Wrekenton Hub on the High Street.

Contact

0191 433 5822

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-5pm
Tuesday: 9am-5pm
Wednesday: 9am-4pm
Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday: 9am-4.30pm

Facilities

  • a range of books for all ages
  • books in large print
  • audiobooks

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 Computers and Internet.

Services

  • council information
  • tourist information
  • hearing aid batteries

Regular activities

  • Art Diamonds
  • computer surgery 
  • 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 Books for 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: nearest bus stop is Durham Road/Springwell Road
Parking: car park attached  

Fees and charges

Cash only payments. View our Fees and charges from 1 April 2019.

Address

High Street

Wrekenton

Gateshead

NE9 7JR

0191 433 6409

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