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Libraries and the Coronavirus
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Low Fell Library

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Run by Low Fell Library Association and conveniently located at the top of Chowdene Bank.


Visit the Low Fell Library website or ring us on the number below.

Opening Hours

Currently closed to prevent the spread of the Corona virus.

Normal opening hours were:

Monday: 9.30am-5pm 
Tuesday: 9.30am-5pm
Wednesday: 9.30am-1pm
Thursday: 9.30am-5pm
Friday: 9.30am-5pm 
Saturday: 9.30am-12.30pm


  • a good range of non-fiction and fiction books for all ages
  • PCs with Internet access, email, scanning and Microsoft Office
  • Photocopier
  • fax service 
  • talking books on CD
  • large print books
  • a range of daily newspapers
  • children's library 


  • Access for wheelchair users
  • Automatic doors

How to reach us

We are on Durham Road at the junction with Chowdene Bank. The number 21 bus from Newcastle, Gateshead, Chester le Street and Durham stops nearby.

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