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Low Fell Library

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

The library is open for the selection of books and computer use. Our Ring and Read service is still operating and fines for late return of items will not be charged. 


Visit the Low Fell Library website (opens new window) or ring us on the number below.

Opening Hours

Monday9.30am to 5pm
Tuesday9.30am to 5pm
Wednesday9.30am to 1pm
Thursday9.30am to 5pm
Friday9.30am to 5pm
Saturday9.30am to 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.