Our online 24 Hour Library means that even if your local library is not open, you can still access a range of useful services. Reserve and renew items online, download ebooks, use premium reference websites and chat to a librarian online 24 hours a day.
Access your library account online to renew or reserve items. You will need your library card and your PIN. If you do not know your PIN please ask a member of staff at your local library or phone 0191 2774100. Access your library account.
Use our online catalogue to search for an item. Access the library catalogue.
Download free ebooks and audiobooks from the Newcastle Libraries Digital Collection. There are hundreds of fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from. You can also view a range of information technology ebooks - including help with software, digital photography and mp3 players. Find out more about ebooks.
Enquire offers a live question and answer service available 24 hours a day, every day. You can ask absolutely anything, and library staff will help you to find the answer. Chat to a librarian via Enquire.
Please note: you are unlikely to speak to someone from Newcastle Libraries as many libraries take part in delivering Enquire.
We subscribe to the reference websites below which can be accessed by logging in with your library card number and PIN. Search across hundreds of historic newspapers, practice for the driving theory test, find legal advice or learn a language online. Access the online resources.
Delicious is a social bookmarking site which organises and shares favourite websites. Newcastle Libraries use Delicious to save websites which we find helpful to answer customer enquiries. We have shared a selection of quality links covering a wide range of subjects including health information, government publications, information for carers, local services and much more. Visit our Delicious profile.
Education in Video is the first online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. The collection contains more than 3,000 video titles totaling 1,300 hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. It provides education faculty, students, and in-service teachers a single source for the best research-based professional development video resources available. Access Education in Video.
Page last updated: 15 May, 2013