Walker Activity Dome and Library
Newcastle upon Tyne
Phone: 0191 277 4100
The old Walker Library building closed on Saturday 6 July 2013 and reopened on Monday 22 July 2013 in a purpose built area within Walker Activity Dome, Wharrier Street. This move is part of Newcastle City Council's three year budget strategy.
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 1pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Please note: the public computers are automatically turned off 15 minutes before closing time. Self-service access is available outside these hours when the building is open. View Walker Activity Dome opening hours.
About Walker Library
The library offers the very best in services and is open 6 days a week. You can borrow books and have free access to information, newspapers, magazines, and computers and serve yourself at our self-service terminals.
Services at Walker library include:
- Free internet access
Free 1-2-1 internet taster sessions
Photocopying - black and white, colour
- Printing - black and white, colour
- Scanner and Fax available
- Storytime sessions and other children's events and activities
- Newspapers and magazines
- Community information
- Leaflets on local attractions
- Class visits
Book a Toy
Is a free loan service for parents, carers and their children under eight years. This service has been developed by the Newcastle Toy Library Forum in partnership with Sure Start and Newcastle Libraries.
Health and wellbeing
Reading Well Books on Prescription is a national scheme run with a number of GP surgeries in Newcastle, where GPs 'prescribe' books that help you manage your mental wellbeing for a range of common mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, phobias and some eating disorders. Find out more about Reading Well Books on Prescription.
As well as a wide range of books, there is useful website information, leaflets and a set of self help booklets. For more information, visit the health and wellbeing page.