Building work has now started and the library is open for business as usual. The opening hours will change from 3 September to Wednesday and Thursday 10am – 4pm and Saturdays 10am – 2pm. The library will be closed on Saturday 25 August , 1 September, 6 October and Wednesday 10 October due to building work. The building work should be completed by early November. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

Fenham Library

Fenham Hall Drive
Newcastle upon Tyne
Phone: 0191 277 4100

Limited free on-street parking available.

Accessibility information about Fenham Library from DisabledGo.

This library is autism friendly see user guide (pdf, 1.97mb).

Opening hours

Until 2 September 2018:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10am - 2pm
Thursday: 10am - 12.30pm (closed for lunch) then 1pm - 4.30pm
Friday: 1pm - 4.30pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed

The building housing Fenham Library is currently undergoing some development work, which is due to be completed in the autumn. Because of this the library will exceptionally be closed on Saturday 25 August and Saturday 1 September. In September and until further notice the opening times are changing to the ones outlined below.

From 3 September 2018:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
​Sunday: Closed

Please note: the public computers are automatically turned off 15 minutes before closing time.

If we are not open remember you can renew and reserve items, chat to a librarian and access other helpful resources on the online 24 Hour Library.

Join the library or renew your card online

Library charges including fines and printing


Health and wellbeing

Dedicated book collections are available to those with mild to moderate mental health problems including stress, anxiety, phobias and self-esteem. As well as a wide range of books which include titles recommended by health professionals, there is useful website information and leaflets. For more information visit health and wellbeing.

Services at Fenham Library include:

  • Free internet access and wifi
  • Book lending
  • Free 1-2-1 internet taster sessions by appointment
  • Photocopier - black and white, colour
  • Printing - black and white, colour
  • Scanner available
  • Homework support
  • Storytime session - available term time only Saturday at 11am
  • Children's events and activities
  • Study space
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Community information
  • Leaflets on local attractions
  • Tyne Bridge Publishing books can be ordered in Tyne Bridge Publishing
  • Councillor surgery
  • MP surgery 
  • Class visits
  • Community room for hire

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21 September 2018
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