The entrance to the new Gosforth Library and Customer Service CentreRegent Farm Road

Phone: 0191 277 4100

Car parking charges apply Monday to Saturday  (8am - 5pm). 20p per hour with a 3 hour maximum stay.

View accessibility information about Gosforth Library provided by DisabledGo.

This library is autism friendly see user guide (pdf, 1.92mb).

Opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
Wednesday: 10am - 2pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10am - 5pm
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, 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

The chidren's area at Gosforth Library

About Gosforth Library

The library offers the very best in services.  You can borrow books and have free access to information, newspapers, magazines, and computers and serve yourself at our self-service terminals. Customers can relax and meet friends over a cup of coffee or tea all available from our vending machine.


Customer Information Zone

You can get help and information about different council services over the web at the Customer Information Zone. Staff will be available to support you making online council transactions and you can use a freephone service to contact other council departments and staff from Your Homes Newcastle.

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 Gosforth/Parklands Sure Start North Children's Centre and Newcastle Libraries.

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, leaflets and a set of self help booklets. For more information, visit the health and wellbeing page.

Services at Gosforth Library include:

  • Free internet access and wifi
  • Free 1-2-1 inThe new self issue desk at Gosforth Library where books can be issued or returnedternet taster sessions
  • Photocopier - black and white, colour
  • Printing - black and white, colour
  • Scanner
  • Reading groups
  • Work Club
  • Homework support
  • Storytime sessions term time only Wednesday 10.30am  
  • Other children's events and activities bookable at
  • Class visits
  • Study space
  • Exhibition space
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Community information
  • Leaflets on local attractions
  • Tyne Bridge Publishing books to buy
  • Foreign language magazines
  • Minibus visits
  • Lifelong Learning courses (via Newcastle Learning)
  • Councillor's surgeries

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Page last updated: 
17 October 2018
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