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Kenton Centre
Hillsview Avenue

Phone: 0191 277 4100

Limited free parking available on-site.

Accessibility information about Kenton Library from DisabledGo.

This library is autism friendly see user guide (pdf, 2.19MB).

Opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am- 2pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10am - 6pm
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, chat to a librarian and access other helpful resources on the online 24 Hour Library. 

Join the library or renew your card online

About Kenton 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. At Kenton Library you can access Your Homes Newcastle services Monday to Friday from 8.30am - 4.30pm. In our Customer Information Zone customers can also access council services and online transactions via the internet and use a Freephone service to contact other council departments.

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

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Dedicated book collections are available to those with mild and 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 Kenton Library include:

  • Free internet access
  • Free 1-2-1 internet taster sessions
  • Photocopier - black and white, colour
  • Printing - black and white, colour
  • Scanner
  • Reading group
  • Homework support
  • Storytime sessions term time only Fridays 10.30
  • Other children's events and activities bookable at
  • Class visits
  • Study space
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Community Information 
  • Leaflets on local attractions
  • Minibus visit
  • Councillor's surgeries

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Page last updated: 
17 October 2018
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