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Home delivery service
Who can use the service?
We deliver to anyone living in Newcastle:
who is unable to visit their local library due to either permanent or temporary ill health;
who has a permanent disability.
How to apply
Contact us by phone, fax or email or contact your local library.
We will make an appointment to visit you to find out your needs.
Home Delivery Service
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: 0191 2774100
Community mini-bus service
There is a mini-bus service run by volunteers which operates at Kenton, Gosforth, East End and High Heaton Libraries. The mini-bus will pick you up and take you to your local library where you can select items for loan. The mini-bus will then take you home. During the visit there is opportunity for a cup of tea, biscuit and a chat. As well as the driver there is always an escort on the mini-bus who assists with carrying books.
The following areas of Gosforth are covered:
Mondays fortnightly 6:30pm to 7:30pm: covers Ashburton Road area;
first Tuesday morning of the month: covers Red House Farm and Kingston Park;
third Wednesday morning of the month: covers Ettrick Lodge and The Grove area;
fourth Wednesday morning of the month: covers Brunton Park and north Gosforth;
fifth Wednesday morning of the month: covers St Cuthbert's care home.
The mini-bus visits Kenton Library on:
first Thursday morning of the month: covers all areas of North Kenton.
Anyone who wishes to join the mini-bus service at Gosforth or Kenton must contact Gosforth Library on 0191 2771811 or Margaret Gillon on 0191 3408404.
At East End Library the mini-bus visit is run by Social Services.
first Thursday afternoon of the month: covers the East of the city from High Heaton down to the river.
To arrange a visit contact East End Library on 0191 2788400.