Gosforth Library

Gosforth Library

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am to 6pm
Wednesday 10am to 2pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 2pm
Sunday Closed

The library is open for:

  • enquiries;
  • three-hour computer access;
  • printing and photocopying;
  • browsing and borrowing our wide range of fiction and non-fiction for adults and children;
  • reservations
  • under 5s storytime on Fridays at 10.30am

The public computers are automatically turned off 15 minutes before closing time.


Gosforth Library is in the same building as Newcastle City Learning's Learning Centre.  Access to the library is on the ground floor which has level access and automatic doors.  There is a freephone and PCs to access other council services, Wi-Fi access, public toilets, baby changing facilities and a coffee machine.

Limited parking is available behind the library in a pay and display car park.  Check the car park's tariff board for the cost and length of time you can park.  There is a nearby travel interchange at Regent Centre for bus and Metro travel in all directions.  Regent Centre is just a 4 minute walk away.  Cycle racks are outside the front door of the Library. Electric car charging points can be found on Charge Your Car website.

Full accessibility information can be viewed on Gosforth Library's page on the AccessAble website

This library is autism-friendly (see our user guide) and has a hearing loop to assist communication with hearing impaired people.


Did you know?

If you would like to give us feedback or make a request about Gosforth Library, you can do so by completing this short online form

You can borrow books, audiobooks, board games and DVDs for free from your 14 libraries in Newcastle. You can read eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines for free from home. 

To find books, stories and research materials you can:

  • Browse our catalogue to find items to borrow.
  • Explore BorrowBox to download eBooks and eAudiobooks.
  • Explore Libby to access eMagazines - it has the latest issues of your favourite magazines for all ages.

Gosforth Library and Learning Centre is at: 
Regent Farm Road
Newcastle upon Tyne


Contact us

Email: information@newcastle.gov.uk

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