Outer West Library

Outer West Library

Outer West Library is now open in a temporary building in the West Denton leisure centre car park, behind the old library building while the new library and leisure centre is being built.

Opening Hours (from 1st April 2024)

Monday10am to 5pm
Tuesday10am to 5pm
Thursday10am to 3pm
Saturday10am to 2pm

The library is open for:

  • browsing and borrowing a wide range of books including fiction and non-fiction for adults and children;
  • printing and photocopying;
  • using a public computer and scanner for up to three hours a day;
  • free WiFi;
  • reserving stock including books, DVDs, toys and board games; 
  • advice on using our BorrowBox app to browse our eBooks, eAudiobooks , eMagazines and eNewspapers; 
  • children's storytime on Thursday and Friday at 10.30am; and
  • freephone to other council services.

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

This library is autism-friendly (see our user guide).


Access to the library is on the ground floor, with ramped access.

Free parking is available on-site.

Full accessibility information can be viewed on Outer West Library's page on the AccessAble website.

Contact us

Email:  information@newcastle.gov.uk

You can also find us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram or have fun with us on TikTok!

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What's on at Outer West Library:

Monday - Storytime for U5s,


Thursday - Storytime for U5s,


Thursday - YHN drop-in,


Saturday - Lego Club,



You can borrow books, audiobooks, board games and DVDs for free. You can read eBooks, eAudiobooks,  eMagazines and eNewspapers free of charge from home. 

To find books, stories and research materials you can:

  • Browse our online catalogue to find items to borrow.
  • Explore BorrowBox to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers.


The library is a designated Safe Place for people with learning disabilities.


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


Your library location is:

West Denton Way
Denton Park
Newcastle upon Tyne

Outer West Temporary Library

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