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Blakelaw Library


All Newcastle Libraries & Community Hubs are closed following government advice on social distancing.

You can join online and download eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks. 

Blakelaw Library
The Blakelaw Centre
Binswood Avenue
Newcastle upon Tyne

Blakelaw Library service is commissioned by Newcastle Community Asset Trust (NCAT) and delivered by Newcastle Libraries.

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 1pm to 5pm
Thursday 1pm to 5pm
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

The public computers are automatically turned off 15 minutes before closing time. On week days when this library is closed, the nearest one is Fenham Library. None of Newcastle's libraries open on a Sunday. Please see NCAT's website for information on what's on in the Blakelaw Centre.

Save time, do it online

You can access many Council services online via our  Apply OnlinePay Online and Report Online pages.


Limited free parking is available on-site.

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

This library is autism-friendly (please see our user guide (pdf, 1.92mb) here)

Library services

  • Books and newspapers
  • Free computer, Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
  • Freephone and PC access to other council services
  • A range of fiction and non-fiction books and e-books
  • Information and local history
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