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Cruddas Park Library

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Cruddas Park Library
Cruddas Park Shopping Centre
Westmorland road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Opening hours

Monday 10am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday 10am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Friday 10am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Saturday 10am to 2pm
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 West End Library. None of Newcastle's libraries open on a Sunday. 

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Cruddas Park Library is located within Cruddas Park Shopping Centre.  Access to the library is on the ground floor which has level access.  We have PCs to access other council services, free Wi-Fi access and a Hearing Induction Loop. 

Limited free parking is available on-site in the car park at the side of the building, accessed from Park Road.  Some free parking is available on local streets, please check signage for the length of time you can park and any areas covered by parking permits.

There are nearby bus stops on Westmorland Road for travelling in both directions.  The nearest cycle racks are in Cruddas Park Shopping Centre, outside the Library.   Electric car charging points can be found on Charge Your Car website.

Full accessibility information can be viewed on Cruddas Park Library’s page on the AccessAble website.

The library is autism-friendly (please see our user guide ).  Customers can borrow books in large print and spoken word.

Library services

  • Books and newspapers
  • Free computer use, Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
  • Storytime is on Thursday at 2pm

These events take place at Cruddas Park Library:

  • Councillors surgeries, last Thursday of the month, 11am to 12pm;
  • Benefits Advice Welfare Rights Service drop-in, every Thursday except the last one of the month, 10am to 12:30pm.
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