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Gosforth Library


Gosforth Library and Learning Centre
Regent Farm Road
Newcastle upon Tyne


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 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. Newcastle City Learning's opening hours are on their website.

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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 (please see our user guide (pdf, 1.92mb) here) and and has a hearing loop to assist communication with hearing impaired people.

Library services

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