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Kenton Library

Kenton Library

Kenton Centre
Hillsview Avenue
Newcastle upon Tyne

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am to 2pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10am to 6pm
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. 

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Kenton Library is in the Kenton Centre – the same building as YHN's Housing Office and Kenton Medical Centre.  Access is via a front and rear entrance on the ground floor.  There are steps and a ramp at both entrances enabling level access and automatic doors. 

There is a freephone and PCs to access other council services, internet and free wi-fi access.  There are public toilets and baby changing facilities.

Limited free parking is available nearby in the large car park to rear of the library next to Kenton Shops, accessed from Halewood Avenue.  There is limited on-street parking on Hillsview Avenue.

There are bus stops on both Hillsview Avenue and Halewood Avenue, please check which one you need for your direction of travel and bus route (bus numbers 7, 8, 10, 11 and 32).  The nearest Metro station is Fawdon, almost one mile away or an 18 minute walk.  There are cycle racks are directly outside the library on Hillsview Avenue.  Electric car charging points can be found on Charge Your Car website.

Full accessibility information about Kenton Library is available on AccessAble's website

This library is autism-friendly (please see our user guide (pdf, 2.19MB) here) and has a hearing loop to assist communication with hearing impaired people.

Library services

  • Books and newspapers
  • Free computer, internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Printing photocopying and scanning facilities
  • Events and activities when arranged are bookable at
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