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West End Library and Community Hub

Photo of West End Library and Community Hub exterior

West End Library and Community Hub
Condercum Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Opening hours

City Library is reopening for some services on 22 July. All other Libraries and Community Hubs remain closed for now while we work on how best to reopen them safely.

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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

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 West End Library and Community Hub's page on the AccessAble website.

The library is autism-friendly, please see our user guide.

Library services

  • Books, magazines and newspapers
  • Free computer, internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
  • Storytime Fridays at 2pm (term-time only)
  • Work Club Fridays from 10:30am to 12pm
  • MP's Surgery on the first Saturday of the month (excluding August) from 11am to 11.45am

West Newcastle Picture History Collection

The West Newcastle Picture History Collection is based in West End Library and is accessible to all. There are around 17,000 images and maps of the West End, mainly of Benwell, Elswick and Scotswood. The collection includes a large selection of images by Jimmy Forsyth but also covers other West End wards in detail. It is open on request to library staff on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday for unaided research; volunteers are present to help enquirers on Mondays between 10am and 4pm.

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