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Central Library, South Shields

Central Library Central Library,
Prince Georg Square,
South Shields,
NE33 2PE
Phone:0191 427 1818 Fax:0191 455 8085 Email:library.support@southtyneside.gov.uk



Opening times
DayOpenClose
Monday9am7pm
Tuesday9am5pm
Wednesday9am7pm
Thursday9am5pm
Friday9am5pm
Saturday12 noon4pm
SundayClosed

Services available at this library

  • Faxing
  • Photocopying
  • Language courses
  • Audiobooks

The People's Cafe

The People's Cafe logoThe People's Cafe, which is run by Tyneside Mind, is based in Central Library.

Come along, enjoy a cuppa and find out about health and wellbeing, watch cooking demonstrations and receive healthy advice.

Health Trainer Jacqui Horton is at the People's Cafe every Wednesday from 10.00am-1.00pm, offering health information and Mini MOT's.

The People's Cafe opening times
DaysTimes
Monday - Friday10.00am - 3.00pm
Upcoming activities at Central Library
  • Tuesday
    26
    May
    Baby Bounce Event location Central Library
    Event time 10.00am - 11.00am
    Event cost Free
    Gentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies.
  • Tuesday
    26
    May
    Jiggle Wiggle Event location Central Library
    Event time 11.00am - 11.45am
    Event cost Free
    Action, finger, nursery rhymes and singing fun for toddlers and pre-school children. Everyone welcome just pop along and join in!
  • Tuesday
    26
    May
    Library Storytots Event location Central Library
    Event time 2.15pm - 3.15pm
    Event cost Free
    Stories, crafts and songs for pre-school children.
  • Wednesday
    27
    May
    Children's Knitting Group Event location Central Library
    Event time 4.30pm - 5.30pm
    Event cost Free
    A friendly knitting group for boys and girls.
  • Thursday
    28
    May
    Wobbly Walkers Event location Central Library
    Event time 2.00pm - 2.45pm
    Event cost Free
    Structured, interactive music and rhyme sessions for families with toddlers.
  • Monday
    01
    June
    Knit and Natter Event location Central Library
    Event time 10.00am - 11.30am
    Event cost Free
    Come along to one of our friendly, welcoming library knitting groups.
  • Monday
    01
    June
    Children's Film Club Event location Central Library
    Event time 4.00pm - 6.00pm
    Event cost Free
    Do you like watching films and writing reviews?
  • Monday
    01
    June
    Dr Seuss Story Bag Family Learning Course Event location Central Library
    Event time 4.00pm - 5.00pm
    Event cost Free
    A free Family Learning programme for parents/carers with children aged between 5-6years with Northern Learning Trust.
  • Tuesday
    02
    June
    Baby Bounce Event location Central Library
    Event time 10.00am - 11.00am
    Event cost Free
    Gentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies.
  • Tuesday
    02
    June
    Jiggle Wiggle Event location Central Library
    Event time 11.00am - 11.45am
    Event cost Free
    Action, finger, nursery rhymes and singing fun for toddlers and pre-school children. Everyone welcome just pop along and join in!

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