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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

  • Over 35 computers (with support available from staff)
  • Photocopying
  • Language courses
  • Audiobooks
  • Faxing

(WiFi is not available at this library)

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
  • Monday
    08
    February
    Knit and Knatter Event location Central Library
    Event time 10.00am - 11.30am
    Event cost Free
    Come along to one of our friendly, welcoming library knitting groups.
  • Tuesday
    09
    February
    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
    09
    February
    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
    09
    February
    Library Storytots Event location Central Library
    Event time 2.15pm - 3.15pm
    Event cost Free
    Stories, crafts and songs for pre-school children.
  • Wednesday
    10
    February
    Library Storytots Event location Central Library
    Event time 9.30am - 10.30am
    Event cost Free
    Stories, crafts and songs for pre-school children.
  • Wednesday
    10
    February
    Wednesday Heritage Club - Bringing Life Back to Jesmond Old Cemetery Event location Central Library
    Event time 2.00pm - 4.00pm
    Event cost £1.00
    Come along to an illustrated talk by Ray Hayes about Jesmond Old Cemetery
  • Wednesday
    10
    February
    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
    11
    February
    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.
  • Friday
    12
    February
    Mat Making Event location Central Library
    Event time 10.30am - 12.00am
    Event cost Free
    Try your hand at a traditional craft.
  • Monday
    15
    February
    Knit and Knatter Event location Central Library
    Event time 10.00am - 11.30am
    Event cost Free
    Come along to one of our friendly, welcoming library knitting groups.

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