Central Library, South Shields

Opening times and stock availability

Central Library will close on Friday 21 October, and The Word Library will open on Saturday 22 October.

From Monday 3 October, Central Library will be closing at 5.30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays (rather than 7pm).

There is limited access to stock from now until Friday 21 October. please do not reserve stock at Central Library during this time.

For information about Central Library transferring to The Word Library, see  Books books galore!

For information about The Word, National Centre for the Written Word go to theworduk.org

 



 

Opening times
DayOpenClose
Monday9am7pm
Tuesday9am5pm
Wednesday9am7pm
Thursday9am5pm
Friday9am5pm
Saturday12 noon4pm
SundayClosed

Services available at Central Library

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

(WiFi is not available at this library)

Activities and events at Central Library

  • Name
    Knit and Knatter
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    10:00am to 11:30am
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Come along to one of our friendly, welcoming library knitting groups.
  • Name
    Baby Bounce
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    10:00am to 11:00am
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Gentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies.
  • Name
    Jiggle Wiggle
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    11:00am to 11:45am
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Action, finger, nursery rhymes and singing fun for toddlers and pre-school children. Everyone welcome just pop along and join in!
  • Name
    Wobbly Walkers
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    2:00pm to 2:45pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Structured, interactive music and rhyme sessions for families with toddlers.
  • Name
    Mat Making
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    10:30am to 12:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Try your hand at a traditional craft.
  • Name
    Knit and Knatter
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    10:00am to 11:30am
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Come along to one of our friendly, welcoming library knitting groups.
  • Name
    Baby Bounce
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    10:00am to 11:00am
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Gentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies.
  • Name
    Jiggle Wiggle
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    11:00am to 11:45am
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Action, finger, nursery rhymes and singing fun for toddlers and pre-school children. Everyone welcome just pop along and join in!
  • Name
    Wobbly Walkers
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    2:00pm to 2:45pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Structured, interactive music and rhyme sessions for families with toddlers.
  • Name
    Mat Making
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    10:30am to 12:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Try your hand at a traditional craft.
  • Name
    Knit and Knatter
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    10:00am to 11:30am
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Come along to one of our friendly, welcoming library knitting groups.
  • Name
    Baby Bounce
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    10:00am to 11:00am
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Gentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies.
  • Name
    Jiggle Wiggle
    Location
    Central Library
    Time
    11:00am to 11:45am
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    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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