Newcastle Libraries Update
Updated: Sep 8, 2020
City Library has reopened
Newcastle’s City Library reopened on Wednesday 22 July 2020. A reduced service is available to visitors, and social distancing measures and other precautions are in place to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information about the arrangements, click here.
Update on Newcastle Libraries Newcastle’s City Library will extend its opening hours to include Saturdays from 22 August 2020. Since it first reopened to the public, the library has only been operating during the week and running a reduced service. Other Newcastle libraries in the city will begin to reopen in the coming weeks, with all libraries set to be open by early October. The first locations to welcome back residents will be High Heaton, Denton Burn, Kenton and Newburn, which will begin opening between 27 August and 3 September 2020. These libraries will introduce social distancing and hygiene measures for the safety of staff and visitors. Further announcements on the reopening of libraries will follow once arrangements have been put in place.
Active Inclusion Newcastle City Council: 7th September 2020