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Address: Gateshead Central Library Prince Consort Road | Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4LN, England
Phone Number: +44 191 433 8420
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I went here last week and got out 5 books.did you know you can get as many books as you like and you now go to a machine, scan your card then scan in the books you want and do the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 June 2016
Lynn C
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The first member of staff I approached was helpful and polite, the second member of staff was awful. I asked for help logging onto the computers, but because this required her to move from her chair it was not available. I ended up leaving in a worse position than I was when I arrived. Atmosphere was nice, quite and there... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I went here last week and got out 5 books.did you know you can get as many books as you like and you now go to a machine, scan your card then scan in the books you want and do the same when you bring them back.wow, what next. Mind you they do still have a human working there so... More 

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Thank Lynn C
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

On a tour tracing the early Christian Saints we were disappointed to find Bede's World museum closed. This important historical figure established himself at Jarrow and was a gifted man. Luckily we found St Paul's Church and the Churchwarden and learned about Anglo Saxon life in the Monastery. It is has later additions to the building, stone artefacts and a... More 

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Thank Shen84
Newcastle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

This is a great library The cafe is brilliant and a goiod place to meet Very helpful staff Only open til 7pm though. 5pm Wednesday and the cafe closes about 5each day Good rooms to hire upstairs too

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Thank NewcastleRobin
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We ended up at the Gateshead Library Cafe on recommendation of ladies knitting & crafting at Shipley Art Gallery, essentially next door. (Fantastic gallery, btw, but that is another review...) The cafe had very reasonable prices. We paid around £12 for two bowls of delicious homemade soup and roll, plus two jacket potatoes with generous portion of tuna mayo topping.... More 

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Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Have to pay to park but OK Visitors centre very informative & friendly staff. Will print off information, maps & best rotes to attractions

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Thank 74SteveO
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

This is a real Jewel in the crown for library's Extremely helpful staff with thousands of books CDs DVDs and computers for beginners classes to just pice and quiet for a hour or so in a comfy chair with your favourite author The library staff show you how to look for your books on the computer to see if they... More 

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Thank jbz4616
Gateshead
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

I love Libraries, and Gateshead's is great. Nice and modern with a great range of books. Also have DVS and CD with some great offers on them. Latest releases too for only £2.50 per night or over the weekend. They really try and engage with the local community too running events, not just book and history based, but on different... More 

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Rowlands Gill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

I love this library. It is big and I love to sit in a chair and just read. The staff are lovely and helpful.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

I wanted somewhere quiet to read, I found it to be a bit noisy, the quiet/study room was closed for decorating, I spoke to a member of staff who, very kindly unlocked a meeting room for my personal use.Hot and cold drinks served in cafe along with tasty snacks, sandwiches, soup, quiche and jacket potatoes. Prices very reasonable, and cafe... More 

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