Home delivery service

Home delivery service

Home Delivery Service

Newcastle Libraries can deliver a bag of books or audiobooks to your door each month.

You can use this service if 

  • you are unable to visit your local library due to either permanent or temporary ill health.
  • you have a permanent disability.

To find out more about this service, please contact us by phone - 0191 2787878  or by email -  kenton.library@newcastle.gov.uk

Our home delivery service works in partnership with the Royal Voluntary Service. If you would like to volunteer, please contact us on 0191 2787878 or by emailing kenton.library@newcastle.gov.uk

 

Community mini-bus service  - This service is currently unavailable.

There is a mini-bus service run by volunteers which operates at Gosforth and High Heaton Libraries. The mini-bus will pick you up and take you to your local library where you can select items for loan. The mini-bus will then take you home. During the visit there is opportunity for a cup of tea, biscuit and a chat. As well as the driver there is always an escort on the mini-bus who assists with carrying books. 

Gosforth Library

  • visits take place on the 1st Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of the month.

Anyone who wishes to join the mini-bus service at Gosforth must contact Francis or Tuula Mogg on 07926 563160 or e-mail info@gosforthcommunityminibus.co.uk.

 

British Wireless for the Blind Fund

Newcastle Libraries is an agent for the BWBF who provide high quality, easy to use audio equipment which has been specially designed and adapted for listeners living with sight loss. Equipment is available on free loan to blind and partially sighted people who meet the following criteria:

  • resident in the UK
  • registered blind or partially sighted
  • over the age of 8
  • in receipt of a means tested benefit

For further information email information@newcastle.gov.uk

 

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