Walker Library (at Walker Activity Dome)

Walker Library (at Walker Activity Dome)


Christmas 2023, This library will be closed on Thursday 21 December, it will be open on Friday 22 December until 2pm and then will be closed until Thursday 4 January.

The library has moved upstairs in the Dome.

Opening hours

Tuesday2pm to 6pm
Thursday2pm to 6pm
Friday10am to 2pm
Saturday10am to 2pm

The library is open for:

  • browsing and borrowing a wide range of books including fiction and non-fiction for adults and children;
  • printing and photocopying;
  • using a public computer and scanner for up to three-hours a day;
  • free WiFi;
  • reserving stock including books, DVDs, toys and board games; 
  • advice on using our BorrowBox app to browse our eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers; and
  • children's storytime on Saturdays at 11am.

The public computers are automatically turned off 15 minutes before closing time.

This library is autism-friendly (please see our user guide )


Accessibility information can be viewed on Walker Activity Dome page of the AccessAble website.

Contact us

Email: information@newcastle.gov.uk

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Did you know?

You can borrow books, audiobooks, board games and DVDs for free. You can read eBooks, eAudiobooks,  eMagazines and eNewspapers free of charge on your device, wherever you are. 

To find books, stories and research materials you can:

  • Browse our online catalogue to find items to borrow.
  • Explore BorrowBox to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers.


If you would like to give us feedback about our libraries, you can do so by completing this short online form.


Your library location is:

Walker Activity Dome and Library
Wharrier Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Visit the Walker Activity Dome website

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