New contact centre opening times

Contact Centre opening times will be changing from Monday 28 October, find out the revised opening hours.

East End Library & Community Hub

East End Library & Community Hub Shields Road, Oct 2019 2


East End Library and Community Hub
83-85 Shields Road






Your new East End Library and Community Hub has moved to its new location and is now open.  We are sharing the building with YHN and other partners. 

Opening Hours

  Library Opening Hours (with Library staff present) Building Opening  Hours (for extended services)
Monday 10am to 6pm 8.30am to 6pm
Tuesday Closed 8.30am to  4.30pm
Wednesday Closed 8.30am to 4.30pm
Thursday 10am to 2pm 8.30am to 4.30pm
Friday 10am to 5pm 8.30am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 2pm 10am  to 2pm  (Library only)
Sunday Closed Closed

The public computers are automatically turned off 15 minutes before the library closing time.  On week days when this library is closed, the nearest one is City Library. None of Newcastle's libraries open on a Sunday.

Save time, do it online

You can access many Council services online via our  Apply Online, Pay Online and Report Online pages.


East End Library and Community Hub  has access on the ground floor.

Limited free parking is available on local streets to the side and rear of the building, but not on Shields Road itself.  Check signage for the length of time you can park. There are nearby bus stops on Shields Road for travelling in both directions.  Byker Metro is just a 4 minute walk away.  The nearest cycle racks are close by in Flora Street.

This library is autism-friendly (please see our user guide (pdf, 1.92mb) here) and and has a hearing loop to assist communication with hearing impaired people.

Library Services

  • Books, magazines and newspapers
  • Free computer, internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
  • Storytime is on Mondays at 10.30am, (in term-time only)
  • Work Club (Fridays from 10am to 11.30am, please note this club is unstaffed)
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