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Lots of Floors of Books!

I enjoyed wandering through this library while I was alone on my trip. I could read any books in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Helen A
Sacramento, California
a genealogist's dream

6th floor has records from Durham and Northumberland back to the 1500s - it is a bit patchy but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed wandering through this library while I was alone on my trip. I could read any books in the comfortable areas. The restrooms were clean, but a bit hard to find. There were used books to buy, with a good selection for children and...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

6th floor has records from Durham and Northumberland back to the 1500s - it is a bit patchy but incredible and some are indexed :-). Also some spotty Yorkshire records. Lovely working area and helpful staff. It is a car free zone - parking is...More

Thank footballSD
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Came to the libary today with my mates to revise for an upcoming exam we have, lovley working atmosphere. So we were able to get our revision done.

Thank Matty0114
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Upon walking in you get greeted by very helpful smiling staff and they will explain what services you can use or where you need to go. It's a very lovely place. TIP - Free computers are located on every floor but the quietest ones are...More

Thank PirateSixtyniyn
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I went to the City Library for the first time in my life and I was amazed at the size of it. 6 floors full of so many interesting things. My daughter and I went to visit The Diary of Anne Frank exhibition and it...More

Thank spanisheyesamor
Reviewed 4 February 2018

My wife and I visited the library to see the exhibition about Anne Frank and the display of copy Quilts relating to "The Boys", survivors of the holocaust. Though it was disturbing, it was heart warming to see that the children enjoyed a better life....More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Very interesting large library very helpful staff. Lots of presents of Newcastle and surrounding areas to purchase very impressed

Thank maggie66789
Reviewed 26 November 2017

At a time when public libraries across the country are closing, or having their public support withdrawn or reduced by cash-strapped local authorities and being forced to be run by volunteers, Newcastle City Council took the brave step a few years ago to develop this...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I dropped by this library, and enjoyed spending an hour here! It has a nice book sale of used books on the first floor. It has pamphlets to read on topics--Alzheimer's Disease, when I was there. The bathrooms are great!

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 4 October 2017

when they knocked the old library down and with all the closures I was amazed when this piece of artitecture was unveiled. Its looks great outside even better inside and the cafe is good too and reasonable too!!

Thank Ronald W
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