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New City Library

City Library Charles Avison Building 33 New Bridge Street West | 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX, England
+44 191 277 4100
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Excellent use of space

I spent some time here waiting for my bus back up to Scotland and I have to say I was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trinahelen
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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No longer just a library

The major library in the city centre, housing Tourist information, a decent cafe, as well a a large... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
geordiemac9
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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City Library Charles Avison Building 33 New Bridge Street West | 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent some time here waiting for my bus back up to Scotland and I have to say I was very impressed with the structure of the library. It appeared to be a comprehensive community building, the obvious library there were also jobseekers advice points....More

Thank Trinahelen
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The major library in the city centre, housing Tourist information, a decent cafe, as well a a large public lending library. Now has various parts of the City council departments within, and a large history centre, with computers to be able to use for research....More

Thank geordiemac9
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This library is quite modern inside and they have a nice cafe when you're feeling peckish. If you want to use the computer you need to book it with a member of staff and they will tell you. Id reccomend getting a library card as...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Modern library with a good collection of books, freindly and quite helpful staff, access to to computers, printers. photocopy machines. Clean and quite place despite that everyone can enter. You can work, study, read even have lunch and coffee in the restaurant! Excellent data and...More

Thank BillHut92
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Once a dark and dingy concrete monstrosity with very questionable toilets, now a modern, bright and welcoming building. Has everything that you would expect from a modern library with very good resources especially for local culture and history. Lots of friendly and welcoming staff on...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a good library in the city centre. It has a good book selection, a good section on local interests and local history and a large section of computers for public usage. there are two entrances and directly left from the Princes Square entrance...More

Thank Topman4
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the modern and modest library around Tyne and Wear. The library is absolutely beautiful with all latest facilities and services. I love the library and all the services provided by the staffs

Thank princeiseoluwa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Newcastle's new city library is a few years old now but does a lot more than just lend books. It is a real mine of information. You need to learn how to use some of the tools but the staff are very helpful

Thank rogerrobert98
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I used to visit this library in the old building and what a great improvement this building is, named after the Newcastle musician Charles Avison. Go on the lift up to the local history section and see the exhibits.

Thank durham05
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I Visited the library when I studied English in INTO Newcastle.It calm place,massive and wonderful environment for the student.This library has many floors and lots of career advice newspapers,novel and magazines to read.Furthermore the staff was nice ,Helpful, welcome and friendly.There is free wi fi...More

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