Birtley Library

Birtley Library

Library pictures 002Library Opening Hours
Monday: 9.00-7.00
Tuesday: 9.00-7.00
Wednesday: 9.00-5.00
Thursday: 9.00-7.00
Friday: 9.00-5.00
Saturday: 9.00-1.00





The Library Service offers

  • Large selection of fiction & non-fiction books
  • Over 2000 CDs
  • Talking books
  • PCs with access to the internet, word-processing and other Office packages is available for a small annual fee
  • Photocopying
  • Fax
  • Local history photographs & maps
  • Council Information
  • Tourist Information
  • Computer sessions for beginners
  • Special events for residents of Birtley and the surrounding areas

Regular meetings and events

  • School visits
  • Children’s holiday activities and events
  • Councillor’s Surgeries :
    Kathy King (Lib Dem) 1st Saturday of each month 10am-12noon
    Labour Councillors 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month, 10am-12noon
  • MPs Surgery 1st Saturday of every month (except August) 9.30am-11am

Durham Road, Birtley, Chester-le-Street DH3 1LE
Tel: 0191 433 6101
Fax: 0191 433 6106

Access for wheelchair users
Automatic doors
Lift to Library (Upper Level)
Disabled Toilet

How to reach us by car
Birtley Library is situated on Durham Road, the main road through Birtley, opposite Barclays Bank. Parking to side streets or Somerfield.


Housing Office Opening Hours
Monday: 9.00-5.00
Tuesday: 9.00-5.00
Wednesday: 9.00-3.45
Thursday: 9.00-5.00
Friday: 9.00-4.35
Saturday: – Closed


The Payment Office closes 30 minutes before the Housing office

Out of hours Gateshead Housing Company emergency number – 4337777