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New City Library

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A wonderful building

We browsed in here while waiting for the Laing Gallery to open. It has a wonderful selection of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marg826
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Mind blowing library its huge very clean lovely friendly welcoming staff

No words i can say here its just simply mind blowing very clean tidy the staff go out their way to... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
lilylinda
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Lincolnshire, 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 2 weeks ago

We browsed in here while waiting for the Laing Gallery to open. It has a wonderful selection of local books, tourist information and comfy seats.

Thank marg826
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

No words i can say here its just simply mind blowing very clean tidy the staff go out their way to help i needed help in finding something and this member of staff went out his way to help me find this place. He was...More

Thank lilylinda
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I rarely visit the library, but popped in and got a nice suprise. The staff are quick, effiecent, smiley and helpful. The library itself has numerous floors which caters for all interests. The library is clean and in a good location, in Newcastle's city centre....More

Thank RachaelStorey
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Large open plan library with a range of resources, a nice family history section at the top. I'm sure they could have made better use of the space

Thank Americk28
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Very spacious, helpful staff, loads of facilities with even decent sized restaurant. Plenty computers, chargeable to print. Help with Citizens Advice. Multiple language books. Big variety of different genre books. Audio books and a good location.

Thank Duane W
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I live in Gateshead, but I'm a member of this wonderful library. I love the world cinema section, and hire dvds for only 50p a week. Top class films and really good service.

Thank Sookisoo Y
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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 18 June 2018

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

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