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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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Great library with great customer service

Upon walking in you get greeted by very helpful smiling staff and they will explain what services... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PirateSixtyniyn
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Marvellous Library

I went to the City Library for the first time in my life and I was amazed at the size of it. 6... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
spanisheyesamor
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newcastle upon tyne
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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

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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

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

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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At a time when public libraries across the country are closing, or having their public support withdrawn or reduced by cash-strapped local authorities and being forced to be run by volunteers, Newcastle City Council took the brave step a few years ago to develop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
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Reviewed 9 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
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Reviewed 3 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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Reviewed 2 August 2017

In the city centre, just a minute or two away from the Monument and Northumberland street, this is a great resource for Visitors and locals. There is no official Tourist information centre in the city now, but the library provides free city maps and local...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 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

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Reviewed 3 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

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