At Newcastle Libraries we have a number of Pictures to Share collections available to borrow. These books combine pictures and text for adults in a meaningful way to help stimulate conversation between families, professionals and those with dementia. The books can also be used with stroke sufferers, as well as adults with learning disabilities and people with mental health needs.
A Newcastle Libraries membership gives you 24-hour access to hundreds of eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital magazines from the comfort of your home or on the move. We have two apps which give you access to this digital content: Borrowbox Borrowbox gives
Starting or joining a group Our friends at the Reading Agency maintain a database of the reading groups in the UK. If you would like to start your own reading group download the Reading Agency's How to Start a Reading Group resource pack for tips on
Borrow board games from Newcastle Libraries Our board game lending collection is the largest in the UK, and it features some great modern board games. You can borrow family games like Dobble and Jungle Speed, modern classics like Catan and Ticket to
Join the Gadgeteers Science is all around you! What do you love doing? Are you a brilliant baker? Or a mega music fan? Are you the tech wizard amongst your friends? Join the Gadgeteers for the Summer Reading Challenge to discover the amazing science
Board Game Events Our board game team host regular events throughout the year. Our Board Game Quarterly is an after-hours event at City Library which takes place every three months. Every month you can visit the all-day Saturday board games, which we
Discover: Newcastle Libraries is an online information and research tool. It allows you to access resources and information in one place, either from a PC or tablet in one of Newcastle's Libraries or from your own device, anywhere. With it you can Ch
The Newcastle Libraries Film Club showcases movies from around the world, and throughout the year. Commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with an evening viewing of The Book Thief, join us to celebrate LGBTQ+ month with Pride and take a nostalgic trip to
Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias.
The gateway to Grove Music Online, Oxford Music Online provides biographical information on classical and modern musicians from Amadeus Mozart to Aphex Twin. There are also articles on composers, conductors, instruments and notation.