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
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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
Death Positive Library We recognise that libraries are uniquely placed to be a centre for bereavement support, as well as a trusted space where conversations about death and dying can take place. Libraries Connected are a national charity representin
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The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography contains the biographies of deceased people who helped shape British history. The biographies include links to related content on other websites such as the BBC, British Library, and National Portrait Gallery.