FAWDON COMMUNITY LIBRARY  has been wholly run by volunteers since 2015, and is located within Fawdon Community Centre, just 2 minutes walk from Fawdon Metro station. The centre also has a regular bus service (30) and has parking available, including disabled bays.


  • MONDAYS: 10 a.m – 5 p.m. (Closed for lunch 1-2 p.m)
  • WEDNESDAYS: 10 a.m – 1 p.m
  • THURSDAYS: 2 – 5 p.m.

CHRISTMAS CLOSURE 2022: Please note the the library will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday 22nd December for the Christmas break, reopening on Monday 9th January 2023 at 10 a.m.

Wishing all our members a very happy Christmas and happy, healthy New Year.

We are located at the front entrance of Fawdon Community Centre, and have a wide selection of books and services, including:
  • BOOKS TO YOUR DOORSTEP – our home delivery service for those members of our community who are elderly or infirm, and unable to visit the library. Interested? Call us on 0191 2843254
  • REFRESHMENTS available
  • FAMILY HISTORY GROUP – meets monthly in the library on the last Tuesday of each month (2-3.30 p.m). Drop in if you would like to explore your family tree.
  • COMPUTER ROOM FACILITIES with free access (City library membership card required)
  • WATERCOLOURS FOR BEGINNERS – Join Ed and the group on the first Tuesday of each month from 2-4 p.m.


  • JIGSAW CORNER A selection of jigsaws will be available to borrow from late January
  • READING GROUP We hope to introduce a reading group during Spring 2023, enabling interested members of our community who enjoy reading to explore different books each month, and meet monthly to compare and discuss the content, over a cuppa in the warmth of the library

CONTACT US at fawdoncommunitylibrary@gmail.com or call us on 0191 284 3254 (during opening hours) for further information. Check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/fawdonlibrary

Fawdon Community Library (FCL) is committed to complying with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which came into force on 25th May 2018. Looking after the personal information you share with us is very important, and we want you to be confident that your personal data is kept safely and securely, and to understand how we use it to provide your library service.
(Click HERE to view our policy)
If you have any queries please email us  or call in to see us, or call us on 0191 2843254 during library opening hours.