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.
LIBRARY OPENING HOURS
- 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)
- BASIC COMPUTER TRAINING SESSIONS for beginners
- 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