How to Book

Please book to avoid disappointment.*

For City Library events:
0191 277 4100
email [email protected]

For Lit & Phil events:
0191 232 0192
email [email protected]

In person at City Library or The Lit & Phil.


*If the event you have booked for is cancelled, rescheduled or has changed location, you are entitled to a refund. You’re not entitled to a refund if you can no longer attend an event.

Enquiry Form

If you have an enquiry please fill in the form below (*required)


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Newcastle City Library
33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX

City Library on New Bridge Street, is a welcoming modern building open to everyone. We provide contemporary and easily accessible services as well as historic collections.

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The Lit & Phil
23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE

The Lit & Phil, on Westgate Road, is the largest independent library outside London. Opened in 1825, the building houses contemporary and historic collections of more than 200,000 books, and an important collection of recorded music and scores.