Please note:

  • Bedlington Station Library will be closed on Sat 24 March.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.  The next nearest library is Bedlington which is open 10am -1pm.

Address Ashington Library (situated within Ashington Leisure Centre), Portland Park, Ashington, NE63 9JY
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Click here to join the library if you are not already a member.

RENEW YOUR ITEMS:  Library items can be renewed online here or by telephoning the library.

The library is on two floors, the first floor houses the adult library and computer access, and the ground floor the children’s library, teenage books, a quick choice section and computer access. The library is open 7.00-22.00 Monday - Friday, 9.00-18.00 Saturday and 9.00-21.00 Sunday. 

Did you know we have free online resources that are available for all library members to use.  Some of these resources can only be used in the library like Ancestry or British Newspaper Archive. But some are even available for you to use at home like Theory Test Pro if you are doing your driving theory test. Find out more about online resources.

eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines can also be downloaded for free by library members.  Find out more about eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines.


Regular Activities

  • An adult reading group meets on the second Monday of the month 5.30pm till 6.30pm.
  • Northumberland County Blind Association will be at the library on the first Tuesday of the month 1pm - 2.30pm providing information, advice and support for people living with sight loss.


Ashington Library

Opening Times

  • Mon: 7am to 10pm
  • Tue: 7am to 10pm
  • Wed: 7am to 10pm
  • Thu: 7am to 10pm
  • Fri: 7am to 10pm
  • Sat: 9am to 6pm
  • Sun: 9am to 9pm

Library Facilities

  • Computer and Internet Access Computer and Internet Access
  • Printing Printing
  • Scanning Scanning
  • Audiobooks Audiobooks