Alnwick Library will be closed at lunchtime today, Thurs 18 Jan from 12:30pm - 1:30pm. It will also close at 6pm on Friday 19 Jan.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Items can be renewed online or by telephoning 01670 50 50 16. Please note that this is an automated system and you will need your library card number.

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.

Need some IT help or support?  Contact staff at Ashington Library who can book you a one to one session with Leanne from The Bridge Project

Lego Donations Wanted Click here to find out more. 

RENEW YOUR ITEMS:  Library items can be renewed online here or by telephone -  01670 620250 to speak to an operator - please note this number will be available Mon – Thurs 9am until 5pm and Fri 9am until 4.30pm.

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.


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