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posted Mar 31, 2019, 10:52 AM by lf lf   [ updated May 7, 2019, 6:58 AM ]

Sadly, due to lack of interest we have been forced to cancel our games night on the 1st of May.

Come and enjoy a

Games Night at the library.


£6 per person

Includes a pie & peas supper

Easter Crafts with ARTventurers

posted Mar 21, 2019, 5:13 AM by lf lf   [ updated Apr 30, 2019, 5:10 AM ]

Easter Crafts 
with ARTventurers 

10th April at 10.30-11.30 &
15th April at 1.30-2.30

Ages 3-8 years
£2.00 per child
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Booking and non-refundable pre-payment is essential.

Easter Fair - TODAY!

posted Feb 16, 2019, 5:08 AM by lf lf   [ updated May 18, 2019, 1:48 AM ]

Bring the family to our Easter Fair

9.30-12pm Saturday 30th March 

Craft Stalls - Home Bakes
-Fun Kids' Activities - Raffle - Tombola 

All proceeds to go to the running costs of the library

Dickens' Magic

posted Jan 28, 2019, 7:31 AM by lf lf   [ updated Feb 26, 2019, 6:38 AM ]

Dickens's Magic 

Wednesday 20th February at 7pm

John Bowen is Professor of English at the University of York and is President of the worldwide Dickens Fellowship. His talk will reflect on the many kinds of magic in Dickens's writing and how this has helped to create the magical hold his stories have over their readers.

This event is FREE, please book in advance to reserve your seat.

Craft session with Art Venturers

posted Jan 15, 2019, 5:28 AM by lf lf   [ updated Feb 26, 2019, 6:38 AM ]

Children's craft session on the 19th of February 13:30-15:00 provided by the popular ARTventurers. Children 3-8 £2.00 Pre-booking and payment essential - non refundable. To reserve a place for your child please drop in or contact:
Tel: 0191 433 6408
Email: lowfelllibrary@gateshead.gov.uk

Free Computer Courses

posted Dec 9, 2018, 3:53 AM by lf lf   [ updated Mar 30, 2019, 3:34 AM ]

Do you get worried about booking holidays or shopping safely online?  

Do you have concerns about using social media such as Facebook and Twitter?  

Whether you're a complete beginner or you've got some experience of using computers but want to make sure you stay safe online, our FREE computer courses will help you get more out of your computer, iPad or tablet.

Click on the image to enlarge it and see full details of dates and courses.

To find out more or to enrol, call 0191 433 6450.

A Christmas Carol

posted Nov 2, 2018, 7:22 AM by lf lf   [ updated Feb 26, 2019, 6:38 AM ]

Charles Dickens' 

“A Christmas Carol”

Wednesday 5th December 7.00 pm

An atmospheric staged reading of this classic Christmas tale by members of the Dickens Fellowship in Victorian Costume with sound and lighting effects

Glass of mulled wine or soft drink and a mince pie included in the ticket price of £5.00

This is a very popular event so booking is essential. 

Not suitable for under 9’s

Exhibitions & Talks

posted Oct 23, 2018, 7:16 AM by lf lf   [ updated Mar 30, 2019, 3:35 AM ]

100 Years of Women's Suffrage

An exhibition of photographs, letters and posters celebrating 100 years since the first women got the vote.

Exhibitions & Talks

posted Oct 22, 2018, 1:17 PM by lf lf   [ updated Mar 30, 2019, 3:35 AM ]


Exhibitions in the Library this month:
  • Remembering John Brown-King

A talk by local historian, Mike Scott, will provide more details about Private Brown-King, reputedly the man to fire the first shot of the Great War, when his ship, the cruiser Amphion, attacked the German mine-layer, the Konogin Luise.

The talk is FREE and takes place at 2pm on Wednesday, 24th October

  • Letters of a Temporary Gentleman
Exhibition - The family correspondence of Captain George Robertson of 21st (Service) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

Halloween Crafts with ArtVenturers - Fully Booked

posted Oct 4, 2018, 5:19 AM by lf lf   [ updated Jan 29, 2019, 7:37 AM ]

Halloween Crafts with ArtVenturers 
Thursday 25th October 1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Fully Booked

Design your own sparkly Halloween Lantern complete with a 
Battery Tea Light

Children 3 - 8 yrs must be accompanied

Pre-Booking and payment (non-refundable) essential.

Further details   0191 4336408
Email:     lowfelllibrary@gateshead.gov.uk


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