The Word: Covid-19 Update
In line with the Government's announcement that libraries can reopen from Saturday 4 July, council-owned libraries in South Tyneside, including the library at The Word, will be reopening in three phases with limited services.
The toilets, cafe and all other facilities at The Word will remain closed until further notice and there will be no access to public computers at the moment.
Visits to the library are restricted to return and collect books only, with no access to the inside of the building. From Saturday 4 July you will be able to pre-order books over the phone for collection from Monday 6 July by appointment only. To contact The Word, please call 0191 427 1818.
Opening hours for the library at The Word will be 10am-5pm Monday to Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday to Sunday.
Find out more about the phased reopening of South Tyneside Libraries
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