Library Locations and Opening Times - Community Hub Central

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Opening Times Please note that our Libraries and Community Hubs remain closed. We will update our website with opening times when we are able to safely re-open our buildings.
Community Hub South is currently open Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm.
Click and Collect Book Borrowing is available from Owton Manor Library within Community Hub South. Books can be reserved via:
Online Catalogue
Telephone: 01429 272631
Email: clickandcollect@hartlepool.gov.uk
You will receive a telephone call once books are available to collect.
For those library uses who are not able to visit Community Hub South, you will be pleased to know that our 'click and collect' service is being expanded and will be available from a number of community locations throughout the week via our Mobile Community Hub.
Monday: 10am - 12noon, The Parade, near Ward Jackson Park
Tuesday: 10am - 12noon, Throston Library
Wednesday: 10am - 12noon, Headland Library
Thursday: 10am - 12noon, Throston Library
Friday: 10am - 12noon, Headland Library
Anyone who needs to access a computer to help with job applications, to apply for benefits, to find new opportunites and to remain socially included, can take advantage of a number of 'People's Network' computers located at Community Hub South. To book a computer, please click here or telephone 01429 272631.
Address 124 York Road
Hartlepool
TS26 9DE
Branch Contact Number 01429 272905
Email central.library@hartlepool.gov.uk
Free Wi-Fi access? Yes
Computer and Internet Access? Yes
Room Hire Available?

Yes - Download our Hire Brochure for details

Events and Activities

Scrabble Club

Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm

Family History drop-in
Wednesday from 10am to 12 noon

Writing Group for Adults
Wednesday (once a month on the second Wednesday of the month) from 6:30pm to 8:30pm (please contact the library for dates)

Craft Group
Thursday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

CHAT Group (adult social activities)
Thursday (1st in the month) from 2pm to 3.30pm (booking required)

Benefits Advice from West View Advice & Resource Centre
Monday from 10am to 12 noon - by appointment only
Wednesday from 10am to 1pm - by appointment only
Thursday from 10am to 1pm - drop-in
Thursday from 1:30pm to 4.30pm - by appointment only 

Pass on a Poem 

Poetry reading group for everyone who loves poetry.  Thursday (1st in the month) from 4pm to 5:30pm.  Contact Community Hub Central for more information. 

 

 

Children’s Activities

Stories and Rhymes - Every Monday at 10:30am to 11:30am 

Parent and Toddler Session - Every Tuesday at 10:30am to 11:30am

Come along to our warm and welcoming session for parents/carers and pre-school children to meet and socialise in an informal environment.  Make new friends and share experiences while your little one has fun with other children and tries out new play opportunities.  Adults receive a free hot drink and each child a juice and biscuit. 

Cost £2.50 for parent/carer with one child, additional children £1. 

Stories and Rhymes - Every Tuesday at 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Baby Babble (under 2's) - Every Wednesday at 1:30pm to 2:30pm 

Stories and Rhymes - Every Thursday at 10:30am to 11:30am 


Download our Storytime Information Bookmark to see what's on offer for children.

 

Baby Clinic and Breastfeeding Support Group - Every Tuesday 10:30am to 12 noon 

Junior Reading Group 

Saturday (every 3 weeks) from 10:30am to 11:30am (please contact the library for date) 

School Holiday Craft Activities 

Events across all Community Hubs and Libraries (please visit www.hartlepool.gov.uk/libraries for further details)