Books on Tyne Festival 21st - 27th November

Booking is now OPEN for Books on Tyne, the festival that we share with City Library. We have a wide range of events, covering many genres, including a FREE family with four authors.

For a full list of events, and how to book, please check www.litandphil.org.uk
















What's On At The Lit And Phil

  • Oct Thursday 27th 19:00
    Book Launch: The Half Shilling Curate FREE
  • Oct Friday 28th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz with Emma Fisk and James Birkett £4
  • Oct Friday 28th 19:30
    The Denison Trio in aid of the S.Y. Killingley Trust £8/6
  • Oct Monday 31st 18:00
    What motivates a person to murder? £5/3
  • Nov Wednesday 2nd 18:00
    Gail-Nina Anderson Lecture Series - Heightened Emotions £3
  • Nov Wednesday 2nd 19:00
    Book Launch - Ren and the Blue Hands, Ellen Phethean FREE

What's on this month

Why not hire The Lit & Phil?

Seat 20 in the stunning Committee Room or plan an event in the Library (or something inbetween). The Lit & Phil is ideal for your meeting, training or party and is perfectly located next to the station.


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As a member you can borrow most books published after 1850 (but not all at once). You can also access wi-fi in the Library and benefit from priority booking at some events. By joining the Lit & Phil, you are also supporting this wonderful institution, so thank you!

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 Check if we have that book you've been looking for. You don't need to be a member to search the catalogue; search by title, author, keyword or subject. Members can then reserve the book to collect later.