Central Library

From Wednesday 1 September all Newport libraries will open for browsing without the need to make an appointment.

Face coverings: people aged over 11 years must wear a face covering when visiting a library. There are exemptions for people who cannot wear face coverings for health or medical reasons.

Opening hours




       9:30am - 5pm       


       9:30am - 5pm


       9:30am - 5m


       9:30am - 5pm


       9:30am - 4pm


Borrow from a wide-ranging collection of adult and junior stock, community language, large print and spoken word titles.

Central library also holds a specialist carers' collection.

You can request an item from any Newport library free of charge. 

Join Newport Libraries


  • free internet access via wi-fi and public access computers
  • scanners
  • black and white printing
  • photocopying 
  • local studies collection
  • newspapers and magazines
  • story clubs, rhyme times and other regular events and activities


Central Library, John Frost Square, Newport NP20 1PA

See the location of Central Library

Telephone (01633) 656656

Email lending.library@newport.gov.uk 

Email reference.library@newport.gov.uk