Library closed due to power fault

A BOROUGH library is closed today (Friday) following problems with the building’s power supply.

Whitley Bay Library and Whitley Bay Tourist Information Centre, in Park Road, will be closed all day while repair work is carried out.

A fault with the building’s power supply was found yesterday afternoon leading to both facilities being closed shortly after 4pm.

Any borrowed items due for return to Whitley Bay library tomorrow can be returned to other libraries in North Tyneside.

Alternatively they can be renewed online at or by phoning (0191) 258 4875.

Any fines incurred as a result of today’s closure will be waived.

A council spokesperson said: “North Tyneside Council apologises for the short notice given to customers and any inconvenience caused.”