There will be a host of events in libraries across the region to celebrate National Libraries Day.
The annual event aims to recognise the achievements of libraries and bring new users through the door.
Libraries were visited 256 million times last year, proving they are still as popular as ever.
There will be a host of events in libraries across Newcastle, that you can get involved with:
Monday 1-6 February / East End Library / Stock display of new books
Thursday 4 February / City Library / Dunn & Hansom
Architects of Catholic Newcastle, talk by Dr Michael Johnson / 2.30pm
Saturday 6 February / City Library
Poetry by Heart County Competition with schools / 10.30-1pm
Chinese art workshop for children / 10.30-11.30pm
Fix It Café / 10-1pm
Saturday 6 February Gosforth Library / Character trail drop in / 10-4pm
Kenton Library / Character trail drop in / 10-4pm
Outer West Library / Ralfy Rabbit Storytime drop in /10-4pm
Fenham Library / Ralfy Rabbit Storytime drop in /10-4pm
Cruddas Park Library / Ralfy Rabbit Storytime drop in/ 10-4pm
Denton Burn Library / Ralfy Rabbit Storytime drop in /10-4pm
Saturday 6th February: Newcastle Mental Health Day and Reading Well open event
As in previous years Newcastle Libraries will be celebrating Newcastle Mental Health Day at Grey’s Monument, 10am to 3pm.
‘Reading Well Books on Prescription’ is a national scheme where GPs 'prescribe' books that can help people manage their mental wellbeing.
Tuesday 9 February City Library / Skype and Facetime for iPads and tablets / 10.30am—12 noon
February - March 2016 City Library, Level 6
Newcastle’s Fabulous Architecture – see some of Newcastle’s most iconic buildings in the architecture exhibition.
For further information about the programme of events taking place in the north east click here.