Our current opening hours are:
- Tuesday - 10 am to 4 pm
- Thursday - 12 midday to 6 pm
- Saturday - 10 am to 4 pm
Most normal library services are now available.
We are once again able to host meetings at the library, plus some of our popular events are also available online. Some events are a hybrid of in-person and online. Keep an eye on our ‘What’s on’ page for information about dates and new events.
For all queries, or to request online invitations, please email email@example.com
Jesmond Library is a community library, being one of over 500 such libraries in the country. It is housed in a unique grade 2 listed building and is home to a wide range of books which is regularly updated.
We are a voluntary organisation run by Trustees and other volunteers and provide a focal point for the local community and the Jesmond Festival.
Join the Friends of Jesmond Library community
The Friends of Jesmond Library was set up in 2013. It is run entirely by volunteers, and as well as a free library service it offers a wide variety of events and activities for all sections of the community. We need to raise £30,000 a year to remain open.
The answer is 42!
So what is the question? As every Douglas Adams fan knows, 42 is the answer to the ultimate question: life, the universe and everything! Here at Jesmond Library, the question is not philosophical but entirely practical. 42 x £1000 is how much we need to…
Black History Month
If you have visited the library recently you may have noticed the themed books on view. You will find several relevant displays – in the children’s area, biography, history, local history and on the table near the Information Corner. Some subjects are of such significance…
Celebrating Libraries Week, 4th – 10th October 2021
Libraries Week Our trustees and volunteers work hard to ensure every week at Jesmond Library is special. However the first week in October has an extra dimension being designated ‘Libraries Week’ by CILIP, the library and information association. This year #LibrariesWeek has particular significance here…
3, 2, 1 – We’re back in the room!
We have good news! From October the Library will be fully open. Please join us at the Library for the Grand Reopening event on Saturday 2nd October 2021 between 4.30 and 6.00 pm. Our annual celebration takes on extra significance this year, being the first…