Jesmond Library


Following the government advice given on March 16th the trustees have regretfully decided that the library will close for normal business from 9.00 am Tuesday March 17th.

Thank you for your support in making the library a fantastic hub for the community and for contributing to keeping it going.

Fines on any outstanding loans will be waived.

We will reopen as soon as it may be possible. In the meantime take care and stay safe.

If you have queries please email us at

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. We hold a number of events every week, details of which are on our website.

Please do call in to see what we have to offer. You can be sure of a warm welcome.

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.


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