HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021
Although we can't host meetings at the library we are putting some of our popular events online so do join us for the upcoming Thursday evening talks and for the Well-being for Life events and coffee mornings. For invitations please email firstname.lastname@example.org
During the current Lockdown restrictions we are continuing to offer a click & collect service for you to borrow books for collection on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 2 pm and 4 pm. The catalogue can be viewed by following the link at the bottom of this page. Then please email your requests to 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.
Erm… what day is it?
How many of us have a 2021 diary which, because of the ongoing restrictions and repeated exhortations to stay home, is still pristine and unused? This third lockdown means our normal routines have been disrupted. I wonder if you too find yourself unable to work…
‘The Beatles’ – one by one
Anyone visiting Liverpool in the early 1960’s would have found the epitome of ‘the dark satanic mills’. The city’s civic buildings were soot blackened, there were gaps where buildings had been, evidence of the intensive bombing the city had experienced in wartime. Two cathedrals, one…
When we read a good book, something magical can happen. Locked down and in our own home we lose ourselves inside a fictional world, created by the imagination of the author but transformed into a virtual reality by our emotional response to the written word….
Do you want to know a secret?
Jesmond Library is once again running its popular annual creative writing competition. This year the theme is “Do you want to know a secret?” With that as your starting point let your imagination take you anywhere it will. There are four age categories: Under 5…