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.
A Christmas… of sorts!
Get into the spirit of Christmas with Class Act Drama’s presentation of a light hearted seasonal entertainment.
Christmas craft activities
There will be simple Christmas activites at the library on Tuesday 18th and Thursday 20th December from 3.00 – 4.30 and on Saturday December 22nd from 9.30 – 4.00.
Diana Whaley – Mysteries and Mummers
On Thursday December 13th at 6.00pm Diana Whaley will be talking about mystery and mummers plays from the North East.
New Books at Jesmond Library
We have added fifty new books to Jesmond Library this week, including some lovely Junior books on a Christmas theme, and a range of new fiction, biographies, cookery and general non-fiction. Titles include: Michelle Obama’s autobiography “Becoming”, Stephen Hawking’s final book “Brief Answers to Big…