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.
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.
2022 Booker Prize Shortlist
By Anna Coppinger – Third year BA Geography student at Newcastle University and volunteer at Jesmond Library What is the Booker Prize? This is an annual literary award given to the best novel written in English and published in the United Kingdom or Ireland. The…
Thursday Talks are back!
Here at Jesmond Library we have an exciting programme for autumn 2022 in our ever popular Thursday Talks. A Year of Celebration -Thursday 1st September First in the new series we welcome Margaret Nicholson of Holy Trinity Church which this year celebrates 100 years of…
Keeping it Local!
Local History and Local Interest Collection During the recent Jesmond Community Festival we asked our volunteers to select books specifically about Jesmond from our Local Interest collection. The resulting table display received a positive response from our borrowers. Many of the books showcased were borrowed…
Jubilee honour for Jesmond Library’s Chris Clarke
Jesmond Library is thrilled that our treasurer Chris Clarke has been awarded the BEM in the Queen’s Jubilee Honours. Our congratulations to Chris and thanks for all his efforts on behalf of the library and more widely in Jesmond. Chronicle Live