Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons 2-4 pm
Saturday mornings 10-12 am
We are continuing to offer a Click & Collect service.
Although we can't host meetings at the library we are putting some of our popular events online. Do join us for Thursday evening talks, Well-being for Life events and coffee mornings, book group, discussion group and Spanish conversations and others. Keep an eye on our ‘What’s on’ page for information about dates and new events.
For 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.
Welcome back – we’ve missed you!
We are very excited to be opening our doors again. From Tuesday 13th April we will be open for a total of four sessions each week: Tuesday afternoon 2-4 Thursday afternoon 2-4 Saturday morning 10-12 Saturday afternoon 2-4 Our volunteers have been working hard to…
International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day is marked on 8th March every year to celebrate the achievements of women and to raise awareness of equality issues and gender parity. Here at Jesmond Library we have many books which highlight the role of women through the ages and celebrate…
World Book Day
In the UK World Book Day is celebrated on the third Thursday in March. The charity behind it aims to ‘change lives through a love of books and shared reading’. This year children will be able to use their £1 gift vouchers to choose from…
Several of you have requested an extension to this year’s competition deadline, and we are happy to grant it! The new deadline for this year’s Jesmond Library Creative Writing Competition is Saturday April 10, 2021. The theme is ‘Do you want to know a secret’. We…