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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Philately will get you everywhere
At a time when international journeys are severely limited there are still ways we can scratch that travel itch. Television offers some fabulous travel documentaries. Many virtual tours are available online. We have some great travel guides available to borrow from the library. Just let…
Kung Hei Fat Choi!
This week marks the beginning of the new year in the Chinese calendar. Traditionally the event is celebrated with dragon dances, fire crackers and family gatherings. Sadly this year the celebrations will be more muted, even in Newcastle’s celebrated China Town where the many fabulous…
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…