Browsing for books

There is a special delight in choosing a new book from the Library shelf. What will it be? A novel – crime, romance, historical or thriller – each provide a voyage of discovery to a fictional world peopled by characters formed in the imagination of…

We’re back!

It’s been five months since we were forced to close and we’ve missed you all. But now we’re opening our doors again. We’re taking it slowly. Small steps, finding a way to keep our users and our volunteers safe. For the last three months we…

Art Challenge

We are already challenging budding and established writers. Now we have something for the artists among you. The Library is asking you rise to a new challenge to keep yourselves busy in these strange times. As with the Creative Writing we will post a theme…

Staying connected

How very different lockdown would have been without technology to help us stay in touch with each other. Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, WhatsApp have all helped to make the separation from family and friends so much easier. Humorous gifs and memes have given us reason to…

Imagining a post Covid Jesmond

Tony Waterston’s talk on zoom this evening is now available here, Password: 3v@5&?44 https://newcastleuniversity.zoom.us/rec/share/1NRtNOHy2mhIa6_c8XOGavMQGZjVeaa81HJM86ANxEq6SQdANWEoYi4-42uMDEtC?startTime=1591801027000 Video Conferencing, Web Conferencing, Webinars, Screen Sharing Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across…

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