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…

Did I miss anything?

Another week, another Jesmond Library Creative Writing Challenge! We’ve received some fascinating entries so far to our lockdown writing challenge – some funny, others thought-provoking, and some quite fantastical. All are brilliant. We hope you’ll continue to send us more! This week we start the…

While the city sleeps…

… Jesmond keeps busy! Even though we’re not allowed to reopen the Library just yet, it doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on. Book Group The library book group will next meet (online) on Wednesday 3 June at 7:00 pm, to discuss “The Return” by Victoria…

Creative Writing Challenge!

We hope your writing fingers are twitching, because we are excited to announce an entirely virtual, lockdown creative writing challenge. Every week we will be posting a new topic or writing prompt on our website and social media, and accepting entries from all ages via email…

Electric cars an update for 2020

ELECTRIC CARS – AN UPDATE FOR 2020   On Thursday May 21st at 6.00pm Steve Emsley will be talking about electric cars. If you would like to receive an invitation to the zoom meeting please email events@jesmondlibrary.org.   COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE  The collection and…

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