Jesmond Library – a Heritage Asset

Heritage Open Days, the national festival which celebrates architecture, history and culture will take place this year over 10 days from 13th – 22nd September.  This year the theme of the 25th anniversary of Heritage Open Days is ‘People Power’. Jesmond Library will be taking part in…

An ocean of inspiration

International Youth Day, as designated by the UN, is celebrated this week on Monday 12th August. As proof that young people can make a big difference why not read Greta Thornberg’s inspirational book now available in the library. Although only 16 years old, Greta has…

Paperback Writer

Paperback Book Day is celebrated this week, on Tuesday 30th July. Paper-backed books (known as ‘yellowbacks’) had been published since the late 1800s. However it was the founding of Penguin Books in 1935 that transformed the paperback market. Returning to London after visiting Agatha Christie…

And the winners are…

Ever wondered who is the most frequently read author at Jesmond Library? Or which book is most frequently loaned? Wonder no more. The data for the year to 31st March 2019 has been analysed, the numbers crunched, and the results are now in.  The winners are……