Pick up your pens!

Wednesday 26th June is National Writing Day – an annual celebration of writing designed to inspire everyone to get writing. Look around the library at our 8,000 plus books. Every one of them began the same way. Whether it be a poem, a short story, a children’s…

Hoppings Mad!

This week sees the return of The Hoppings to the Town Moor. Claimed to be Europe’s largest funfair, The Hoppings has been a big part of Newcastle life since 1882. To find out more about the history of this spectacle, take a look in the…

Welcome All!

We are delighted to have played an active part in the highly successful Jesmond Community Festival 2019 which came to an end last week. The Library played host to university lecturers but also to teddy bears. We were entertained by jazz musicians as well as…

Festival Buzz!

We’re now in the final week of the Community Festival. All over Jesmond exciting things have been happening, with many organisations, venues and people all taking an active part. Jesmond Library has played host to a number of excellent events, whilst our volunteers have kept…

Friends and Champions

  Dementia Action Week runs from 20th – 27th May 2019. The theme for this year’s events is inclusion. At Jesmond Library there will be an interactive drop-in session on Monday 20th May from 10am to 4pm organised by Dementia Friendly Jesmond. Members will also be…

Jesmond Community Festival

With the festival starting on Saturday 11 May there is even more than usual on at the library. Highlights for the first week include on Saturday 11 May at 7.30pm: Members of the Newcastle University Jazz Orchestra return for another evening of their favourite swing…

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