With lockdown continuing and no definite end in sight we are trying to bring you some of the library’s activities online.

In a two-part talk using Zoom, Keith Jewitt will look first at Gertrude Bell’s North East roots, and then at her extraordinary life and legacy in the wider world.

Part One: Thursday 7 May 6.00pm

Part Two: Thursday 14 May 6.00pm

Please contact us at events@jesmondlibrary.org in order to receive a Zoom invitation.


The book group is holding its first meeting on Wednesday May 6th at 7.00pm. The book to read is Mick Herron’s Slow Horses.

Please contact us at events@jesmondlibrary.org in order to receive a Zoom invitation.