About Jesmond Library
Jesmond Library was officially opened on 30 May 1963. Ironically the council decided to close the library as part of a series of funding cuts on 30th June 2013, just over 50 years after opening.
The Friends of Jesmond Library are a group of volunteers who came together to save the much loved library and have now re-opened it as a community hub to maintain and enhance the free library services, and also expand the activities in reflection of the wishes of the local residents and library ...Show the whole text
Jesmond Library's upcoming events
Thursday Evening Talk: Marking the Changes in Jesmond Allotments
Thursday, 23 November
Jesmond Library's previous events
Poetry Appreciation: Exploring the Later Poetry of Seamus Heaney
Monday, 13 November
Thursday Evening Talk: My Tour Round South America, Beau Rowlands
Thursday, 9 November
Jesmond Welcomes Students
Wednesday, 8 November
Music in the Library - Axum; Elderly Brothers
Saturday, 20 May
Jesmond Library presents an evening with Harry Gallagher
Thursday, 12 January
Film: 'The man who saved the world'
Friday, 4 November 2016
Folding paper cranes for Hiroshima
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
Library Talk, All Things Bright and Beautiful - Does Colour Make us feel better?
Thursday, 21 April 2016