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Friends of Jesmond Library

From 14 May

  • Jesmond library lobby will be open on Thursdays, Saturdays and Tuesdays from 3pm to 4pm. Social distancing will continue to be observed. Books will be quarantined for three days
  • click and collect service now available. Contact the email below.


The Friends of Jesmond Library are a group of volunteers who have been running Jesmond Library for nearly seven years. They run a  full programme of events and activities, many of which are suitable for older people. There are two services operating at present .

They are situated only 5 minutes walk from West Jesmond Metro Station, near the Acorn Road shopping centre.

Activities run at the library when fully open include:

  • language classes
  • English as a foreign language conversation group
  • story and songs for under 5’s
  • mindfulness
  • wellbeing for Life sessions
  • creative writing
  • art appreciation
  • drama and play reading

Contact details

Telephone: 0191 281 2385


Opening hours
To borrow books (when we reopen)
Open Tuesday and Saturday 9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Open Thursday 9.30 am - 6.30 pm

Events - check the programme/7 days a week


Jesmond Library
St George's Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Last updated: July 2, 2020

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