Library services


Download free eBooks, eAudio, magazines & MP3s


Library contact details & events, hire library spaces

Mobiles & home service

Mobile library timetables & books delivered to you

Help using the service

Finding & reserving, charges & fines, using our computers

New in & suggestions

New titles, reading lists & staff picks

Events & activities

Activities for children & older people, free IT courses and special events

Research, study & leisure resources

Free access to Ancestry, Find my Past & other information resources

Schools & literacy

Classroom resources for teachers and literacy resources for parents & carers

Mental health & wellbeing

Books on Prescription, wellbeing resources, events & a blog


Updates & press releases


A peek behind the scenes at Suffolk Libraries

Meet the author

Interviews with some of the world's biggest–selling authors, including Lee Child, Alexander McCall Smith and Bernard Cornwell.

Ipswich Enterprise + Business Hub

Book a meeting space or desk, create with 3D printers and sewing machines


See our latest vacancies

About us

Governance, board members, documents & community groups


Looking for Christmas inspiration? Check out our Christmas 2016 suggestions.

What better gift than a book, album or film for Christmas? Whoever the gift is for, we've got loads of ideas for you, as well as lots of free digital magazines full of craft, present and cooking ideas.

See our Christmas ideas →

Books and magazines for Christmas