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Activities for all at Bury St Edmunds Library

Bury St Edmunds Library are hosting a full week of activities for all ages to celebrate Libraries Week, which takes place 4-10 October.

The library has organised a variety of creative events for people to get involved with throughout the week, showcasing how libraries provide safe, welcoming spaces for everyone to come and relax and be creative.

Neil Holmes, manager at Bury St Edmunds Library, said:

Customers have often let us know how much they've missed attending activities at the library, not just having fun or learning new skills but making new friends and connecting with their community.

As staff, we love spending time with our customers and sharing our own interests through a wide range of activities and, now circumstances allow, we're thrilled to be offering a programme of activities as part of Libraries Week 2021 and invite everyone to come and join in.

The full list of events is as follows:

Saturday 2 October: 15-Brick Lego Challenge and Mindful Origami Workshop

Sunday 3 October: Still Life Watercolour Painting

Monday 4 October: Creative Collage Workshop, Self-Massage Wellness Activity and Open Space Wellbeing group

Tuesday 5 October: Spanish Conversation taster session, Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Wednesday 6 October: Knit and Knatter and Open Book Group taster session

Thursday 7 October: Hedgehog Crafts for Adults, Duplo Club for children and Creative Writing for Beginners

Friday 8 October: Top Time event for over 55s

Saturday 9 October: Warhammer Event

Sunday 10 October: Hogwarts Day Event – one morning session and one afternoon session

Booking is recommended for all activities except for Warhammer on 9 October, which is a drop-in session. To book a space, telephone 01284 338830 or enquire at the library foyer desk.

Bury St Edmunds Library also hosts a number of regular events for both children and adults, and has resumed its reading groups.

For more information, visit the Bury St Edmunds library page.