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Fun half-term events for all at Ipswich Library

Ipswich County Library has organised several interesting events for all ages over October half-term week, including interactive music-making sessions and film screenings!

Full list of events:

Book launch with Tianna Okechukwu

Tianna Okechukwu, Suffolk's youngest author, will be coming in to launch her debut children's book Hamsters Don't Get Lost, They Go on Adventures on Saturday 23 October. The Mayor of Ipswich, Elizabeth Hughes, will also be attending this event.

About Hamsters Don’t Get Lost, They Go on Adventures:

Florence is a little girl who loves her cheeky pet hamster, Chewie. One very busy morning, Florence’s mother forgets his cage door open, and he escapes into the great outdoors. Chewie is no ordinary hamster - he dreams of adventures and faraway places, but most of all, he wants to become a bird watcher.

Tianna will also be visiting Chantry Library and Gainsborough Community Library throughout the week.

Little Beats: music and stories for preschool children

Ipswich Library is hosting a special Little Beats event on Wednesday 27 October. Little Beats is a project created by Suffolk Libraries and Suffolk Artlink to improve wellbeing, child development and musical engagement for pre-school children aged 2-5 years.

Film screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Come along for a special film screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show on Friday 29 October. Dress up (if you want!) and enjoy the time-warp at Ipswich Library’s unique venue.

Code Creatures

Get involved with fun digital and coding activities for children aged 3-11 on Saturday 30 October. There’ll be Ozobots, Codeapillars, VR, Scratch projects and more!

Code Creatures has been developed with help from Suffolk Libraries Arts Team and Arts Council England to get young minds engaged with the world of coding.

Movie and Makes: Hocus Pocus

Come along to the library and join in with this special Movie and Makes event on Sunday 31 October. Get involved with fun craft activities and watch the family-friendly film Hocus Pocus – perfect for Halloween!

Ipswich County Library will also be hosting their regular events for all ages throughout the week, including Top Time, Baby Bounce, and more. Find more events at Ipswich Library.