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Top 10 upcoming events for June 2022

Looking to keep busy in June? Take a look at our top picks of events taking place in libraries this month!

We've got loads of fun events for adults lined up, including author talks, mindful gardening workshops, live music and more!

All our libraries will be closed on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June for the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday.

To find more events and activities near you, take a look at our What's On event listings →

Slaughter in Southwold crime-writing festival

Slaughter in Southwold is returning!

Enjoy live author interviews at Southwold Arts Centre from Saturday 18 to Sunday 9 June. We'll be joined by best-selling crime novelists including Louise Candlish, William Shaw, Rory Clements and more.

A special murder-mystery dinner will also be taking place on Friday 17 June. Get your tickets now!

Author event with A.K. Blakemore at Sudbury Library

Join us at Sudbury Library on Sunday 5 June for an exciting author event with A.K. Blakemore!

Amy will be talking about her book, The Manningtree Witches, which is one of the six titles chosen by Suffolk readers as part of our annual DiscoveReads project.

Introductory Bridge Course at Woodbridge Library

Learn the basics of the fun card game bridge at this free introductory bridge course for beginners at Woodbridge Library from Monday 6 June!

This free 10-week programme teaches the foundations of this absorbing and sociable card game. Everyone can learn to play bridge and benefit from developing new skills and meeting new friends!

No previous card playing experience is necessary, just an enthusiastic approach.

Online author interview with Lucy Holland

Author Lucy Holland will be joining us for a special online author event to celebrate Pride Month on Wednesday 8 June!

Lucy will be talking to us about her career so far and discussing her latest book, Sistersong. This event will also feature a Q&A from the audience.

Stour Wind Decet at Sudbury Library

Enjoy an evening of live music at Sudbury Library on Wednesday 8 June!

Stour Winds is a wind decet band based in Sudbury. They will be performing a selection of beautiful music with their ten instruments featuring clarinets, oboes, French horns, bassoons and flutes.

Family History Taster session at Felixstowe Library

To accompany the History in the Making exhibition taking place from 16 May to 10 June, Felixstowe Library is offering some Introduction to Family History research sessions on Thursday 9 June!

The sessions will cover the basics in getting started on your family history research. There are several bookable sessions available throughout the day.

New Table Tennis sessions at Beccles Library

Following the success of their taster events, Beccles Library are introducing new weekly Table Tennis sessions! All ages and abilities are welcome. It's a great way of exercising, it's fun and it's free!

Mindful Gardening Workshop at Chantry Library

Take part in some mindful gardening at this special Social Prescribers event at Chantry Library on Tuesday 14 June.

Social Prescribers is a weekly drop-in session with Hawthorn GP surgery to help support you with mental health and wellbeing.

Author event with Nancy Tucker at Thurston Cavendish Hall

Join us at Cavendish Hall in Thurston on Saturday 18 June for a special author event with Nancy Tucker!

Nancy will be talking about her book, The First Day Of Spring, which is one of the six titles chosen by Suffolk readers as part of our annual DiscoveReads project.

New Knit & Natter sessions at Lakenheath Library

Lakenheath Library has started running Knit & Natter sessions for crafters!

Bring your latest creation in progress to stitch, knit, crochet or sew with other crafty folks. Share tips, find inspiration and chat with fellow crafters in the welcoming spaces of the library.