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Events and activities

Regular children's activities

Children and parents at a story and activity session

Songs, stories & crafts, Minecraft, reading & writing groups for toddlers, pre–school & primary age.

Regular older people's activities

Older people participating in an art group

Coffee groups, history, arts & crafts for older people and their carers.

Special events

Primo Nelson performing at Ipswich County Library

A list of upcoming special events for all ages.

Free beginner computer courses

A library computer

Free courses for complete computer and internet beginners.

Presents screenings

A scene from York Theatre Royal's The Railway Children

Presents, top quality screenings of theatre, ballet and exhibitions across our libraries.

Reading groups

Books in grass

Join a library group and find out about setting up your own.

Ceremonies in the Northgate Room

Stained glass windows in the Northgate Room in Ipswich County Library

Ipswich County Library’s Northgate Room is licensed to hold weddings, civil ceremonies and other celebrations.

Suffolk Writes

A pen on a computer keyboard

Suffolk Writes is a project giving you the opportunity to make your written work available for Suffolk Libraries customers to borrow.

Skulduggery in Stowmarket, 26 - 29 April 2019

Skulduggery in Stowmarket 2019 logo

Suffolk's newest crime writers' festival returns for a second year. Guests include Stella Duffy, Sophie Hannah and Nicci French.

Slaughter in Southwold, 15 - 16 June 2019

Slaughter in Southwold logo

The annual seaside crime writers' festival is back. Meet Val McDermid, Mick Herron, Elly Griffiths, Martin Edwards and more, and solve a murder mystery written by Ann Cleeves.