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Beccles Library

Manager: Ellen McAteer

Blyburgate, Beccles
NR34 9TB

Tel: 01502 714073
Email: help@suffolklibraries.co.uk
Friends group: Beccles Library Community Trust

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Facilities

  • Free wifi available
  • Scanning, printing and photocopying facilities
  • Accessibility information
  • Beccles Library is a Trusted Advisor organisation offering support accessing information for your health and social needs, help to navigate Suffolk Infolink and other online information resources and information about other organisations in the area and help to contact them

Room hire

Display space

Double sided notice board

Displays posters for local non-commercial events, such as church fetes.

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 0930 – 1700
Tuesday 0930 – 1700
Wednesday 0930 – 1700
Thursday 0930 – 1700
Friday 0930 – 1930
Saturday 0930 – 1700
Sunday 1000 – 1600

Regular events and activities

Children's events

TinyTalk toddler classes: to book your place contact Charlotte Ling 07419 322204 or charlottel@tinytalk.co.uk

Tuesday, 1015-1115

TinyTalk baby signing: to book your place contact Charlotte Ling 07419 322204 or charlottel@tinytalk.co.uk

Tuesday, 1130-1230

Grandparents and grandchildren Sessions: free play and talk for grandparents and 0-5 years old grandchildren

Wednesday, 0945-1115

Family playtime: for 0-4 year olds

Thursday, 0945-1115

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock: songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers

Friday, 1100-1200

Older people's events

Top Time family history session

fourth Thursday of the month, 1400-1500

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Thursday, 1400-1500

Reading groups

Top Time reading group

first Thursday of the month, 1400-1500

Reading group: for more information contact Ruth Sainsbury at ruthsainsbury@yahoo.co.uk

first Monday of the month, 1900-2030

Poetry group

last Friday of the month, 1400-1500

Writing groups

Creative writing group: for more information contact Helen on 01502 714161 / htpoet5@gmail.com or Lorraine on 01502 470853 / bennettlorraine1@gmail.com

second Friday of the month, 1400-1500

Computer courses

Absolute Beginners in computers: book in advance (4 week course)

Wednesday, 0900-1030

Family history sessions: book in advance

Thursday, 1500-1600

Internet and email sessions for beginners: book in advance (4 week course)

Thursday, 0900-1030

Job club: help with CVs and job searches

Wednesday, 1230-1500

Tablet and eReader training sessions for beginners: book in advance

Tuesday every 2 weeks, 0900-1000

Language courses

German conversation group: for those with some previous knowledge of conversational German

Tuesday every 2 weeks, 1400-1600

French open chat drop-in sessions: all welcome and no booking required

Saturday every 2 weeks, 1000-1100

Arts, crafts & games

Friday night magic: free entry on a drop-in basis to play magic

Friday, 1730-2100

Health & wellbeing events

No health or wellbeing events.

Councillor surgeries & professional advice

No councillor surgeries or professional advice sessions.

Cafés, stalls & book sales

No cafés, stalls or book sales.

Upcoming special events