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Broomhill Library

Broomhill Library

Manager: David Cook

Sherrington Road, Ipswich
IP1 4HT

Branch updates

The library is closed for essential maintenance work on Monday 20 January.

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 0930 – 1230
Tuesday 0930 – 1700
Wednesday 0930 – 1700
Thursday 0930 – 1700
Friday 0930 – 1830
Saturday 1000 – 1700
Sunday 1100 – 1600

Room & venue hire

Room and space hire at Broomhill Library →

Branch facilities

IT and printing facilities

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Baby Bounce

Tuesday, 0930-1030

Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies. Run in partnership with Wellington Children's Centre.

Find out more about Wordplay

Craft activities: for primary school age children

Sunday, 1100-1400

Followed by film club from 1400.

Lego club: all welcome

Saturday, 1400-1600

Story Starters: for toddlers and pre-schoolers

Thursday, 1030-1115

Stories and activities in partnership with Highfield Nursery School and Children's Centre.

Older people's events

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Monday, 1400-1600

Reading groups

Reading group

third Monday of the month, 1015-1115

IT help

Internet taster sessions for beginners: book in advance

Tuesday, 1000-1200

Language courses

German for beginners: £80 for an eight-week course

Mondays from 14 October, 1730-1930

Contact the library to book and pay in advance.

Arts, crafts & games

Crafty Critters

Wednesday, 1400-1600

Knitting, crochet and cross stitch group.

Health & wellbeing events

B.R.A.S: Breastfeeding Reassurance and Support café

Thursday, 1000-1100

Meet other local breastfeeding mums and get peer-to-peer support, coffee and cake in a friendly and relaxed environment. Run by an Infant Feeding Supporter and parent volunteer from Highfield Children's Centre.

Upcoming special events