Bury St Edmunds Library
Manager: Neil Holmes
Sergeants Walk, St Andrews Street North, Bury St Edmunds
Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
Out-of-hours book return available
Display space: Space available for table top or banner displays in internal and external foyer. Public notice board also available.
For sale: Stamps, A4 envelopes, plastic wallets, ballpoint pens, canvas bags
Also available: Board Games available to borrow - see the Bury board games information sheet (PDF) for further information.
IT and printing facilities
|Monday||0830 – 1730|
|Tuesday||0830 – 1930|
|Wednesday||0830 – 1730|
|Thursday||0830 – 1730|
|Friday||0830 – 1930|
|Saturday||0830 – 1700|
|Sunday||1000 – 1600|
Regular events and activities
Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies.
Craft activities: for primary school age children
Junior reading group: for pre-school children
For children and their parents or guardians. Listen to a story, take part in a themed activity and borrow related books.
last Saturday of the month, 1000-1200
Get creative and build something on the theme of the month. Free.
Tell Me a Story
Visit the children's library to hear the story of the day.
Songs and action rhymes for toddlers.
Older people's events
Top Time: events and activities for older people
Adventurers reading group
third Tuesday of the month, 1500-1700
Avid Crime Readers reading group
fourth Tuesday of the month, 1430-1630
The Bookworms reading group
first Tuesday of the month, 1400-1600
Top Time reading group
first Friday of the month, 1000-1200
Tuesday Night reading group
second Tuesday of the month, 1800-1900
Arts, crafts & games
Colour Me Calm adult colouring: all materials provided
Thursday every 2 weeks, 1100-1200
£1 per strip, 2 games per session. Have fun and raise funds for the library.
Relaunching soon. Please register your interest by emailing email@example.com
every other Thursday, 1000
Bring a puzzle to swap or have a go at one of ours.
Standard and large print sets provided.
Health & wellbeing events
third Friday of the month, 1300-1500
A wellbeing singing project for family carers and their partners or friends with mental or physical health issues run by Music in our Bones. No session in August.
Open space: drop in for health info and chats. All welcome.
See the latest Bury Open Space timetable.
Parents and Carers Together (PACT)
third Monday of the month, 1000-1200
Support group for parents/carers who have a child/young person with mental health issues. Get together for a friendly chat over cake. Visit the Parents and Carers Together website or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Upcoming special events
Fri 23 Feb, 2018 1000 – 1200
Tue 27 Feb, 2018 1000 – 1200