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Bury St Edmunds Library

Manager: Neil Holmes

Sergeants Walk, St Andrews Street North, Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1TZ

Tel: 01284 732255
Email: help@suffolklibraries.co.uk
Friends group: Friends of Bury St Edmunds Library

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Room hire

Display space

Internal Foyer (suitable for table top / banner display)

Per day (manned):

  • Charitable and voluntary: £12
  • Other (commercial and statutory bodies): £20
External Foyer (suitable for table top / banner display)

Per week:

  • Charitable and voluntary: £12
  • Other (commercial and statutory bodies) £20
Paid for Display board

Public notices for services/goods. Per week (to a maximum of six weeks):

  • A5: 50p per week
  • A4: £1 per week

For sale: Stamps, A4 envelopes, plastic wallets, ballpoint pens, canvas bags

Opening hours

Day Hours
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

Children's events

Baby Bounce: soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies

Wednesday, 1015-1045

Craft activities: for primary school age children

Sunday, 1030-1200

Tot Rock: songs and action rhymes for toddlers

Thursday, 1015-1045

Older people's events

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Friday, 1000-1200

Reading groups

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

Health & wellbeing events

Music in our Bones: HeartSong 2016 - wellbeing singing project for family carers - help with respite funding available or bring your family member or friend with mental or physical health issues with you if they too enjoy singing - £2 voluntary donation

third Friday of the month, 1300-1500

Bury Open Space: A space to drop in to listen, chat and think... free tea and coffee provided. Drop by and see us.

Wednesday, 1400-1600

Councillor surgeries & professional advice

Suffolk Age UK advice in the foyer: assistance with home help, day services, befriending or benefits - no session on 21 or 28 December

Wednesday, 1000-1300


Suffolk Family History drop-in

second Wednesday of the month, 1200-1400

Upcoming special events