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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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Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Customer toilet
  • Refreshments: café selling drinks and snacks
  • 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

IT and printing facilities

Room hire

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

Junior reading group for pre-school children and their parents or guardians - listen to a story, take part in a themed activity and borrow related books

Friday, 1000

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

Arts, crafts & games

Bingo - £1 per strip, 2 games per session - have fun and raise funds for the library

Wednesdays from 26 April, 1400-1500

Cookbook club - try new recipes from a chosen cookbook each month. See the cookbook club blog for more details and the theme and cookbook for the next meeting.

first Tuesday of the month, 1045

Puzzle group - bring a puzzle to swap or have a go at one of ours

every other Thursday from 16 March, 1000

Scrabble club - standard and large print sets provided

Mondays from 24 April, 1000

Health & wellbeing events

Music in our Bones with Suffolk Family Carers: HeartSong 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. All welcome.

Monday, 1400-1600

Upcoming special events