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Halesworth Library

Manager: Ali Hopkins

Bridge Street, Halesworth
IP19 8AD

Tel: 01986 875095
Email: help@suffolklibraries.co.uk
Friends group: Friends of Halesworth County Library

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Room hire

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 0930 – 1200
Tuesday 0930 – 1730
Wednesday 0930 – 1730
Thursday Closed
Friday 0930 – 1800
Saturday 0930 – 1700
Sunday 1000 – 1500

Regular events and activities

Children's events

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

Tuesday, 1000-1100

Craft activities: for primary school age children

Sunday, 1200-1430

Lego club: £2 per builder

Sunday every 2 weeks, 1000-1100

Older people's events

Age UK: providing free help advice and information

first and last Wednesday of the month, 1030-1200

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Wednesday, 1030-1200

Reading groups

Reading group

third Thursday of the month, 1930-2100

Book Wizards: for 7-13 year olds, bring your favourite book – book in advance

Sunday once a month, 1130-1230

Writing groups

Junior Wordsmiths young writers’ group for 8-13 year olds: £15 per 5 sessions – book in advance

Friday every 2 weeks, 1600-1730

Halesworth Wordsmiths writing group: to book in advance contact Annaliese Matheron on 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com, website: www.halesworthwordsmiths.moonfruit.com

Friday, 1800-1930

Creative writing group: run by local writer and publisher Tom Corbett. Book in advance – call 07831 364021

Monday, 1030-1200

Computer courses

Laptop training sessions for beginners: book in advance (£5 per session)

Wednesday, 1400-1500

iPad training sessions for beginners: book in advance (£5 per session)

Wednesday, 1515-1615

Language courses

No language courses.

Arts, crafts & games

Mindful colouring: held in the gallery in the library

second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 1400-1600

Board games afternoon: donation to Library Friends £1.50 (includes a raffle ticket and refreshments)

first Monday of the month, 1330-1600

Knit and Natter, Stitch and Chatter group: support for your craft projects

first and third Tuesday of the month, 1400-1600

Health & wellbeing events

Fitness classes: gentle mobility and stretches – full instruction given by qualified Physical Activity Instructor Sue Potter – book in advance

Thursday, 0930-1030, 1100-1200

Councillor surgeries & professional advice

County councillor surgery

second Saturday of the month, 1000-1100

Careers advice: contact library for more details and book in advance

Arranged on a mutually convenient basis, N/a

Register births and deaths: to book an appointment call Lowestoft Registration office on 01502 528160

first and third Tuesday of the month, N/a

Cafés, stalls & book sales

No cafés, stalls or book sales.

Upcoming special events