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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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Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Parking: unavailable
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Customer toilet
  • Refreshments: £1 for a cup of coffee or tea

IT and printing facilities

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

Time Out: events and activities for older people

Wednesday, 1030-1200

Reading groups

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

Sunday once a month, 1130-1230

Reading group

third Thursday of the month, 1930-2100

Writing groups

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

Monday, 1030-1200

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

Computer courses

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

Wednesday, 1515-1615

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

Wednesday, 1400-1500

Language courses

Beginners' French - £80 in advance for a 10 week course starting 27 April - call the library, call Helen Fisher on 07999 033452, or email waveneylanguages@hotmail.com for more information.

Thursday, 1400-1530

Arts, crafts & games

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

first and third Tuesday of the month, 1400-1600

Mindful colouring: held in the gallery in the library

second and fourth 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

Mums' Tums and B*ms (and baby comes too) - starts 17 November - for new mums who have had their six-week check and been cleared by a GP - text 07780707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com for more details

Thursday, 0915-1015

PHEW!: Parents' health and emotional wellbeing - afternoon session

Monday, 1300-1500

PHEW!: Parents' health and emotional wellbeing - evening session

Monday, 1900-2030

Weight Watchers - new and returning members welcome

Tuesdays, 1745

Councillor surgeries & professional advice

County councillor surgery

second Saturday of the month, 1000-1100


Halesworth Women in Business group

first Monday of the month, 1900

Upcoming special events