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Kesgrave Library

Kesgrave Library

Manager: Maggie Lusher

Kinsey House, Kays Close, Kesgrave

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 0900 - 1200
Tuesday 0900 – 1200, 1430 – 1700
Wednesday 1430 – 1800
Thursday 1430 – 2000
Friday 0900 – 1200, 1430 - 1800
Saturday 1000 – 1700
Sunday 1000 – 1500

Room & venue hire

Room and space hire at Kesgrave Library →

Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Parking: 8 free spaces available in front of the library
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Display space: available for A4 or smaller posters
  • For sale: 1st and 2nd class stamps, greetings cards, hand-made bookmarks, fudge, withdrawn adult fiction and withdrawn children's fiction.
  • Also available:
    • Range of children's literacy games to play in the library or borrow for a week
    • Used postage stamp collection point in aid of St Elizabeth's Hospice
    • Fundraising book sale shelf at Grange Farm Tesco

IT and printing facilities

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Baby Bounce

Thursday (library otherwise closed until 1430), 1030-1100

Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies.

Find out more about Wordplay

Craft activities: for primary school age children

Sunday, 1000-1200

Lego club

Tuesday, 1545-1645

Term-time only. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.

Sofa storytime

second Monday of the month, 1000-1100

Do you enjoy sharing stories? Drop in, read a book or two from our selection with your child, then have a coffee and chat with other parents/carers while the children play and interact. Choose from books on a different theme each month.

Find out more about Wordplay

Reading groups

Afternoon reading group

first Thursday of the month, 1445

Evening book group

one Thursday evening per month, 1900

IT help

IT drop in session: ask staff for help with basic computer tasks

third Monday of the month, 0930-1200

1:1 IT sessions: contact the library in advance to book a place

last Saturday of the month, 0930-1200

Arts, crafts & games

Adult colouring

Tuesday, 0900-1200

Knit and Natter

first and third Wednesday of the month, 1430

Health & wellbeing events

Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning

fourth Monday of the month, 1000-1200

Drop-in support for people suffering with cancer and their carers. Meet others, have a chat and pick up information leaflets. Coffee, tea and biscuits provided.

Fundraising, stalls & book sales

100 Club

second Sunday of the month, n/a

£1 per entry. First prize 25% of the month's pot, second prize 15% of the month's pot.

Upcoming special events