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Kesgrave Library

Kesgrave Library

Manager: Maggie Lusher

Kinsey House, Kays Close, Kesgrave
IP5 2HL

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  • For sale: 1st and 2nd class stamps, greetings cards, hand-made bookmarks, fudge, withdrawn adult fiction and withdrawn children's fiction.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

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 our Bookstart sessions

Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

Fridays from 27 July, 0900-1200

Sign up, talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book, collect rewards and make some free space-themed crafts.

Summer Reading Challenge

Mondays from 23 July, 0930-1130

Sign up, talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book, collect rewards and make some free space-themed crafts.

Summer Reading Challenge

Sundays from 22 July, 1000-1300

Sign up, talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book, collect rewards and make some free space-themed crafts.

Summer Reading Challenge

Tuesdays and Saturdays from 24 July, 1430-1700

Sign up, talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book, collect rewards and make some free space-themed crafts.

Summer Reading Challenge

Wednesdays and Thursdays from 25 July, 1430-1730

Sign up, talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book, collect rewards and make some free space-themed crafts.

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