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Leiston Library

Leiston Library

Manager: Gayla Rowling

Old Post Office Square, Main Street, Leiston
IP16 4ER

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 0930 – 1930
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 0930 – 1730
Friday 0930 – 1300, 1400 – 1700
Saturday 0930 – 1300, 1400 – 1700
Sunday 1000 – 1500

Room & venue hire

Room and space hire at Leiston Library →

Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Parking: available for one hour in front of the library, free parking available within walking distance
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Refreshments: coffee, tea and hot chocolate for sale
  • Which? available - ask staff for magazine or to log in
  • For sale: books of stamps
  • Also available: Art in the Library - exhibitions of local artists' work

IT and printing facilities

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Sally's Book Club: for under-12s

Thursday, 1530-1700

Drop in and have a cosy chat with Sally about your latest books. You might get a little reward for your reading efforts!

Reading groups

Sunday reading group

Sunday once a month, 1030-1130

Top Time reading group

first Tuesday of the month, 1100-1200

Arts, crafts & games

Art for Fun: Art group for adults

last Friday of the month, 1030-1200

Drop in and have fun creating things for enjoyment and wellbeing - no skill required! £1.50 charge to cover art materials.

Jigsaw puzzle group

Tuesday, 1030-1200

Add some pieces to our jigsaw puzzle while chatting and relaxing with others.

Merry Makers craft group for adults

second Saturday of the month, 1030-1200

Work on your latest project while chatting with other crafty people. Free refreshments.

Scrabble club

first Thursday of the month, 1400-1530


Family history drop-in

first Tuesday of the month, 1400-1600

Free help and guidance from experienced members of Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group.

Upcoming special events