Manager: Jo Wilde
Clapham Road South, Lowestoft
Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
Parking: available in public car parks nearby
Out-of-hours book return available
Refreshments: café open 1000-1600 Tuesday-Friday
Which? available - ask staff for magazine or to log in
Also available: Lowestoft branch of the Suffolk Record Office on the first floor. See the Suffolk Record Office website for opening hours and contact details.
IT and printing facilities
|Monday||0900 – 1800|
|Tuesday||0900 – 1900|
|Wednesday||0900 – 1800|
|Thursday||0900 – 1900|
|Friday||0900 – 1800|
|Saturday||0900 – 1700|
|Sunday||1000 – 1600|
Regular events and activities
Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies, term-time only.
Craft activities: for primary school age children
Family playtime: for 0-4 year olds
Lego Club: for 6+ year-olds
every other Sunday. No session 26 August., 1330-1530
£1 per builder or £1.50 per family
Storytime: stories for preschool children (term time only)
Songs and rhymes for preschool children, term-time only.
Summer Reading Challenge
Summer Reading Challenge
Saturday 21 July - Sunday 2 September, opening hours
Talk to a volunteer about your latest read, borrow your next book and collect rewards for your Summer Reading Challenge progress.
Older people's events
Sporting Memories reminiscence group
Handle sports images and memorabilia, revisit and share memories of sport, talk about any kind of sport, take part in quizzes, games and gentle activities and make new friends.
Top Time: events and activities for older people
Literary Locusts reading group
first Wednesday of the month, 1030-1130
Poetry appreciation group
Held in the Red Corner. Copies of poems will be handed out. Refreshments available for a donation.
first Thursday of the month, 1730-1900
Held in the Navigator room.
second Tuesday of the month, 1900-2100
Associated with the library, but meets at Vera G's Cakes and Teas, at 161 St Margarets Road, Lowestoft, NR32 4HW
Writers in Lowestoft Library (WILL)
last Monday of the month, 1330-1430
Held in the Red Corner of the library.
Absolute Beginners 1:1
Sessions arranged on a mutually convenient basis, N/a
Internet and computer training sessions for beginners – book in advance.
Arts, crafts & games
Colour in and Chill Out: anti-stress colouring for adults
Held in the Red Zone of the library. Free, no need to book.
Health & wellbeing events
My Health Group
second and fourth Monday of the month, 1000-1300
Get advice and guidance about your health from the Adult Learning Disability Team in the Navigator Centre.
Councillor surgeries & professional advice
arranged on a mutually convenient basis, library opening hours
Trading Standards drop-in advice
last Tuesday of the month, 1300-1500
Fundraising, stalls & book sales
second Saturday of the month, 0900-1300
Upcoming special events
Thu 16 Aug, 2018 1100 – 1145
Sat 18 Aug, 2018 1045 – 1200
Wed 22 Aug, 2018 1045 – 1200
Thu 23 Aug, 2018 1100 – 1145
Sat 25 Aug, 2018 1045 – 1200
Wed 29 Aug, 2018 1045 – 1200
Thu 30 Aug, 2018 1100 – 1145
Fri 31 Aug, 2018 1830 –
Sat 1 Sep, 2018 1045 – 1200
Fri 7 Sep, 2018 1900 –
Sat 13 Oct, 2018 1000 – 1600