Manager: Jo Wilde
Clapham Road South, Lowestoft
|Monday||0900 – 1800|
|Tuesday||0900 – 1900|
|Wednesday||0900 – 1800|
|Thursday||0900 – 1900|
|Friday||0900 – 1800|
|Saturday||0900 – 1700|
|Sunday||1000 – 1600|
Room & venue hire
- Accessibility information
- Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
- Parking: available in public car parks nearby
- Out-of-hours book return available
- Free sanitary products available
- Refreshments: café open 1000-1600 Tuesday-Friday
- Which? available - ask staff for magazine or to log in
- Foodbank referral
- 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
Regular events and activities
Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies, term-time only.
Craft activities: for primary school age children
Duplo: drop-in for under 5s (term time only)
Family playtime: for 0-4 year olds
Lego Club: for 6+ year-olds
every other Sunday., 1330-1530
£1 per builder or £1.50 per family
Saturday fun for primary school age children
Crafts and activities. A different theme each week.
Storytime: stories for preschool children (term time only)
Songs and rhymes for preschool children, term-time only.
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. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for location details.
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.
Sit and sew: for all ages and abilities
Be creative and make friends. Use our materials or work on your own projects. Led by a textiles and embroidery teacher.
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.
Tiny Tots: support group for families with premature babies
second Tuesday of the month, 1100-1145
A chance to chat and play, with a monthly visit from a health visitor for extra support.
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
Drop in to learn more about life in Lowestoft and local services, share ideas, learn new skills, find solutions to challenges affecting our community and generally meet new people and have a chat. Contact the library for more details.
Upcoming special events
Tue 19 Feb, 2019 1000 – 1200
Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1030 – 1200
Sat 23 Feb, 2019 1045 – 1200
Sat 2 Mar, 2019 0900 – 1300
Tue 12 Mar, 2019 1630 – 1830
Tue 12 Mar, 2019 1000 – 1500
Thu 14 Mar, 2019 1630 – 1830
Sat 16 Mar, 2019 1000 – 1200
Tue 19 Mar, 2019 1630 – 1830
Thu 21 Mar, 2019 1630 – 1830