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Newmarket Library

Manager: Kate Ashton

1a the Guineas, Newmarket
CB8 8EQ

Tel: 01638 661216
Fax: 01638 560818
Email: help@suffolklibraries.co.uk
Friends group: Friends of Newmarket Library

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Branch updates

The library will close at 1pm on Christmas Eve and 5pm on Friday 29 December.

Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Special collections: Racing collection
  • Parking: two public car parks within 5 minutes' walk
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Display space: Wall space available for exhibition hire
  • For sale: Poetry book collated by Newmarket Library Friend Christine - £5 each with all proceeds to Friends of Newmarket Library and St Nicholas Hospice. Three volumes of poetry by local poet Yvonne Zellen - £5 each with all proceeds to charity. £1 from every sale goes to Newmarket Library.
  • Also available: Shopmobility: hire an electric wheelchair or scooter from Newmarket Library if you have any mobility problems

IT and printing facilities

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 0830 – 1800
Wednesday 0900 – 1700
Thursday 0830 – 1700
Friday 0830 – 1830
Saturday 0900 – 1700
Sunday 1000 – 1600

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Baby Bounce

Tuesday, 1000-1030

Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies. Specially extended until 11am on 5 and 12 December - help make paper reindeer for our Christmas tree at St Mary's Church, Exning's Christmas Tree Festival - free, all materials provided.

Craft activities: for primary school age children

Sunday, 1100-1500

Storytime: for 2-8 year olds

Saturday, 1000-1030

Tot Rock

Thursday, 1000-1030

Songs and action rhymes for toddlers. Specially extended until 11am on 7 and 14 December - help make paper reindeer for our Christmas tree at St Mary's Church, Exning's Christmas Tree Festival - free, all materials provided.

Older people's events

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Thursday, 1030-1100

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Thursday, 1430-1530

No session 7 December but afternoon attendees are welcome to come to the morning session for entertainment from Linda Scoles.

IT help

IT help

Wednesday, 1000-1300

One-to-one one hour sessions tailored to your needs. Please contact the library to join the waiting list

Language courses

Conversation classes for people looking to improve their English

Sunday, 1230-1330

Term-time only.

Spanish conversation group

Saturday, 1115-1215

For beginners and improvers. Free.

Upcoming special events