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Southwold Library

Manager: Charlotte Clark

North Green, Southwold
IP18 6AT

Tel: 01502 722519
Fax: 01502 722519
Email: help@suffolklibraries.co.uk
Friends group: Friends of Southwold Library

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Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Payments: cash and cheques accepted, cards accepted over £5
  • Parking: on-street parking only
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Refreshments: hot drinks for sale
  • For sale: Crafts, Southwold and Suffolk Coast Treasure Trails sheets, local authors' books, branded bags and pens, Southwold Voluntary Help Centre Christmas cards
  • Also available: laminating (up to A4)

IT and printing facilities

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800
Wednesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800
Thursday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800
Friday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800
Saturday 0930 – 1300, 1400 – 1700
Sunday 1100 – 1600

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock: songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers

Sunday, 1030-1100

Children’s fun group: crafts, games and puzzles for 7 to 12 year olds

Sunday, 1215-1300

Lego Club - open to children (and adults) of all ages - help and donations of Lego appreciated

Sunday, 1215-1300

Storytime: stories, crafts and colouring for children under 7 years old

Sunday, 1130-1215

Older people's events

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Tuesday, 1400-1530

Reading groups

Blyth Poets poetry group

last Wednesday of the month, 1930-2100

Play reading group

fourth Monday of the month, 1000-1200

Reading group

last Thursday of the month, 1830-1930

IT help

Internet training sessions for beginners: book in advance

Sunday, 1300-1600

iPad for Improvers: £35 for a 4 week course. Follow-on course from iPad for Beginners or for those with some iPad experience. Get some general support and learn how to use social network apps; shop online; edit and share photos and screenshots; write, edit and save documents.

Mondays 11 and 18 September, 2 and 9 October, 0930-1200

Language courses

French for improvers - £80 for a 10 week course starting 18 September - for more information or to book a place please contact the library or Helen at Waveney Languages Tuition on 07999033452 / waveneylanguages@hotmail.com - no session 23 October

Monday, 1400-1530

Spanish for 4-7 year-olds - £4.95 per class plus a small one-off fee for course materials - email waveneylanguages@hotmail.com for more information

Mondays from 18 September, 1600-1630

Spanish for 7-10 year-olds - £4.95 per class plus a small one-off fee for course materials - email waveneylanguages@hotmail.com for more information

Mondays from 18 September, 1630-1700

Arts, crafts & games

Mah-jong group

Second Thursday of every month, 1830

Councillor surgeries & professional advice

Trading Standards and fire safety information

second Tuesday of the month, 1030-1300

History

Get started or unstuck with researching your family history: £50 for a six week course (payment on registration)

Mondays from 30 October, 1000-1200

Upcoming special events