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Stowmarket Library

Stowmarket Library

Manager: Ursula Scott

Milton Road, Stowmarket
IP14 1EX

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 0830 – 1845
Wednesday 0830 – 1745
Thursday 0830 – 1745
Friday 0830 – 1830
Saturday 0830 – 1600
Sunday 1000 – 1600

Room & venue hire

Room and space hire at Stowmarket Library →

Branch facilities

IT and printing facilities

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Lego club

Saturday and Sunday, 1030

Older people's events

Top Time: events and activities for older people

Wednesday, 1030-1200

Reading groups

Friday Book Fix reading group

Friday once a month, 1500-1600

Time Out book group

last Wednesday of the month, 1030

IT help

Tablet and smartphone help from West Suffolk Sight

first Tuesday of the month, 1400-1700

Drop in with your device for help and advice from West Suffolk Sight's tech team

Internet training sessions for beginners: book in advance

Sessions arranged on a mutually convenient basis, All day

Job club

Friday, 1000-1200

Language courses

Confidence in English and Maths sessions with Ian Crissell

Friday, 1000-1200

Adult education courses

Loss and Endings from West Suffolk College: £120 for a 10-week short course

Mondays from 3 February, 1800-2000

An introduction to some theoretical approaches to loss and endings, and basic counselling skills and coping strategies, for 18+ year-olds with a personal interest in the subject or a helping/listening role in their work. See page 7 of the West Suffolk College short course brochure for more information and contact nellie.ford@wsc.ac.uk to register your interest.

Arts, crafts & games

Adult colouring group

Wednesday, 1030-1130

Board games club

Sunday, 1400-1500

Coffee and crochet group

Tuesday, 1700-1815

Get Together group drop-in: chat, knitting, board games and more

Tuesday, 1100-1300

Call Janet on 01449 771230 for more information

Knit and Natter

Thursday, 1000-1200

Knit and Natter

Tuesday, 1000-1200

Health & wellbeing events

Cake, Cancer and Coffee support group

third Thursday of the month, 1430-1630

Information and peer support for carers, family and friends of those with cancer. Visit the Cake, Cancer and Coffee website for more information. Run in association with Stowmarket Lions.

Councillor surgeries & professional advice

NatWest information drop-in

every other Tuesday, 0930-1230

A community assistance opportunity to support existing NatWest customers with their banking needs.

Fundraising, stalls & book sales

Book sale

first Saturday of the month, 1000-1200


One-to-one family history help sessions

Sessions arranged on a mutually convenient basis, N/a

Contact the library for more details.

Upcoming special events