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Stowmarket Library

Manager: Ursula Scott

Milton Road, Stowmarket
IP14 1EX

Tel: 01449 700549
Fax: 01449 672629
Email: help@suffolklibraries.co.uk
Friends group: Friends of Stowmarket Library

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Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Customer toilet
  • Which? available - ask staff for magazine or to log in

IT and printing facilities

Room and space hire

Opening hours

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

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Lego club

Saturday and Sunday, 1030

Minecraft club

Saturday, 1100-1200

No tuition. Bring your own devices.

Minecraft club

Sunday, 1100-1200

No tuition. Bring your own devices.

Older people's events

Sporting Memories reminiscence group

Wednesdays, 1030-1215

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

Thursday, 1445-1600

Reading groups

Friday Book Fix reading group

Friday once a month, 1500-1600

Sunday Sloths book group: for 7-11 year olds

last Sunday of the month, 1130-1200

IT help

Tablet and smartphone help from West Suffolk Sight

first Tuesday of the month, 1030-1300

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

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

Stop smoking with OneLife Suffolk: book in advance

Tuesdays, 1000-1830

Free weekly clinics with a dedicated Stop Smoking Practitioner. Book an appointment on 01473 718193.

Councillor surgeries & professional advice

Ace Advocacy support for people with learning disabilities

Tuesday, 1200-1430

Get help writing letters, making phone calls, etc. to get your voice heard.

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

No upcoming special events.