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Thurston Library

Thurston Library

Manager: Cathy McDonald

Thurston Community College, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds
IP31 3PB

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 1500 – 1900
Wednesday 1000 – 1300
Thursday 1400 – 1800
Friday 1000 – 1300
Saturday 1000 – 1500
Sunday 1000 – 1500

Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Parking: available
  • Customer toilet
  • Refreshments: available

IT and printing facilities

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Tuesday, 1000-1130

Drop in for stories, songs and play in the former Children's Centre Room. Term-time only.

Find out more about Wordplay

Code Club: for 9-11 year-olds

Thursday, 1630

Contact Cathy at the library for more details.

Lego Club

Sunday, 1100-1230

For all ages - under 10s must be accompanied by an adult

Manga Club: for 10+ year-olds

every other Saturday, 1230-1400

Come and join in activities with volunteer Emma and other children passionate about Manga

Reading groups

Reading group

first Tuesday of the month, 1800-1900

Arts, crafts & games

Sewing group (term-time only)

Friday, 1000-1300

Bring your own sewing, knitting or crochet project to the library and meet and chat with others. Contact the library for more information.

Watercolour group: run by Thurston Friends

third Wednesday of the month, 1400-1730

Contact the library for more information.


Family history session

Tuesday, 1530-1630

With support from our expert volunteer. Term-time only.

Upcoming special events