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Woodbridge Library

Manager: Helen Scrivener

New Street, Woodbridge
IP12 1DT

Tel: 01394 446510
Email: help@suffolklibraries.co.uk
Friends group: Friends of Woodbridge Library (FOWL)

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Branch facilities

  • Accessibility information
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Special collections: Edward Fitzgerald collection, Seckford collection
  • Parking: Pay & Display available outside
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Customer toilet
  • Display space: Display boards and staffed table display available for hire
  • For sale: Friends of Woodbridge Library cotton shopping bags (£3) and magnetic bookmarks (£1)
  • Also available: Suffolk Coastal customer services

IT and printing facilities

Room and space hire

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 1000 – 1600
Tuesday 0930 – 1930
Wednesday 0900 – 1730
Thursday 0900 – 1730
Friday 0900 – 1930
Saturday 0900 – 1700
Sunday 1000 – 1600

Regular events and activities

Children's events

Baby Bounce: soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies

Wednesday, 1030-1050

Kids’ Club craft activities: suitable for all ages: contact the library or see our Facebook page for more details

alternate Sundays, 1030-1200

Saturday storytime - drop in to hear some stories

Saturdays, 1030

Story and Rhyme time: stories and more for pre-school children

Friday, 1030-1100

Tot Rock: songs and action rhymes for toddlers

Wednesday, 1115-1145

Older people's events

Arts and crafts group: for older people and their carers

second Wednesday of the month, 1000-1100

Reading groups

Play reading group

third Thursday of the month, 1400-1500

Sunday reading group

first Sunday of the month, 1400-1500

The Golden Age book club

first Thursday of the month, 1400-1500

Writing groups

Creative Writing for All: contact jeannie@butterwicks.com

second Tuesday of the month, 1400-1600

Woodbridge Novelists is a reciprocal critiquing group for novel-writers who are working towards publication. Visit the site for more info: Woodbridge Novelists

Fortnightly on Wednesday, in the morning

Writer’s workshop: contact jeannie@butterwicks.com

second Tuesday of the month, 1730-1930

IT help

Free 1-to-1 computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone help: book in advance

Monday, 1000-1200

Free 1-to-1 computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone help: book in advance

Thursday, 1000-1200

Arts, crafts & games

Woodbridge Area Gamers: modern strategy board games and more – meets in the main library. For more information contact nigel@foden.me.uk or 07740 173091

second Saturday of the month, 1300-1700

Games club: Scrabble and dominoes

fourth Thursday of the month, 1400-1500

Knitting club: for all levels

Friday, 1400-1600

Health & wellbeing events

Mindfulness and Meditation - Meeting Room, drop-in, £10. Relax and unwind to combat stress, anxiety and worry through mindfulness and meditation. All welcome. Email debrawoodbridge@gmail.com or call 01394 450066; http://www.harnessinghappiness.co.uk - sessions on Monday 25 September, Tuesday 3 October and Mondays 9, 16 and 23 October

Monday, 1115-1245

Chair based exercises - one-hour tai chi/qi gong/meditation-based exercises for older people and those recovering from illness or injury with Roy Wadland (Union of Tai Chi) - £5 per session, no booking required

Thursday, 1100-1200

Councillor surgeries & professional advice

Citizens Advice Bureau: help and advice

Monday, 1000-1200

Councillor surgery with Caroline Page

third Saturday of the month, 0900-1100

Flagship Housing group: help and advice

Tuesday, 1000-1200

SNAP Support & Advice Project: advice on all housing related issues

second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 1000-1200

Fundraising, stalls & book sales

Monthly Book sale

On the first weekend of every month there is a themed book sale, all weekend

Upcoming special events