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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 updates

The library will close at 1pm on Christmas Eve.

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, Scout and Guide Christmas postbox

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

Wednesday, 1030-1050

Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies.

Kids’ Club craft activities: suitable for all ages

alternate Sundays, 1030-1200

Contact the library or see our Facebook page for more details.

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

Wednesday, 1115-1145

Songs and action rhymes for toddlers.

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

second Tuesday of the month, 1400-1600

Contact jeannie@butterwicks.com for more information.

Woodbridge Novelists

Fortnightly on Wednesday, in the morning

A reciprocal critiquing group for novel-writers who are working towards publication. Visit the Woodbridge Novelists website for more information.

Writers' workshop

second Tuesday of the month, 1730-1930

Contact jeannie@butterwicks.com for more information.

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

second Saturday of the month, 1300-1700

Meets in the main library. For more information contact nigel@foden.me.uk or 07740173091

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: in the Meeting Room

some Mondays, 1115-1245

Drop-in, £10. Relax and unwind to combat stress, anxiety and worry through mindfulness and meditation. All welcome. Email debrawoodbridge@gmail.com, call 01394 450066 or visit http://www.harnessinghappiness.co.uk for more information.

Chair based exercises

Thursday, 1100-1200

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.

Suffolk Coastal Three Principles Community conversations

every other Saturday from 13 January 2018, 1015-1145

Look at mental health in a whole new way. These conversations, led by Mia Philips, explore how our experience of life is created, our innate resilience and our true nature. £5 per session, no booking required. Visit the Suffolk Coastel Three Principles Community Facebook page or Mia's website for more information.

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

NatWest information drop-in

every other Tuesday, 1330-1630

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

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

first weekend of the month, library opening hours

Book sale

all day, library opening hours

There are always withdrawn library books for sale.

Upcoming special events