Yesterday Suffolk County Council approved its budget for 2017-18 which includes a £200,000 reduction in the funding which Suffolk Libraries receives.
Wondering what to do with your children this February half-term? We're holding events for children across our libraries, many with a magical theme.
This month Lesley will be discussing Everyone Brave is Forgiven, by Chris Cleave.
Ipswich County Library will be hosting 'Launch Pad' sessions in March which aim to giving people the skills they need to find work.
Beccles Library is teaming up with Hughes Electrical to provide a special Get Connected event on Saturday 4 February to launch their new iPad lending scheme.
Newmarket Library’s unique racing collection will soon be getting a makeover after the Racing Foundation agreed to provide nearly £10,000 of funding to improve the way it is presented and preserved.
Lakenheath Library is teaming up with Hughes Electrical to provide a special Get Connected event on Saturday 4 February to launch their new iPad lending scheme.
Mildenhall residents are being asked for their views on plans for a new ‘Mildenhall Hub’ which would involve a number of local services being delivered on one site, including the relocation of the library.
Join us on Thursday 2 February for Harry Potter-themed crafts, games and competitions.
Discussions with Suffolk County Council about the libraries budget continue.
This month Lesley will be discussing The Last Runaway, by Tracy Chevalier.
An article in the East Anglian Daily Times has revealed that crime and thriller novels and the books of Roald Dahl were particularly popular among library users in Suffolk last year.
This month Lesley will be discussing Tidings, by Ruth Padel.
The Newmarket Lions Club have kindly donated £1,000 to give Newmarket Library’s children’s area a fresh new look.
We would like to advise customers of our library opening hours during the festive period.
Test our new self-service system from home or in a library and get a free Premier DVD loan and a chance to win Waterstones vouchers.
The branch is closing earlier following increased incidents of anti-social behaviour and is working with the police.
Eye Library are considering changing their opening hours in order to meet more customers' needs.
Suffolk Libraries have recently teamed up with local theatre company Red Rose Chain for a unique and exciting project to make a short film, looking at the relationship young people have with their local library and how their library can support their wellbeing.
Our response to Council proposals that include a further reduction to the Suffolk Libraries budget of £230,000 for 2017-18. This follows a cut of £350,000 for the current year (2016-2017).