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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.
When you're a child, the last few days before Christmas seem to go incredibly slowly. We've got some great activities going on in our libraries to entertain your children in the run-up to the big day.
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.
Come in from the cold and enjoy some sensational stage shows this festive season with our programme of Presents screenings.
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).
Most of our PCs and some of our wifi services won't be available over this weekend at 32 of our 44 libraries.
Fundraising events for Children in Need are taking place across Suffolk Libraries over the next two weeks.
Our online catalogue upgrade is now complete and you can now make reservations and place inter-library loans as normal.
On Saturday 19 November, Ipswich County Library are celebrating International Games Day @ Your Library. They will be launching a new Games Library service and holding free board and computer gaming programs and events suitable for all the family.
This week is Children’s Book Week and Suffolk Libraries are celebrating by launching a new reading resource for young children and their families.
Suffolk Libraries is asking customers for their views on its online research, study and leisure resources.
Kedington Library reopened on 25 October after a week of redecoration.
Ipswich County Library is launching new free courses to help those setting up their own business to improve their digital skills and reach more people online.
We're making improvements to our online catalogue. While this work takes place between 31 October and 9 November you won't be able to make new reservations or place inter-library loans.
Several of libraries will lose their phone service over the weekend. Calls will be automatically routed to our customer service line.
Kedington Library is closed temporarily for refurbishment and reopens Tuesday 25 October.
Southwold Library is holding a Get Connected event this Friday (21 October) where it will launch a new iPad lending service.
An exciting, free workshop programme where participants will be able to train as storytellers with top performers in the field will be running at Mildenhall Library from November 2016.
The organisers of the Lavenham Literary Festival are holding the first ever Lavenham Children’s Book Festival during the same week as Suffolk Libraries Bookfest and with support from Suffolk Libraries.
At this year's AGM we looked back at our 5th year of delivering Suffolk's library service and recognised the efforts of our staff, community groups and volunteers.
Formal notice of our 2016 AGM.
Suffolk Libraries are celebrating the most successful Summer Reading Challenge ever!
This month’s highlights include the new Robert Harris novel Conclave, Austen film adaptation Love & Friendship and a Jack White acoustic album.
This month Lesley will be discussing Whispering Shadows by Jan Philipp-Sendker.
Suffolk County Council's Scrutiny Committee recently discussed a report on Suffolk Libraries.
Debenham village’s library has relocated to its new home at Sir Robert Hitcham Primary School.
Suffolk Libraries’ Music and Drama library service has been praised for helping to pull together the music needed for the free concert in Christchurch Park this Saturday (11 June) which is being held to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday.
Francesca Armour-Chelu held the launch of her new children’s novel Fenn Halflin and the Fearzero at Halesworth Library where she also works as a Library and Information Advisor.
Suffolk Libraries are getting behind Mental Health Awareness Week next week with full force, hosting several different events across the county and celebrating a relaunch of their Mental Health and Wellbeing Information Service.
Suffolk Libraries is giving the winner and runner up of a writing competition for students of University Campus Suffolk (UCS) an extra boost by converting their entries into library eBooks.
Suffolk Libraries is getting behind a national scheme to support young people with mental health issues.
Suffolk County Council approved their budget proposals at February’s full council meeting which included a reduction to the library service budget of £650,000 over two years. Suffolk Libraries Board have since agreed to the reduction of £350,000 for 2016/17.
This April marks 50 years since Felixstowe Library opened for the first time.
Ipswich County Library’s Northgate Room is now licensed to hold weddings, civil ceremonies and other celebrations.
Stradbroke Library’s post office has won a national libraries award. The library’s post office was announced as the winner of the ‘Social’ category in the EDGE library conference awards in Edinburgh on the evening of Thursday 3 March.
Suffolk Libraries has launched a campaign to celebrate and promote reading across the county.
Suffolk Libraries are launching Suffolk Writes, an exciting new pilot project giving up and coming writers the opportunity to have their written work turned into a library eBook.
Remind government of their statutory duty to provide library services.
Our recent customer survey suggests satisfaction levels with the county’s library service have improved since the last survey in 2013.
Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer will give a one-off performance at Ipswich County Library on Saturday 5 March.
Two lucky children met children’s author Michael Morpurgo at St Edmundsbury Cathedral recently and presented him with their winning entries to Suffolk Libraries ‘Best Christmas Present in the World’ competition.
Our response to Suffolk County Council's budget proposals.
Americana legends play the library on Saturday 7 November.
Best-selling crime author M.C. Beaton will be visiting Haverhill Library for a special event on Wednesday 28 October.
Suffolk Libraries will be working with ten of the county’s primary schools to set up new Chatterbooks reading clubs to support reading for pleasure and encourage more year three pupils to join the library.
We held the 3rd Suffolk Libraries Annual General Meeting last night at Suffolk Food Hall in Wherstead, Ipswich.
Suffolk Libraries are celebrating breaking the record for the number of children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge across the county.
Suffolk Libraries, in partnership with Creative Arts East, is launching an innovative new project which brings quality theatre and exhibition events to Suffolk communities using the latest digital screening equipment. The first events have now been confirmed at Gainsborough and Hadleigh libraries.
Suffolk Libraries is aiming to increase the positive impact that the county’s library service has on children’s literacy thanks to the arrival of a new member of staff who will be working directly with schools.
We're pleased to announce the winning stories from our Brave New Reads inspired Flash Fiction competition, ‘Brave Words’.
A summary of the last 3 years at Suffolk Libraries.
Westbourne Library in Ipswich will be officially changing its name to Broomhill Library next Saturday (4 July) at the annual Broomhill Summer Fete.
Suffolk Libraries has launched its new Enterprise + Innovation Hub in Ipswich County Library.
Library customers from Suffolk and Cambridgeshire can now reserve and borrow items from both library services.
Arts Council England has funded Suffolk Libraries over £99,000 through their 'Grants for the Arts' scheme.
Suffolk’s newest post office will open in Stradbroke Library this week.
Report on our 2014 annual general meeting. Download the 2013–2014 accounts and annual review and the 2013 AGM minutes.
Ipswich County Library is marking 90 years since opening this week.
Suffolk Libraries celebrates 2 year anniversary and all 44 libraries setting up community group member organisations.
The Aldeburgh Library Foundation has won 'Learning Project of the Year' at the Suffolk Adult Learners Awards 2014!
Representatives from the Ipswich branch of John Lewis have presented Suffolk Libraries with a copy of their special 150 anniversary book on Monday.
We won the Digital category award at this year's EDGE conference for our events that help you access our online services.
For the second year running Suffolk Libraries has been shortlisted for an award at this week’s EDGE library conference in Edinburgh.
Suffolk Libraries are highlighting the results of a recent customer survey which show how valued the county’s libraries are.