We would like to find out more about how the library service can help improve the mental and emotional wellbeing of young people in Suffolk.
For the last few months, Suffolk Libraries has been carrying out a comprehensive review to help plan for the next five years of its contact, which was renewed on 1 August.
This month Lesley will be discussing The Essex Serpent, by Sarah Perry.
Suffolk Libraries has formally extended its contract with Suffolk County Council to run the county’s public library service for another five years.
Suffolk Libraries' chief executive has announced she is planning to retire in 2018.
The results of Felixstowe Book Festival’s 2017 writing competition for young people have been announced and the winning entries are also being made available as a special Suffolk Libraries eBook compilation.
Felixstowe Library are holding a special Anglo-Saxon Day on Thursday 3 August. Adults and children have the opportunity to learn about the early Middle Ages with a programme of talks and activities.
Halesworth based children’s author Francesca Armour-Chelu is publishing the second and concluding part of the Fenn Halflin series this week.
One of the country’s most successful authors, Anthony Horowitz OBE, has agreed to support Sudbury Library’s short story competition for children by writing an introduction to a book of the best entries.
The Seckford Foundation has donated £1,000 to create a new permanent collection of informative books for young people at Woodbridge Library. The donation is in recognition of former Farlingaye High School headteacher Sue Hargadon, who retired last year after almost 20 years of outstanding contribution to the school and wider community.
Arts Council England have announced that Suffolk Libraries will have the status of a National Portfolio Organisation for 2018-2022 and will receive £704,000 over this period.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, from 26 June - 9 July, you can borrow it on OverDrive without a wait list.
Suffolk Libraries is marking the first Suffolk Day (Wednesday 21 June) by reflecting on the role the county has played in influencing many well-known books and holding a Suffolk-themed writing competition.
From 12-26 June, you can borrow The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict on OverDrive without a wait list and join in a worldwide discussion.
This month Lesley will be discussing Black Water, by Louise Doughty.
Suffolk Libraries has launched a new supporters' scheme. Suffolk Libraries Extra offers individuals and businesses the chance to make an annual donation to get more involved and help the library service.
The Ipswich Institute, with support from Suffolk Libraries, has launched a Readers' Choice competition to run alongside the New Angle Prize for Literature.
Suffolk Libraries are celebrating National Bookstart Week next week (5-11 June). Young children and their parents/carers are invited to 'Let’s Explore Outdoors' themed events across our libraries.
Wondering what to do with your children this May half-term? We've got a variety of events to entertain them.
Felixstowe Library are hosting events for children of all ages during the fifth Felixstowe Book Festival.