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Southwold Library launches fifth Crime Writers' Festival

Written by · Published Mar 24, 2017

Southwold Library has launched its fifth annual Slaughter in Southwold festival. The established crime writers’ festival will feature a number of top crime writers giving talks about their writing at on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 June.

Changes to online resources

Written by · Published Mar 10, 2017

Due to reductions in Suffolk Libraries’ stock budget, we reviewed our online and physical reference stock in 2016 and made a number of changes. This has included cancelling some of our online subscriptions.

Suffolk Libraries and Suffolk County Council to launch Suffolk Libraries Local

Written by · Published Feb 27, 2017

Suffolk Libraries and Suffolk County Council are launching a new initiative called Suffolk Libraries Local in March. This pilot scheme is being funded by Suffolk County Council and will bring improved access to literacy, information, digital skills, activities and learning opportunities to the heart of Suffolk’s communities.

Trio of acts set for local music showcase at Ipswich County Library

Written by · Published Feb 24, 2017

Live music returns to Ipswich County Library on Saturday 13 May when local Americana band Helen and the Neighbourhood Dogs headline a show, supported by folk singer Fern Teather and acoustic punkster Doozer McDooze.

Eye Library to change opening hours

Written by · Published Feb 24, 2017

Following a recent consultation with customers, Eye Library will be changing its opening hours in April. The new hours will mean the library is open for the same number of hours as it is now, but will open and close a bit earlier most days to meet local demand.

Suffolk Libraries expands its digital magazine collection

Written by · Published Feb 21, 2017

Suffolk Libraries has expanded its selection of digital magazines available through the Zinio platform, introducing a wider range of titles customers can download for free using their library cards.

Funding boost for Newmarket Library's racing collection

Written by · Published Jan 31, 2017

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.