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October half-term events at Suffolk Libraries

Written by · Published Oct 11, 2018

Exciting events and activities for children and young people across our libraries this half-term.

Highlights

  • The Sutton Hoo roadshow will be in full swing, with staff from the National Trust site fascinating visitors with artefacts, information and activities at several libraries.
  • Author visits and craft sessions aplenty, including Viking and Anglo-Saxon crafts at Beccles Library and Halloween-themed activities towards the end of the week.
  • Young people can help shape our new arts programme - BLOC at Youth Council taster days in Ipswich, Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds.
  • Lavenham and Lowestoft libraries festival events. Lavenham Library is part of Lavenham Village Hall, the venue for a number of Lavenham Children's Book Festival events, while Lowestoft Library is hosting several activities and a chill out zone for the first ever NessFest Youth Arts Festival for 11-19 year-olds.

Find an event at your library

Event Library Date Time
Children's book sale Oulton Broad Library Sat 16 Feb, 2019 – Sun 24 Feb, 2019
Harry Potter activity packs Sudbury Library Sat 16 Feb, 2019 – Sun 24 Feb, 2019
Make your own Egyptian headdress and collar Beccles Library Mon 18 Feb, 2019 1030
Full House Theatre presents: Full of Beans, a fairy tale adventure with a difference - FULLY BOOKED Bury St Edmunds Library Mon 18 Feb, 2019 1030
Lego Club Gainsborough Community Library Mon 18 Feb, 2019 1500
Sutton Hoo roadshow Shotley (Suffolk Libraries Local) Mon 18 Feb, 2019 1300
Marsh on the Move roadshow from Suffolk Wildlife Trust Southwold Library Mon 18 Feb, 2019 1000
Full House Theatre presents: Full of Beans, a fairy tale adventure with a difference - FULLY BOOKED Thurston Library Mon 18 Feb, 2019 1430
Full House Theatre presents: Full of Beans, a fairy tale adventure with a difference - FULLY BOOKED Felixstowe Library Tue 19 Feb, 2019 1030
Fantastic Beasts stories, crafts and butterbeer for 8+ year-olds Gainsborough Community Library Tue 19 Feb, 2019 1545
STEMmettes Young Women in Tech event at BT in Adastral Park: for 12+ year-olds Gainsborough Community Library Tue 19 Feb, 2019 1000
Full House Theatre presents: Full of Beans, a fairy tale adventure with a difference - SOLD OUT Ipswich County Library Tue 19 Feb, 2019 1430
Lego day Leiston Library Tue 19 Feb, 2019 1100
Make your own Chinese tangrams Beccles Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1430
Build a bird or bug box with Ipswich Wildlife Group - 10:30am session Capel St Mary Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1030
Build a bird or bug box with Ipswich Wildlife Group - 11:30am session Capel St Mary Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1130
Build a bird or bug box with Ipswich Wildlife Group - 9:30am session Capel St Mary Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 0930
Family art session Gainsborough Community Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1400
Caterpillar crafts for the Winterlight Festival Halesworth Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1430
Harry Potter Lego afternoon - FULLY BOOKED Kesgrave Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1500
Marsh on the Move roadshow from Suffolk Wildlife Trust Lowestoft Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1030
Sutton Hoo roadshow Southwold Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1100
Make a Viking shield Stowmarket Library Wed 20 Feb, 2019 1000
Make your own boomerang and dot art Beccles Library Thu 21 Feb, 2019 1030
Basic First Aid for 8+ year-olds Gainsborough Community Library Thu 21 Feb, 2019 1515
Basic First Aid for under 8s Gainsborough Community Library Thu 21 Feb, 2019 1400
Games afternoon Gainsborough Community Library Thu 21 Feb, 2019 1300
Harry Potter Lego afternoon Kesgrave Library Thu 21 Feb, 2019 1500
Half-term Lego and crafts Lavenham Library Thu 21 Feb, 2019 1415
Sutton Hoo roadshow Newmarket Library Thu 21 Feb, 2019 1030
Half-term crafts for 5-11 year-olds Thurston Library Thu 21 Feb, 2019 1430
Make your own Aztec headdress and dragon Beccles Library Fri 22 Feb, 2019 1530
Pirate Friday Bury St Edmunds Library Fri 22 Feb, 2019 0930
Family craft session Gainsborough Community Library Fri 22 Feb, 2019 1600
Marsh on the Move roadshow from Suffolk Wildlife Trust Leiston Library Fri 22 Feb, 2019 1000
Music and puppets: for 4-9 year-olds Newmarket Library Fri 22 Feb, 2019 1100
Kidz Film Fun: The Lion King Southwold Library Fri 22 Feb, 2019 1030
Beach Bonkers Lowestoft Library Sat 23 Feb, 2019 1045