Over half a million items have now been borrowed from our eLibrary. In 2017/18, our customers borrowed nearly 107,000 eBooks and 29,000 eAudiobooks from OverDrive and BorrowBox, downloaded 24,000 eMagazines from RBdigital, and 52,000 songs from Freegal. They also streamed 109,000 songs from Freegal.
Bungay Library will be closed from Tuesday 10 - Wednesday 18 July for refurbishment and redecoration. It will reopen at the usual time of 9am on Thursday 19 July.
Beccles Library will be closing for one week in June for refurbishment and improvements.
Katy Shaw from Thurston Community College is the winner of Suffolk Libraries’ Book Mastermind competition 2018.
Several library projects have recently received funding from Suffolk Libraries Extra, the supporters' fundraising scheme we launched last year.
As of 1 April 2018, we have official National Portfolio Status from the Arts Council.
Everyone at Suffolk Libraries would like to congratulate Maggie Lusher, manager of Kesgrave Library, who was the winner of the Services to the Community award at the recent Suffolk Coastal Business and Community Awards.
Any parents or carers visiting Ipswich Jobcentre with their children can now enjoy a small selection of children’s books thanks to a donation from Suffolk Libraries.
The newly formed Friends of Felixstowe Library will be officially launched on Saturday 7 April, with help from BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Lesley Dolphin and Mayor of Felixstowe Nick Barber.
A new Suffolk Libraries Local session in Rushmere launched at Ransomes Sports Pavilion on 14 March.