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Thurston Library to temporarily close for upgrade work

Written by · Published Oct 1, 2019

Thurston Library will be closed from Sunday 13 - Friday 18 October for an upgrade to the children's area and other improvements. It will reopen on Saturday 19 October.

Eight Suffolk libraries to host volunteer fairs for Suffolk Action Week

Written by · Published Sep 18, 2019


The first Suffolk Action Week will take place from Monday 30 September - Sunday 6 October. Libraries across the county are getting involved by hosting events where potential volunteers can find out about opportunities in their local area.

Youth-led arts festival set to rock Ipswich County Library

Written by · Published Sep 11, 2019

On Saturday 9 November, the Takeover Festival will bring workshops, talks, exhibitions and live music to Ipswich County Library. The festival is entirely organised by young people and is facilitated by Suffolk Libraries' Arts Council funded youth arts programme, BLOC: Building Libraries on Creativity.

Space chasers to pick up rewards for a successful Summer Reading Challenge

Written by · Published Sep 3, 2019

As the Summer Reading Challenge draws to a close, local libraries are gearing up for their award presentations. Thousands of children who completed this year's space-themed challenge will be presented with a medal and certificate for their efforts, with many of the ceremonies having local dignitaries and authors in attendance.