Enterprising Summer Reading Challengers Ivy and Bertie recently surprised staff at Southwold Library by raising £78 with their very own book sale.
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.
This month Lesley will be discussing A Modern Family, by Helga Flatland.
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.
Newmarket Library borrowers Zuzana Belas and her son Roman became the proud owners of a Lego City Lunar Space Station after signing up for our Summer Reading Challenge email updates.
This October, Film Feast will be bringing three films and delicious dishes from local and independent businesses to Ipswich County and Woodbridge libraries.
Visitors to Broomhill Library will have the opportunity to experience history with a brand new World War II exhibition as part of Heritage Open Days 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.
Many of our libraries have released initial details of the events and activities they plan to hold on and around the first ever Suffolk Libraries Day on Saturday 12 October.
Broomhill Library volunteer Monica Ford recently retired after 32 years of delivering library books to people in their homes. Manager David Cook and volunteer engagement manager Diane Moore presented her with a card and flowers on behalf of Suffolk Libraries to thank her all she has done for us over the years.