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Suffolk Libraries launches 24th Book Mastermind

Written by · Published Nov 16, 2018

Suffolk Libraries is pleased to announce that the 24th annual Suffolk Libraries Book Mastermind competition has been launched, thanks to the support of the Suffolk Book League.

Suffolk Libraries signs Time to Change pledge

Written by · Published Nov 8, 2018

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Suffolk Libraries has signed an employer pledge with Time to Change, the growing social movement run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness which supports people to open up about mental health problems. By signing, we are committing to change the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace.

Woodbridge Library to host dance taster sessions for young people

Written by · Published Nov 6, 2018

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11-25 year-olds who are interested in developing a creative performance are invited to a series of free fun and creative dance workshops with experienced dance artist Lynnette King this November and December.

New Eye Library taking shape

Written by · Published Oct 31, 2018

The new Eye Library celebrated its ‘topping out’ ceremony last week, where representatives from Suffolk Libraries, Suffolk County Council and Design and Property Consultants Concertus came together to mark the occasion and take a look round the new library.

Improving library users' wellbeing at Thurston Library

Written by · Published Oct 24, 2018

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport recently interviewed Friends of Thurston Library chairman Richard Fawcett. The clip the DCMS produced will form part of a forthcoming longer video about Suffolk Libraries and highlights the real difference the library makes to the wellbeing of the local community.

Libraries Week 2018

Written by · Published Oct 8, 2018

Libraries Week takes place between 8–13 October to celebrate the nation’s libraries. This year, it focuses on wellbeing and how libraries bring communities together, combat loneliness, provide a space for reading and creativity and support people with their mental health.