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Suffolk Libraries Day

Love your library? Support special fundraising events taking place across all 44 branches. Sat 12 Oct 2019

Adults and children playing in a library.
Tot rock at Woodbridge Library

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The Book Journey Challenge

In the lead-up to Suffolk Libraries Day (7-12 October), we’ve challenged ourselves to send a book by a local author to all 44 of our libraries, from Bungay to Haverhill. The book will cover a total distance of 323.9 miles!

Map of book's route across Suffolk

The book will visit all 44 of Suffolk’s libraries

Can your organisation facilitate and sponsor a leg of the book’s journey? It can be a short or long part of the trip (distances range from 1.2 to 19.7 miles) and you can use any type of transport. We've already had lots of media interest, so if your transportation method is particularly creative or quirky, it's bound to get some attention — be prepared for photos and possibly interviews!

We’d also love it if your company would consider match-funding any sponsorship your staff raise for the challenge.

Take a look at the Book Journey timetable and availability →

For more information and to get involved, contact

Our sponsors

Britten Pears Foundation
Care UK
Cooper Ipswich
East of England Co-op
Exterion Media
Hughes Electrical
Imagine That
Ipswich Buses
Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Centre
MHA Larking Gowen
Realise Futures
Scarlett & Mustard
University of Suffolk