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Suffolk Libraries is an independent and charitable organisation which has a contract to run the county's library service. We're proud to have kept all the county's 44 libraries open even though our budget has been reduced by around 33% since 2012.

In today's challenging financial climate we appreciate any support people can give for our services and activities, which enrich the lives of people of all ages across the county.

Suffolk Libraries Extra

Suffolk Libraries Extra logo

Individuals and businesses can make an annual donation by joining our supporters' scheme, Suffolk Libraries Extra.

You can also make a one-off donation or fundraise for us via our MyDonate page or make free donations when you shop online by signing up with easyfundraising.


Christian Hutchings receiving the 2018 Suffolk Libraries Volunteer Award with his mother ans grandmother

We have plenty of rewarding volunteering opportunities for people of all ages. Strengthen your local community, meet new people and improve your CV by learning or sharing skills.

Community groups

Thurston Library's friends group

Join your local library's community group and help run events and raise funds while making new friends.


You can make commission-free donations through BT MyDonate:

Visit our charity page on MyDonate

Our supporters

Our libraries receive over 3 million visits every year. If you run a local business and are interested in working with or supporting us, email

We're very grateful to the following organisations for their support.

EADT Suffolk Magazine
English Heritage
Century Logistics

The following people are all currently platinum members of our Suffolk Libraries Extra supporters' scheme.

  • Sheila Ash
  • M John Clayton
  • Paul Garcia
  • Patricia Heathcote
  • Peter McElduff
  • Guenever Pachent
  • Jasmine Patel
  • Gale Pryor
  • Heather Smith
  • Alison Wheeler
  • N Whittam
  • David Wild

Thank you very much for your support.