Ipswich County Library

Northgate Street, Ipswich, IP1 3DE

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Opening times

The Northgate Room will be closed for the whole day on Saturday 25 May. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Monday
09:00
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18:00
Tuesday
09:00
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19:00
Wednesday
09:00
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18:00
Thursday
09:00
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18:00
Friday
09:00
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19:00
Saturday
08:30
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17:00
Sunday
10:00
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16:00
Library facilities

Branch facilities

  • Customer toilet
  • Refreshments: The Nook Café (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9AM-5PM, Tuesday and Friday 9AM-2:30PM, Saturday 9AM-4PM)
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Accessibility information on accessable.co.uk
  • Display space: Double sided display case available for hire - please book 2 weeks in advance
  • Free menstrual products available
  • Jigsaw swap: bring in a complete puzzle and exchange it for one from the table
  • Home Library Service
  • Baby weighing
  • UKVCAS (Visa) Appointments: please book on the UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services website

Accessibility

Acessible toilet
Baby changing facility
Hearing loop/Assistive listening
On site parking
Toilet
Wheelchair access

IT and printing facilities

Please be aware that printers are turned off 15 minutes before closing.

Events
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Room and venue hire
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The Cromwell Room at Ipswich County Library

Max

15

people

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The Chaucer Room at Ipswich County Library

Max

20

people

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The Wolsey Room at Ipswich County Library

Max

60

people

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Lecture Hall

Max

75

people

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Ceremonies in the Northgate Room

Max

people

Hire the beautiful Northgate Room on the first floor of Ipswich County Library for weddings, naming ceremonies, renewal of vows, commitment ceremonies or civil partnerships.

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