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Bury St Edmunds Library

The library toilets are temporarily closed. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Opening times

Monday 0830 - 1730
Tuesday 0830 - 1930
Wednesday 0830 - 1730
Thursday 0830 - 1730
Friday 0830 - 1930
Saturday 0830 - 1700
Sunday 1000 - 1600

Out-of-hours book return available

Contact

Manager: Neil Holmes

Sergeants Walk, St Andrews Street North, Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1TZ

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01284 338830

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

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Friends of Bury St Edmunds Library

Volunteer and support your library by organising events, activities and initiatives to raise money. Contact the library manager for more information.

Branch facilities

  • Customer toilet
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Accessibility information on accessable.co.uk
  • Display space: Space available for table top or banner displays in internal and external foyer. Public notice board also available.
  • Which? Available online and in print
  • Free sanitary products available

Room and venue hire

Conference room

Max 50 people
  • Capacity: 25 people for meetings, 50 people in rows
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings.
  • Fully air conditioned
  • Projector, DVD, Flipchart available at extra charge
  • Kitchenette included within conference room space with hot water boiler, sink etc.

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Cost: £12 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £18 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

Meeting room

Max 20 people
  • Capacity: 16 people for meetings, 20 people in rows
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings.

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Cost: £7 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £10.50 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

Other information

St Andrew's pay and display carpark is 5 minutes walk from library

For information and bookings please email bury.roomhire@suffolklibraries.co.uk

Events and activities at Bury St Edmunds Library

Upcoming special events

All special events

15-Brick Lego Challenge

Sat 2 Oct 2021 , 10:00 – 12:00

Join in with our Lego Challenge and see what you can make with just 15 bricks.

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Mindful Origami Workshop

Sat 2 Oct 2021 , 14:00 – 15:00

Learn the ancient craft of origami at this mindfulness workshop.

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Watercolour Taster Activity - Still Life Painting

Sun 3 Oct 2021 , 10:30 – 12:00

Join us for our watercolour painting session or beginners.

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Creative Collage Workshop

Mon 4 Oct 2021 , 10:00 – 11:00

Learn the art of collage making in this fun session for all.

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Wellness Activity - Self Massage

Mon 4 Oct 2021 , 12:00 – 13:00

Come along to the library and learn some relaxing massage techniques.

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Spanish Conversation Taster Session

Tue 5 Oct 2021 , 14:30 – 16:00

Learn the basics of Spanish in this fun interactive session.

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Knit and Natter Taster Session

Wed 6 Oct 2021 , 10:00 – 12:00

Bring your latest craft project and chat with others.

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Open Book Group Taster Session

Wed 6 Oct 2021 , 14:00 – 15:00

Join our friendly and informal taster book group session.

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Hedgehog Craft Workshop for adults

Thu 7 Oct 2021 , 10:00 – 11:00

Join in with a fun relaxing craft activity for adults.

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Duplo Club Taster Session

Thu 7 Oct 2021 , 11:00 – 12:00

Join in with this fun Duplo session for under 4s.

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Creative Writing for Beginners

Thu 7 Oct 2021 , 14:00 – 15:30

Come along to our fun creative writing session for beginners.

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Warhammer Event

Sat 9 Oct 2021 , 10:00 – 15:00

Join in with our fun Warhammer session for all abilities.

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Hogwarts Day (Morning session)

Sun 10 Oct 2021 , 10:30 – 11:30

Come along in your magical robes and join us for some special Hogwarts Day activities.

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Hogwarts Day (Afternoon session)

Sun 10 Oct 2021 , 14:15 – 15:15

Come along in your magical robes and join us for some special Hogwarts Day activities.

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Regular events and activities

All events

Online Lego Club challenges

Join our online weekly Lego challenges and build something fun and unique.

Sat 2 Oct 2021 , 10:00 (Every Saturday) Bury St Edmunds Library Online event Free entry

Online Tot Rock - active songs and rhymes for preschool children

Join us for a fun online session of active songs and rhymes for under 5s.

Mon 4 Oct 2021 , 10:10 (Every Monday, Thursday & Friday) Bury St Edmunds Library Online event Free entry

Open Space - wellbeing drop-in group (Bury St Edmunds group)

Open Space drop-ins are informal meet-ups for anybody interested in their mental health and wellbeing, as well as their families and carers.

Mon 4 Oct 2021 , 14:00 – 16:00 (Every Monday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Baby Bounce - gentle songs and nursery rhymes

Enjoy soft and gentle songs and rhymes with your baby.

Tue 5 Oct 2021 , 09:30 – 10:00 (Every Tuesday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Tot Rock - active songs and rhymes for preschool children

Join us for a fun session of active songs and rhymes for under 5s.

Tue 5 Oct 2021 , 10:30 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

The Bookworms Reading Group

Join our friendly and informal book group at Bury St Edmunds Library.

Tue 5 Oct 2021 , 14:00 – 16:00 (First Tuesday of the month) Bury St Edmunds Library

Suffolk Survivors Network

Join Suffolk Survivor Network's drop-in session and find information and guidance.

Wed 6 Oct 2021 , 10:00 – 16:30 (Every Wednesday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Online Baby Bounce - gentle songs and rhymes

Enjoy soft and gentle songs and rhymes with your baby.

Wed 6 Oct 2021 , 10:10 (Every Wednesday) Bury St Edmunds Library Online event Free entry

Heartsong - wellbeing singing project

Come along to this uplifting singing project to help with mental and physical wellbeing.

Thu 7 Oct 2021 , 10:00 – 12:00 (First Thursday of the month) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Online Tot Rock - active songs and rhymes for preschool children

Join us for a fun online session of active songs and rhymes for under 5s.

Thu 7 Oct 2021 , 10:10 (Every Monday, Thursday & Friday) Bury St Edmunds Library Online event Free entry