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Bury St Edmunds Library

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: Tracey Paris

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

Find us on Google Maps

01284 338830

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

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 menstrual products available

Room and venue hire

Conference room

Max 50 people
  • Capacity: 25 people for meetings, 50 people in rows
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Nearby public car park - pay and display
  • Portable projector available on request
  • Flipchart available on request
  • Kitchenette included within conference room space with kettle, sink etc
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings

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Cost: £14 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £21 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

Meeting room

Max 15 people
  • Capacity: 15 people for meetings
  • Nearby public car park - pay and display
  • Portable projector available on request
  • Flipchart available on request
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings

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Cost: £9 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £13.50 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

Other information

  • Bookings are for a minimum of 2 hours
  • 12.5% discount for bookings of 8 sessions or more - upfront payment applies
  • Bookings outside of library opening hours may attract an additional charge to cover staff costs

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

Wednesday Talks: 'Secrets of the Suffolk Regiment Museum in 10 Objects' by Claire Wallace

Wed 17 Apr 2024 , 13:00 – 14:00 Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry Booking required

Join Claire Wallace, Curator at the Suffolk Regiment Museum, for a Wednesday Talk where she'll be showing us some interesting objects from the collection.

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Zumba Gold

Thu 18 Apr 2024 , 11:00 – 12:00 Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry Booking required

Join us for this free Zumba Gold class at Bury St Edmunds Library. This event is part of Jumpstart, our health and wellbeing campaign.

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Wednesday Talks: Relaxation Station with Wellbeing Suffolk

Wed 24 Apr 2024 , 13:00 – 14:00 Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry Booking required

Join clinicians from Wellbeing Suffolk for a Wednesday Talk about some simple relaxation techniques to implement into day-to-day life.

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Author event with Jane Casey & Erin Kelly

Wed 24 Apr 2024 , 18:30 Bury St Edmunds Library £5.00

Join us for an author interview with crime writer Jane Casey and psychological thriller novelist Erin Kelly at Bury St Edmunds Library.

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DiscoveReads author event with locked-room mystery novelist Tom Mead

Wed 12 Jun 2024 , 18:30 – 19:30 Bury St Edmunds Library £5.00

Join us for an author talk with locked-room murder mystery novelist Tom Mead at Bury St Edmunds Library as part of our DiscoveReads programme.

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Regular events and activities

All events

Top Time - social group for older people

Join our social group for older people every Friday.

Fri 26 Apr 2024 , 10:30 – 12:00 ( Every Friday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Lego Club

Join us for our weekly Lego Club for children of all ages.

Sat 27 Apr 2024 , 10:00 – 11:45 ( Every Saturday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Coding Club

Join in with our monthly Coding Club for 7-12 year olds and learn how to code using Scratch and Python in a fun and informal environment.

Sat 27 Apr 2024 , 11:00 – 12:00 ( Last Saturday of the month) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry Booking advised

Sunday Board Games

Enjoy a variety of board games for all ages at this fun weekly session for all.

Sun 28 Apr 2024 , 10:00 – 15:00 ( Every Sunday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Coffee Morning

Join us for a cuppa and chat with others at this friendly weekly get-together.

Mon 29 Apr 2024 , 10:30 – 12:00 ( Every Monday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Multiply Suffolk - advice and support session

Join Multiply Suffolk for their monthly advice session to improve your skills and education.

Mon 29 Apr 2024 , 11:00 – 15:00 ( Last Monday of the month) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Me, Myself and Baby

Stay & Play group for parents and under 5s

Enjoy some playtime with your baby or toddler whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Mon 29 Apr 2024 , 13:00 – 14:00 ( Every Monday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

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

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 29 Apr 2024 , 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 30 Apr 2024 , 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 30 Apr 2024 , 10:30 – 11:00 ( Every Tuesday) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry