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Chantry Library

We are looking for Home Library Service volunteers.

Opening times

Monday 1400 - 1700
Tuesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 - 1800
Wednesday 1000 – 1300
Thursday 1000 – 1300, 1400 - 1800
Friday 1000 – 1300, 1400 - 1700
Saturday 0930 – 1300, 1400 - 1700
Sunday 1000 - 1600

Out-of-hours book return available

Contact

Manager: Vicki Mann

Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich
IP2 0QY

Find us on Google Maps

01473 927275

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

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Friends of Chantry 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
  • Refreshments: a new Combat2Coffee coffee shop will be open from 17 May during regular opening hours
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Accessibility information on accessable.co.uk
  • Parking: available
  • Display space: Glass display cabinet available for hire in whole or part
  • Which? Available online and in print
  • Free sanitary products available

Foodbank collection point throughout the year

Events and activities at Chantry Library

Upcoming special events

We can’t find any upcoming special events at Chantry Library.

Regular events and activities

All events

Me, Myself and Baby

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

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

Fri 17 Sep 2021 , 10:30 – 11:30 (Every Friday) Chantry Library Free entry

Bingo games

Join us for some bingo fun at Chantry Library

Mon 20 Sep 2021 , 15:00 (Every Monday) Chantry Library Free entry

Social Prescribers - wellbeing help and social support

Come along for support with finances, mental health and well-being and to socialise with others in your local community.

Tue 21 Sep 2021 , 09:30 – 13:00 (Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry

Little Explorers - stories and craft session

Join Wendy for stories and crafts in the beautiful nature setting of Stonelodge Park.

Tue 21 Sep 2021 , 10:30 – 12:00 (Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry

Men's Mental Health drop-in session

Join our weekly session to encourage men to talk about their mental health and wellbeing.

Wed 22 Sep 2021 , 18:00 – 20:00 (Every Wednesday) Chantry Library Free entry

WordPlay: Singing, bouncing and rock n roll for babies

Enjoy a session of singing and bouncing to children's rhymes and songs with Joy.

Thu 23 Sep 2021 , 10:00 – 10:45 (Every Thursday) Chantry Library Free entry

Women Behaving Madly - menopause peer support group

Join us for our weekly peer support group for people experiencing menopause.

Thu 23 Sep 2021 , 14:00 – 15:00 (Every Thursday) Chantry Library Free entry

Me, Myself and Baby

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

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

Fri 24 Sep 2021 , 10:30 – 11:30 (Every Friday) Chantry Library Free entry

Bingo games

Join us for some bingo fun at Chantry Library

Mon 27 Sep 2021 , 15:00 (Every Monday) Chantry Library Free entry

Social Prescribers - wellbeing help and social support

Come along for support with finances, mental health and well-being and to socialise with others in your local community.

Tue 28 Sep 2021 , 09:30 – 13:00 (Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry