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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

Branch facilities

  • Customer toilet
  • 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 menstrual products available

Foodbank collection point throughout the year

Room and venue hire

Small meeting room

Max 2 people
  • Capacity: 2 people
  • Free onsite parking
  • Refreshments available from nearby cafe

Cost: £8 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £12 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

Space within library

Max 30 people
  • Capacity: 20 people for meetings, 30 people in rows
  • Free onsite parking
  • Refreshments available from nearby cafe

Cost: £10 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £15 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

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

Wordplay - songs and rhymes for preschool children

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

Thu 18 Aug 2022 , 10:00 – 10:45 ( Every Thursday) Chantry Library Free entry

Art workshop for children 11+ with Rock Paper Scissors

Become an artist at these free creative art workshops for children aged 11+.

Thu 18 Aug 2022 , 12:00 – 18:00 ( Every Thursday) Chantry Library Free entry

Adult crafting group

Bring your latest craft project and join in with fellow crafters at this weekly session.

Thu 18 Aug 2022 , 14:00 – 16:00 ( Every Thursday) Chantry Library Free entry

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 19 Aug 2022 , 10:30 – 11:30 ( Every Friday) Chantry Library Free entry

Dad's Stay & Play group

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

Sat 20 Aug 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Saturday) Chantry Library Free entry

Bingo games

Join us for some bingo fun at Chantry Library

Mon 22 Aug 2022 , 15:00 ( Every Monday) Chantry Library Free entry

Men Can Talk - social group for men

Make new friends and share experiences at this friendly social group for men.

Mon 22 Aug 2022 , 18:00 – 20:00 ( 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 23 Aug 2022 , 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 23 Aug 2022 , 10:30 – 12:00 ( Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry

Art workshop for primary school children with Rock Paper Scissors

Become an artist at these free creative art workshops for primary school children.

Tue 23 Aug 2022 , 12:00 – 18:00 ( Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry