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Clare Library

Opening times

Monday Closed
Tuesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1700
Wednesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1700
Thursday Closed
Friday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1700
Saturday 1000 – 1300
Sunday 1000 – 1400

Out-of-hours book return available

Contact

Manager: Karla Greenwood

The Guildhall, High Street, Clare
CO10 8NY

Find us on Google Maps

01787 277702

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

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Branch facilities

Room and venue hire

Space within library

Max 40 people
  • Capacity: 15 people for meetings, 40 people in rows
  • Limited onsite parking - nearby public pay and display car park
  • Refreshment facilities
  • Large smart TV available
  • Availability: Outside library opening hours only, subject to other bookings

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

Onsite parking is limited, but there is a pay and display carpark within 5 minutes of the library.

Events and activities at Clare Library

Upcoming special events

Daisy Stories & Crafts

Sat 23 Mar 2024 , 11:00 – 12:00 Clare Library Free entry

Join us for a special Suffolk Libraries Day stories and crafts session for children and enjoy daisy-themed activities.

Find out more

Regular events and activities

All events

Get Knitting

Help knit or crochet warm clothing to help those in our community who may be struggling this winter.

Wed 28 Feb 2024 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Wednesday) Clare Library Free entry

Scrabble Club

Join our Scrabble Club for all levels.

Wed 28 Feb 2024 , 14:30 ( Fourth Wednesday of the month) Clare Library Free entry

IT and Devices Help Session

Get advice and tips on how to use the internet or a new device at this weekly guidance session.

Wed 28 Feb 2024 , 15:00 – 16:00 ( Every Wednesday) Clare Library Free entry

Tot Rock and Baby Bounce - songs and rhymes for preschool children

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

Thu 29 Feb 2024 , 10:00 – 10:30 ( Every Thursday) Clare 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.

Thu 29 Feb 2024 , 10:30 – 12:00 ( Every Thursday) Clare Library Free entry

Slow Stitch Club

Come along and engage in a mindful slow stitching project with others.

Fri 1 Mar 2024 , 14:30 – 16:00 ( First Friday of the month) Clare Library Free entry

Lego Club

Let your imagination run wild and take part in our weekly Lego challenges at this fun session for children 8+.

Sat 2 Mar 2024 , 10:30 – 12:00 ( Every Saturday) Clare Library Free entry

Top Time - social group for older people

Join in with our activities for older people including games, quizzes and chatting with others.

Tue 5 Mar 2024 , 11:00 ( Every Tuesday) Clare Library Free entry

Get Knitting

Help knit or crochet warm clothing to help those in our community who may be struggling this winter.

Wed 6 Mar 2024 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Wednesday) Clare Library Free entry

IT and Devices Help Session

Get advice and tips on how to use the internet or a new device at this weekly guidance session.

Wed 6 Mar 2024 , 15:00 – 16:00 ( Every Wednesday) Clare Library Free entry