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Gainsborough Community Library

Open from Monday 9 November for essential computer usage, reservation collection and Select & Collect.

Please contact the library to book an appointment to use the computers.

No events or room hire.

See our Covid-19 page for more information.

Opening times

Monday 0930 - 1300, 1330 - 1600
Tuesday 0930 - 1300, 1330 - 1600
Wednesday 0930 - 1300, 1330 - 1600
Thursday 0930 - 1300, 1330 - 1600
Friday 0930 - 1300, 1330 - 1600
Saturday 0930 - 1300, 1330 - 1600
Sunday

Out-of-hours book return available

Contact

Manager: Mandy Grimwood

Clapgate Lane, Ipswich
IP3 0RL

Find us on Google Maps

01473 927270

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

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Branch facilities

  • Customer toilet
  • Refreshments: available in our café
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Accessibility information on accessable.co.uk
  • Parking: small car park available at rear of library
  • Display space: two cork boards in cafe area for A3, A4 or A5 posters
  • Which? Available online and in print
  • Free sanitary products available

Room and venue hire

Community room

Max 50 people
  • Capacity: 30 people for meetings, 50 people in rows
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings. Bookings outside library opening hours may attract an additional charge to cover staffing cost.

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

Meeting room

Max 15 people
  • Capacity: 10 people for meetings, 15 people in rows
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings. Bookings outside library opening hours may attract an additional charge to cover staffing cost.

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

Sound studio

Max 5 people
  • Capacity: 5 people
  • Availability: Outside library opening hours only, subject to other bookings.

Cost: £5 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £7.50 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

Café area / space within library

Max 30 people
  • Capacity: Various (depending on part of library and format) but potentially up to 30 people in rows
  • Availability: Outside library opening hours only, subject to other bookings.

Cost: To be negotiated with library manager

Other information

  • Limited on-site parking available. Street parking beside library
  • Refreshments available from café during opening hours, refreshment making facilities available outside opening hours
  • Projector available for community room users

Events and activities at Gainsborough Community Library

Upcoming special events

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

Regular events and activities

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