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Leiston Library

Opening times

Monday Closed
Tuesday 0930 - 1930
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 0930 - 1730
Friday 0930 - 1300, 1400 - 1700
Saturday 0930 - 1300, 1400 - 1700
Sunday 1000 - 1500

Out-of-hours book return available

Contact

Manager: Gayla Rowling

Old Post Office Square, Main Street, Leiston
IP16 4ER

Find us on Google Maps

01728 831252

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

Connect with Leiston Library

Facebook

Leiston Town Council advisory group

Volunteer and support your library by organising events, activities and initiatives to raise money. Contact the library manager for more information.

Branch facilities

  • Refreshments: coffee, tea and hot chocolate for sale
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Accessibility information on accessable.co.uk
  • Parking: available for one hour in front of the library, free parking available within walking distance
  • Which? Available online and in print

Art in the Library - exhibitions of local artists' work

Room and venue hire

Space within library

Max 30 people
  • Capacity: There are 8 chairs available, but it would be possible to accommodate 30 people seated in rows if additional chairs can be sourced.
  • Availability: Outside library opening hours only, subject to other bookings.

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

Other information

  • Free onsite parking

Events and activities at Leiston Library

Upcoming special events

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

Regular events and activities

All events

Family history research drop-in session

Get help researching your family history with Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group.

Tue 7 Dec 2021 , 14:00 – 16:00 (First Tuesday of the month) Leiston Library Free entry

Me, Myself and Baby

Stay & Play group for parents and babies (term-time only)

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

Thu 9 Dec 2021 , 09:40 – 10:20 (Every Thursday) Leiston Library Free entry

Merry Makers - Handicraft Group

Bring along some handicraft materials and meet like-minded people at our craft sessions.

Sat 11 Dec 2021 , 10:30 – 12:00 (Second Saturday of the month) Leiston Library Free entry

Me, Myself and Baby

Stay & Play group for parents and babies (term-time only)

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

Thu 16 Dec 2021 , 09:40 – 10:20 (Every Thursday) Leiston Library Free entry

Me, Myself and Baby

Stay & Play group for parents and babies (term-time only)

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

Thu 23 Dec 2021 , 09:40 – 10:20 (Every Thursday) Leiston Library Free entry

Me, Myself and Baby

Stay & Play group for parents and babies (term-time only)

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

Thu 30 Dec 2021 , 09:40 – 10:20 (Every Thursday) Leiston Library Free entry

Art for Fun

Join our art group for adults designed for enjoyment and wellbeing - no skills required!

Fri 31 Dec 2021 , 10:30 – 12:00 (Last Friday of the month) Leiston Library Free entry

Family history research drop-in session

Get help researching your family history with Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group.

Tue 4 Jan 2022 , 14:00 – 16:00 (First Tuesday of the month) Leiston Library Free entry

Scrabble Club

Join us for our monthly Scrabble Club for adults on the first Thursday of every month.

Thu 6 Jan 2022 , 14:00 – 15:30 (First Thursday of the month) Leiston Library Free entry