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Lowestoft Library

Opening times

Monday 0900 - 1800
Tuesday 0830 - 1800
Wednesday 0830 - 1800
Thursday 0830 - 1800
Friday 0830 - 1800
Saturday 0900 - 1700
Sunday 1000 - 1600

Out-of-hours book return available

Contact

Manager: Jo Wilde

Clapham Road South, Lowestoft
NR32 1DR

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01502 442810

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

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Friends of Lowestoft Library

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

Branch facilities

Room and venue hire

The Britten room

The Britten room

This is the largest room and can hold 40 people seated theatre style, or 30 people boardroom style. The charge is £12 per hour for charity and community groups and £18 per hour for businesses and statutory organisations.

The Everitt room

The Everitt room

This is a large room which can hold 30 people seated theatre style, or 20 people boardroom style. The charge is £10 per hour for charity and community groups and £15 per hour for businesses and statutory organisations.

The Peto room

The Peto room

This is a small room which can cater for meetings of up to 6 people. It is ideal for one to one meetings. The charge is £7 per hour for charity and community groups and £10.50 per hour for businesses and statutory organisations.

Contact rachel.gibson@suffolklibraries.co.uk for further information and to book.

Other information

  • Space within the library is also available for hire outside library opening hours. Price to be negotiated with library manager.
  • The library is located opposite a large pay and display carpark
  • Bookings are subject to a minimum 2 hour booking time
  • Bookings of 10 sessions or more which are paid in full up front will attract a 12.5% discount

Events and activities at Lowestoft Library

Upcoming special events

Elephant standing on their front legs in a handstand pose, holding a mouse on its truck

Featherbed Tales Story Session

Mon 20 Sep 2021 , 12:30 – 13:30

Join Caroline from Featherbed Tales and learn how to create your own recorded story to share with loved ones.

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Sammy the Sea Squirt book launch

Sat 25 Sep 2021 , 14:30 – 15:30

Join Ginny and Louise from Suffolk Mind for a special reading of Sammy the Sea Squirt.

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Regular events and activities

All events

Time Out - social group for older people

Join our weekly Time Out group for over 50s.

Tue 21 Sep 2021 , 14:00 – 15:15 (Every Tuesday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Sporting Memories

Relive your favourite sporting memories and make new friends with quizzes, games and gentle activities in-between!

Thu 23 Sep 2021 , 10:30 – 12:15 (Every Thursday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Time Out - social group for older people

Join our weekly Time Out group for over 50s.

Tue 28 Sep 2021 , 14:00 – 15:15 (Every Tuesday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Sporting Memories

Relive your favourite sporting memories and make new friends with quizzes, games and gentle activities in-between!

Thu 30 Sep 2021 , 10:30 – 12:15 (Every Thursday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Time Out - social group for older people

Join our weekly Time Out group for over 50s.

Tue 5 Oct 2021 , 14:00 – 15:15 (Every Tuesday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Sporting Memories

Relive your favourite sporting memories and make new friends with quizzes, games and gentle activities in-between!

Thu 7 Oct 2021 , 10:30 – 12:15 (Every Thursday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Lowestoft Library Reading Group

Join our friendly reading group taking place on the first Thursday of the month.

Thu 7 Oct 2021 , 16:00 – 18:00 (First Thursday of the month) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Time Out - social group for older people

Join our weekly Time Out group for over 50s.

Tue 12 Oct 2021 , 14:00 – 15:15 (Every Tuesday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Sporting Memories

Relive your favourite sporting memories and make new friends with quizzes, games and gentle activities in-between!

Thu 14 Oct 2021 , 10:30 – 12:15 (Every Thursday) Lowestoft Library Free entry