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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

Find us on Google Maps

01502 442810

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

Branch facilities

Room and venue hire

The Britten room

Max 40 people
  • Capacity: 30 people for meetings, 40 people in rows
  • £2 per head for refreshments
  • Nearby public carpark
  • Projector, drop-down screen and whiteboard available
  • Interactive smart screen and flip chart available on request

The Britten room

£17 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £25.50 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

The Everitt room

Max 30 people
  • Capacity: 20 people for meetings, 30 people in rows
  • £2 per head for refreshments
  • Nearby public carpark
  • Whiteboard available
  • Interactive smart screen, projector and flipchart available on request

The Everitt room

Cost: £13 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £19.50 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

The Peto room

Max 6 people
  • Capacity: 6 people for meetings
  • £2 per head for refreshments
  • Nearby public carpark
  • Whiteboard available
  • Interactive smart screen, projector and flipchart available on request

The Peto room

Cost: £9 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £13.50 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

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.
  • 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

Events and activities at Lowestoft Library

Upcoming special events

Know Another Mocktail Event

Thu 20 Jun 2024 , 11:00 – 14:00 Lowestoft Library Free entry

Join us for a free mocktail event as part of our Know Another alcohol awareness campaign.

Find out more

Regular events and activities

All events

Tot Rock - active songs and rhymes for preschool children

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

Wed 1 May 2024 , 11:00 – 11:40 ( Every Wednesday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Sporting Memories

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

Thu 2 May 2024 , 10:30 – 12:15 ( Every Thursday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Baby Bounce - gentle songs and nursery rhymes

Enjoy soft and gentle songs and rhymes with your baby.

Thu 2 May 2024 , 11:00 – 11:30 ( 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 2 May 2024 , 16:00 – 18:00 ( First Thursday of the month) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Family Play

Enjoy crafts, colouring, toys and song time at this weekly Family Fun session.

Fri 3 May 2024 , 10:15 – 11:45 ( Every Friday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Friends of S.E.N.D

Join us in a calm, relaxed environment for SEND families to play.

Sat 4 May 2024 , 09:00 – 10:00 ( Every Saturday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Saturday Fun for Families

Join us for some fun family craft activities.

Sat 4 May 2024 , 10:30 – 11:30 ( Every Saturday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Lego Club

Get creative at our weekly Lego Club for 5 to 11 year olds.

Sun 5 May 2024 , 14:00 – 15:00 ( Every Sunday) Lowestoft Library £1.50 per child, £2 per family

Time Out - social group for older people

Join our weekly Time Out group for over 50s.

Tue 7 May 2024 , 14:00 – 15:15 ( Every Tuesday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Tot Rock - active songs and rhymes for preschool children

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

Wed 8 May 2024 , 11:00 – 11:40 ( Every Wednesday) Lowestoft Library Free entry