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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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Branch facilities

  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Accessibility information on accessable.co.uk
  • Parking: available in public car parks nearby
  • Which? Available online and in print

Room and venue hire

The Britten room

Max 40 people

The Britten room

  • 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

£15 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £22.50 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings

The Everitt room

Max 30 people

The Everitt room

  • 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

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

The Peto room

Max 6 people

The Peto room

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

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

Bake Sale Fundraiser

Sat 13 Aug 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 Lowestoft Library Free entry

Grab yourself a tasty homemade treat and help raise money for important library services.

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Author event with Paula White

Sat 13 Aug 2022 , 11:00 Lowestoft Library Free entry

Join Suffolk-based artist, author and illustrator Paula White for a special talk about her new book, inspired by the Suffolk coastline.

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Sounds of Nashville at Lowestoft Library

Fri 23 Sep 2022 , 19:30 Lowestoft Library Tickets £6.00

Enjoy live music from Tony James Shevlin and Scott Stilwell at Lowestoft Library.

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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 23 Aug 2022 , 14:00 – 15:15 ( Every Tuesday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Tot Rock and Storytime - active songs and rhymes for preschool children

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

Wed 24 Aug 2022 , 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 25 Aug 2022 , 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 25 Aug 2022 , 11:00 – 11:30 ( Every Thursday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Family Play

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

Fri 26 Aug 2022 , 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 27 Aug 2022 , 09:00 – 10:00 ( Every Saturday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Saturday Fun for Families

Join us for some fun family craft activities.

Sat 27 Aug 2022 , 10:30 – 11:30 ( Every Saturday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Summer Lego Club

Join in with our free Lego Club sessions suitable for children aged 5-11.

Sun 28 Aug 2022 , 14:00 – 15:00 ( Every Sunday) Lowestoft Library Free entry

Lego Club

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

Sun 28 Aug 2022 , 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 30 Aug 2022 , 14:00 – 15:15 ( Every Tuesday) Lowestoft Library Free entry