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Southwold Library

Opening times

Monday Closed
Tuesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800
Wednesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800
Thursday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800
Friday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800
Saturday 0930 - 1300, 1400 - 1700
Sunday 1100 – 1600

Out-of-hours book return available

Contact

Manager: Charlotte Clark

North Green, Southwold
IP18 6AT

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01502 722519

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

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Friends of Southwold Library

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

Branch facilities

  • Refreshments: hot drinks for sale
  • Payments: cash, cheques and cards accepted
  • Accessibility information on accessable.co.uk
  • Parking: on-street parking only
  • Which? Available online and in print

laminating (up to A4), foodbank collection point all year round.

Events and activities at Southwold Library

Upcoming special events

All special events

Southwold Arts Centre and Suffolk Libraries Presents: A Christmas Carol

Thu 9 Dec 2021 , 14:00 – 15:30

Join us at Southwold Arts Centre for a special screening of A Christmas Carol.

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Festive Flamingo Crafts

Sun 19 Dec 2021 , 11:00

Make your own Christmassy Flamingo to take home with you and hang on your Christmas tree at home.

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Southwold Library Reading Group

Thu 6 Jan 2022 , 18:30

Join our friendly and informal in-person book group, open to all.

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Southwold Library Online Reading Group

Mon 10 Jan 2022 , 18:30

Join our friendly and informal online book group, open to all.

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Afternoon Tea with crime author Elly Griffiths

Fri 4 Feb 2022 , 15:00

Join best-selling crime author Elly Griffiths for a talk, afternoon tea, and book signing at Reydon Village Hall.

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Regular events and activities

All events

Learn Spanish: Beginners Conversation

Learn the basics of Spanish conversation at this exciting 6-week course.

Tue 7 Dec 2021 , 10:00 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday) Southwold Library £50

Baby Bounce & Tot Rock - songs and rhymes for preschoolers

Join us for a fun session of songs, rhymes, and wordplay for babies and toddlers of all ages.

Tue 7 Dec 2021 , 10:30 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday & Sunday) Southwold Library Free entry

Baby Bounce & Tot Rock - songs and rhymes for preschoolers

Join us for a fun session of songs, rhymes, and wordplay for babies and toddlers of all ages.

Sun 12 Dec 2021 , 10:30 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday & Sunday) Southwold Library Free entry

BookTrust Storytime: Be a Story Explorer

Join us for a fun picture book and story activity for young children.

Sun 12 Dec 2021 , 11:00 – 12:00 (Every Sunday) Southwold Library Free entry

Learn Spanish: Beginners Conversation

Learn the basics of Spanish conversation at this exciting 6-week course.

Tue 14 Dec 2021 , 10:00 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday) Southwold Library £50

Baby Bounce & Tot Rock - songs and rhymes for preschoolers

Join us for a fun session of songs, rhymes, and wordplay for babies and toddlers of all ages.

Tue 14 Dec 2021 , 10:30 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday & Sunday) Southwold Library Free entry

Baby Bounce & Tot Rock - songs and rhymes for preschoolers

Join us for a fun session of songs, rhymes, and wordplay for babies and toddlers of all ages.

Sun 19 Dec 2021 , 10:30 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday & Sunday) Southwold Library Free entry

Learn Spanish: Beginners Conversation

Learn the basics of Spanish conversation at this exciting 6-week course.

Tue 21 Dec 2021 , 10:00 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday) Southwold Library £50

Baby Bounce & Tot Rock - songs and rhymes for preschoolers

Join us for a fun session of songs, rhymes, and wordplay for babies and toddlers of all ages.

Tue 21 Dec 2021 , 10:30 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday & Sunday) Southwold Library Free entry

Baby Bounce & Tot Rock - songs and rhymes for preschoolers

Join us for a fun session of songs, rhymes, and wordplay for babies and toddlers of all ages.

Sun 26 Dec 2021 , 10:30 – 11:00 (Every Tuesday & Sunday) Southwold Library Free entry