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Stowmarket Library

Opening times

Monday Closed
Tuesday 0830 - 1845
Wednesday 0830 - 1745
Thursday 0830 - 1745
Friday 0830 - 1830
Saturday 0830 - 1600
Sunday 1000 - 1600

Out-of-hours book return available

Contact

Manager: Ursula Scott

Milton Road, Stowmarket
IP14 1EX

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01449 700549

help@suffolklibraries.co.uk

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Branch facilities

Room and venue hire

Meeting room

Max 20 people
  • Capacity: 12 people for meetings, 20 people in rows
  • Refreshment facilities
  • Limited onsite parking - nearby public carpark
  • Projector and flipchart available on request
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings

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

Space within library

Max 50 people
  • Capacity: Various (depending on part of library and format) but potentially up to 50 people in rows
  • Refreshment facilities
  • Limited onsite parking - nearby public carpark
  • Flipchart available on request
  • Availability: Outside library opening hours only, subject to other bookings

Cost: To be negotiated with library manager

Please use our booking form (.docx) and refer to our terms and conditions (.pdf).

Other information

  • 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 Stowmarket Library

Upcoming special events

Chatterbooks - children's book group

Fri 27 May 2022 , 16:00 – 17:00 Stowmarket Library Free entry

Come along to our monthly children's book group for 7-11 year olds and get involved with some fun activities.

Find out more

Wellbeing Suffolk drop-in session

Tue 31 May 2022 , 11:00 – 13:00 Stowmarket Library Free entry

Join Wellbeing Suffolk for this drop-in session and find support and resources.

Find out more

Regular events and activities

All events

Adult Colouring Group

Come along and do some colouring, relax and meet other people.

Wed 25 May 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Wednesday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Wednesday Book Group

Join our friendly and informal book group at Stowmarket Library.

Wed 25 May 2022 , 10:30 ( Last Wednesday of the month) Stowmarket 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 25 May 2022 , 14:15 – 14:35 ( Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Knit & Natter

Bring your knitting along to the library and enjoy a cuppa and a chat with others.

Thu 26 May 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Tuesday & Thursday) Stowmarket 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.

Thu 26 May 2022 , 14:15 – 14:35 ( Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Chatterbooks - children's book group

Come along to our monthly children's book group for 7-11 year olds and get involved with some fun activities.

Fri 27 May 2022 , 16:00 – 17:00 Stowmarket Library Free entry

Lego Club (Saturday session)

Join us for our weekly Lego Club.

Sat 28 May 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Saturday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Lego Club (Sunday session)

Join us for our weekly Lego Club.

Sun 29 May 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Sunday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Knit & Natter

Bring your knitting along to the library and enjoy a cuppa and a chat with others.

Tue 31 May 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Tuesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Wellbeing Suffolk drop-in session

Join Wellbeing Suffolk for this drop-in session and find support and resources.

Tue 31 May 2022 , 11:00 – 13:00 Stowmarket Library Free entry