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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

Reading and activities with Dominique Valente

Thu 18 Aug 2022 , 11:00 – 12:00 Stowmarket Library £2 per child

Join children's author Dominique Valente for a special event for children at Stowmarket Library.

Find out more

Regular events and activities

All events

Lego Club (Saturday session)

Join us for our weekly Lego Club.

Sat 2 Jul 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Saturday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Lego Club (Sunday session)

Join us for our weekly Lego Club.

Sun 3 Jul 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 5 Jul 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Tuesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Open Space - wellbeing drop-in group (Stowmarket group)

Open Space drop-ins are informal meet-ups for anybody interested in their mental health and wellbeing, as well as their families and carers.

Tue 5 Jul 2022 , 11:00 – 13:00 ( Every Tuesday) 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.

Tue 5 Jul 2022 , 14:15 – 14:35 ( Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Crochet & Coffee

Bring your crocheting supplies and join us in the library for a coffee and a chat.

Tue 5 Jul 2022 , 17:00 – 18:30 ( Every Tuesday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Adult Colouring Group

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

Wed 6 Jul 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 ( Every Wednesday) 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 6 Jul 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 7 Jul 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 7 Jul 2022 , 14:15 – 14:35 ( Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry