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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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Friends of Stowmarket Library

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

Branch facilities

Room and venue hire

Small meeting room

Max 12 people
  • Capacity: 12 people for meetings
  • Projector available
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings. Bookings outside library opening hours may attract an additional charge to cover staffing cost.

Cost: £5 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £7.50 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.
  • Availability: Outside library opening hours only, subject to other bookings.

Cost: To be negotiated with library manager

We have two small meeting rooms, as well as the option of using the library for events out of hours. Please use our booking form (.docx) and refer to our terms and conditions (.pdf).

Other information

  • Plenty of public car parking available in nearby carparks.
  • Refreshment making facilities available
  • Flipchart stand available

Events and activities at Stowmarket Library

Upcoming special events

All special events

Community Open Day

Sat 7 Aug 2021 , 10:00 – 16:00

Join us at Stowmarket Library to see the plans for our garden space renovation project, ask questions and share your thoughts with us.

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Brick painting workshop

Sat 14 Aug 2021 , 10:00 – 16:00

Join us at Stowmarket Library for our brick-painting workshop and help with our project to renovate the garden space.

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Sewing workshop

Thu 19 Aug 2021 , 10:00 – 16:00

Join us at Stowmarket Library for our sewing workshop and help with our project to renovate the garden space.

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Planting workshop

Sat 4 Sep – Sun 5 Sep 2021 , 10:00 – 16:00

Join us at Stowmarket Library for our planting workshop and help with our project to renovate the garden space.

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Regular events and activities

All events

Open Space drop-in group

Join us for a weekly drop-in, meet new people and find resources to support your wellbeing.

Tue 10 Aug 2021 , 11:00 – 13:00 (Every Tuesday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Tot Rock - active songs and rhymes

Enjoy singing and rhymes for babies and toddlers at the library.

Tue 10 Aug 2021 , 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 10 Aug 2021 , 17:00 – 18:30 (Every Tuesday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Wild World Heroes Crafts

Enjoy a fun children's craft session around the theme of Wild World Heroes.

Wed 11 Aug 2021 , 10:00 – 11:45 (Every Wednesday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Adult Colouring Group

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

Wed 11 Aug 2021 , 10:00 – 12:00 (Every Wednesday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Tot Rock - active songs and rhymes

Enjoy singing and rhymes for babies and toddlers at the library.

Wed 11 Aug 2021 , 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 12 Aug 2021 , 10:00 – 12:00 (Every Tuesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Tot Rock - active songs and rhymes

Enjoy singing and rhymes for babies and toddlers at the library.

Thu 12 Aug 2021 , 14:15 – 14:35 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Stowmarket Garden Project workshops

Join us at Stowmarket Library for our creative workshops to help transform the library's garden space.

Sat 14 Aug 2021 Stowmarket Library Free entry

Knit & Natter

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

Tue 17 Aug 2021 , 10:00 – 12:00 (Every Tuesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry