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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

Halloween Crafts for Children

Wed 27 Oct 2021 , 10:00 – 12:00

Come along to our fun children's craft session for Halloween.

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A table covered with dice and player character figurines.

Dungeons & Dragons for beginners and experienced players

Sun 7 Nov 2021 , 10:30 – 14:30

Come along to take part this Dungeons and Dragons event, open to all.

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Dice and player tokens on a gaming board.

Board games for adults

Thu 11 Nov 2021 , 13:00 – 17:30

Come along to an afternoon of playing the best party board games for adults.

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Quiz Night

Fri 12 Nov 2021 , 19:30

Test your general knowledge at this fun quiz event.

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Regular events and activities

All events

Knit & Natter

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

Thu 28 Oct 2021 , 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 28 Oct 2021 , 14:15 – 14:35 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Lego Club (Saturday session)

Join us for our weekly Lego Club.

Sat 30 Oct 2021 , 10:00 – 12:00 (Every Saturday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Storytime at Stowmarket Library

Join us for our weekly storytime session for young children.

Sat 30 Oct 2021 , 10:30 (Every Saturday) Stowmarket Library Free entry

Lego Club (Sunday session)

Join us for our weekly Lego Club.

Sun 31 Oct 2021 , 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 2 Nov 2021 , 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 2 Nov 2021 , 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 2 Nov 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 2 Nov 2021 , 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 3 Nov 2021 , 10:00 – 12:00 (Every Wednesday) Stowmarket Library Free entry