Bury St Edmunds Library

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Bury St Edmunds Library

Bury St Edmunds Library

Free wifi available. Scanning, printing and photocopying facilities.

Sergeants Walk, St Andrews Street North
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1TZ

Neil Holmes, manager

Accessibility information

Contacts

Opening hours

Day Times
Monday 0830 – 1730
Tuesday 0830 – 1930
Wednesday 0830 – 1730
Thursday 0830 – 1730
Friday 0830 – 1930
Saturday 0830 – 1700
Sunday 1000 – 1600

Room hire

Conference room

  • Conference room board room layout
    Board room layout
  • Conference room cabaret room layout
    Cabaret layout
  • Conference room theatre room layout
    Theatre layout
  • Small meeting room
    Small meeting room
  • Capacity: 25 people for meetings, 50 people in rows
  • Cost: £12 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £18 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings. Bookings outside library opening hours may attract an additional charge to cover staffing cost.
  • Fully air conditioned
  • Projector, DVD, Flipchart available at extra charge
  • Kitchenette included within conference room space with hot water boiler, sink etc.
  • Catering supplied by local business The Bay Tree Café Bistro, a supporter of our children’s activities held throughout the year.

Meeting room

  • Capacity: 16 people for meetings, 20 people in rows
  • Cost: £7 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £10.50 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings
  • Availability: All day subject to other bookings. Bookings outside library opening hours may attract an additional charge to cover staffing cost.

Other information

  • St Andrew’s pay and display carpark is 5 minutes walk from library

Display space

Internal Foyer (suitable for table top / banner display)

Per day (manned):

  • Charitable and voluntary £12.00
  • Other (commercial and statutory bodies) £20.00

External Foyer (suitable for table top / banner display)

Per week:

  • Charitable and voluntary £12.00
  • Other (commercial and statutory bodies) £20.00

Paid for Display board

Public notices for services/goods. Per week (to a maximum of six weeks):

Up to and including A5: 50p per week / A4: £1.00 per week

Regular events & activities

Event Dates Times
The Bookworms Reading Group first Tuesday of the month 1400-1600
Tuesday Night Reading Group second Tuesday of the month 1800-1900
Adventurers Reading Group third Tuesday of the month 1500-1700
Avid Crime Readers Reading Group fourth Tuesday of the month 1430-1630
Suffolk Family History drop-in second Wednesday of the month 1000-1200
Baby bounce: soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies Wednesday every week 1015-1045
Suffolk Age UK advice in the foyer: assistance with home help, day services, befriending or benefits Wednesday every week 1100-1400
Tot Rock: songs and action rhymes for toddlers Thursday every week 1015-1045
Top Time: events and activities for older people Friday every week 1000-1200
Top Time reading group first Friday of the month 1000-1200
Tell me a story Saturday every week 1000-1200
Craft activities: for primary school age children Sunday every week 1030-1200

Special events

Date/Time Event
Sun 01/05/2016 - Thu 30/06/2016
All Day
Beatrix Potter Character Trail
Bury St Edmunds Library, Bury St Edmunds
Sat 07/05/2016
All Day
Brave New Reads launch
Bury St Edmunds Library, Bury St Edmunds
Fri 13/05/2016
10:00 - 12:00
Top Time talk: Waveney Author Group
Bury St Edmunds Library, Bury St Edmunds
Wed 18/05/2016
All Day
Healthwatch Suffolk drop-in
Bury St Edmunds Library, Bury St Edmunds
Fri 20/05/2016
10:00 - 12:00
Top Time: Art group
Bury St Edmunds Library, Bury St Edmunds
Fri 20/05/2016
13:00 - 15:00
Music in our Bones
Bury St Edmunds Library, Bury St Edmunds
Fri 27/05/2016
10:00 - 12:00
Top time talk: Murder in the Red Barn by Peter Maggs
Bury St Edmunds Library, Bury St Edmunds