Gainsborough Community Library

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Gainsborough Community Library

Gainsborough Community Library

Free wifi available. Scanning, printing and photocopying facilities.

Clapgate Lane
Ipswich
IP3 0RL

Mandy Grimwood, manager

Accessibility information

Contacts

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 0930 – 1800
Tuesday 0930 – 1700
Wednesday 0930 – 1700
Thursday 0930 – 1700
Friday 0930 – 1800
Saturday 0930 – 1700
Sunday 1100 – 1600

Room hire

Community Room

  • Capacity: 50 people seated in rows, 30 in meeting format
  • Cost: £10 per hour for not for profit organisations, £15 per hour for commercial and statutory organisations. Additional charge applies to bookings outside opening hours. Please discuss with Library Manager
  • Availability: Available all day, every day subject to other bookings

Meeting Room

  • Capacity: 15 people seated in rows, 10 in meeting format
  • Cost:  £5 per hour for not for profit groups, £7.50 per hour for commercial and statutory organisations. Additional charge applies to bookings outside opening hours. Please discuss with Library Manager
  • Availability: Available all day, every day subject to other bookings

Café area / library space

  • Capacity: 16 seated in café area, various within library space
  • Cost:  To be negotiated with library manager
  • Availability: Available during library opening hours. Maybe available outside library opening hours at manager’s discretion

Sound studio

  • Capacity: 5 people
  • Cost:  £5 per hour for not for profit organisations
  • Availability: Available during library opening hours only

Other information

  • Refreshments available from café during opening hours, refreshment making facilities available outside opening hours
  • Parking available
  • Projector available for community room users

Display space

Two cork boards in cafe area: for posters

  • A5: 25p per sheet
  • A4: 50p per sheet
  • A3: £1 per sheet

Regular events & activities

Event Dates Times
Absolute Beginners: book in advance Sessions arranged on a mutually convenient basis N/A
Internet training sessions for beginners: drop-in Monday every two weeks 1030-1200
Top Time: events and activities for older people Monday every week 1400-1600
P.H.O.E.B.E Girls Self-esteem Workshop: for 12-16 year old girls Monday every week 1600-1700
Club 4 Teens: video games and crafts for 13-19 year olds Monday every week 1615-1745
Tinker, tea & talk and adult colouring: held in the community room Tuesday every week 1030-1200
Scrabble Club Wednesday every week 1400-1600
Non-contact teen boxing: in the community room Wednesday every week 1800-1900
Mini Teenz: club for 8-12 year olds Thursday every week 1530-1645
Singing for the soul led by Andi Hopgood Friday every week 1030-1100
Bookstart stay and play Friday every week 1100-1200
Club 4 Teens: video games and crafts for 13-19 year olds Friday every week 1530-1730
Family colouring group Saturday every week 1130-1230
Craft activities and games for children Saturday every week 1400-1600
Craft activities: for primary school age children Sunday every week 1300-1500

Special events

No special events at the moment