Gainsborough Community Library

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Gainsborough Community Library will be closed 24, 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

Gainsborough Community Library

Gainsborough Community Library

Clapgate Lane
Ipswich
IP3 0RL

Mandy Grimwood, manager

Accessibility information

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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

Regular events & activities

Event Dates Times
Craft activities: for primary school age children Sunday every week 1300-1500
Scrabble Club Wednesday every week 1400-1600
Creative Writing Group: The Write Idea Tuesday every week 1400-1600
Craft activities and games for children Saturday every week 1400-1600
Top Time: events and activities for older people Monday every week 1400-1600
Club 4 Teens: video games and crafts for 13-19 year olds Friday every week 1530-1730
Mini Teenz: Wii club for 8-13 year olds Thursday every week 1530-1630
P.H.O.E.B.E Girls Self-esteem Workshop: for 12-16 year old girls Monday every week 1600-1700
Mini Teenz Club: games for 10-14 year olds Monday every week 1615-1745
Club 4 Teens: video games and crafts for 13-19 year olds Monday every week 1615-1745
Singing for the soul led by Andi Hopgood Friday every week 1100-1200
Art class for adults Monday every week 1000-1200
Family bingo
  • 18 December
  • 29 January
  • 12 March
  • 23 April
  • 4 June
1900

Special events

No special events at the moment