Halesworth Library

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Halesworth Library

Halesworth Library

Free wifi available. Scanning, printing and photocopying facilities.

Bridge Street
Halesworth
IP19 8AD

Ali Hopkins, manager

Accessibility information

Contacts

You can borrow iPads from Halesworth Library. Contact the library for more details.

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 0930 – 1200
Tuesday 0930 – 1730
Wednesday 0930 – 1730
Thursday Closed
Friday 0930 – 1800
Saturday 0930 – 1700
Sunday 1000 – 1500

Room hire

Office

  • Capacity: 5 people
  • Cost: £7.50 per hour or £20 for three hours
  • Availability: Available all day, every day subject to other bookings

Gallery (upstairs space)

  • Capacity: 20 people in a meeting format
  • Cost: £7.50 per hour or £20 for three hours
  • Availability: Available all day, every day subject to other bookings. Note that the space is located within the library and is not self-contained. Therefore, it may not be suitable for hirers who require private space

Other space within library

  • Capacity: Various (depending on part of library used)
  • Cost: £7.50 per hour or £20 for three hours
  • Availability: Available all day, every day subject to other bookings. Note that the space is located within the library and is not self-contained. Therefore, it may not be suitable for hirers who require private space

Other information

  • Refreshments making facilities available
  • Limited parking outside library opening hours. Public car parking located nearby
  • Projector and screen available free of charge

Regular events & activities

Event Dates Times
Creative writing group: run by local writer/publisher Tom Corbett. Book in advance – call 07831 264021 Mondays 1030-1200
Baby bounce and Tot Rock: songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers Tuesday every week 1000-1100
Knit & Natter, Stitch & Chatter: knitting group first and third Tuesday of the month 1400-1600
Careers advice: contact library for more details Book appointment in advance Mutually convenient basis
Register births and deaths: to book an appointment call Lowestoft Registration office on 01502 528160 first and third Tuesday of the month Mutually convenient basis
Top Time: events and activities for older people Wednesday every week 1030-1200
Age UK: providing free help advice and information first and last Wednesday of the month 1030-1200
Tablet training sessions for beginners: book in advance (£5 per session) Wednesday every week 1400-1500
Computer training sessions for beginners: book in advance (£5 per session) Wednesday every week 1515-1615
NHS Exercise Referral Scheme: Fitness Classes for all abilities – £3 a session, book in advance Thursday every week 0930-1600
Reading Group third Thursday of the month 1930-2100
Italian lessons: £70 for a 6 week course Friday every week runs 8 Jan to 12 Feb 1300-1500
Junior Wordsmiths young writers’ group for 8-13 year olds: £15 per 5 sessions – book in advance Friday every week runs 15 Jan 1600-1730
Halesworth Wordsmiths writing group: book in advance 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com Friday every week 1800-1930
Lego club for children: £2 per session Sundays:

  • 10 Jan
  • 17 Jan
  • 31 Jan
  • 14 Feb
  • 28 Feb
  • 13 March
  • 27 March
  • 10 April
  • 24 April
  • 8 May
1000-1100
County Councillor Surgery second Saturday of the month 1000-1100
Town Councillor Surgery fourth Saturday of the month 1000-1100
Spanish lessons for beginners: £70 for a 6 week course Saturday every week runs 27 Feb to 2 April 1000-1200
Spanish lessons for those who know some: £70 for a 6 week course Saturday every week runs 27 Feb to 2 April 1300-1500
Book Wizards: for 7-13 year olds, bring your favourite book – book in advance Sundays:

  • 10 January
  • 14 February
  • 13 March
  • 10 April
  • 8 May
1130-1230
Craft activities: for primary school age children Sunday every week 1200-1430

Special events

Date/Time Event
Fri 12/02/2016 - Sun 14/02/2016
All Day
Art exhibition: photography by Jason Avery
Halesworth Library, Halesworth
Sat 13/02/2016
13:00 - 16:00
Spanish workshop
Halesworth Library, Halesworth
Sat 20/02/2016
10:30 - 11:10
Legends from a Long Forgotten Land with David Tonge, the yarnsmith of Norwich
Halesworth Library, Halesworth
Sat 20/02/2016
12:00 - 12:40
Legends from a Long Forgotten Land with David Tonge, the yarnsmith of Norwich
Halesworth Library, Halesworth
Sat 20/02/2016
14:30 - 15:10
Legends from a Long Forgotten Land with David Tonge, the yarnsmith of Norwich
Halesworth Library, Halesworth
Sat 20/02/2016
16:00 - 16:40
Legends from a Long Forgotten Land with David Tonge, the yarnsmith of Norwich
Halesworth Library, Halesworth
Mon 07/03/2016
13:30 - 16:00
Board games afternoon
Halesworth Library, Halesworth
Mon 04/04/2016
13:30 - 16:00
Board games afternoon
Halesworth Library, Halesworth