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 for meetings
  • Cost: £8 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £12 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.

Gallery within library

  • Capacity: 20 people for meetings, 35 people in rows
  • Cost: £8 per hour for community/charity/private bookings, £12 per hour for commercial/statutory bookings
  • Availability: Outside library opening hours only, subject to other bookings.

Space within library

  • Capacity: Various (depending on part of library and format) but potentially up to 30 people in rows)
  • Cost: To be negotiated with library manager
  • Availability: Outside library opening hours only, subject to other bookings.

Other information

  • Limited parking outside library opening hours. Public car parking located nearby
  • Refreshment making facilities available
  • 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 364021 Mondays 1030-1200
Board Games afternoon: donation to Library Friends £1.50 (includes a raffle ticket and refreshments) first Monday of the month 1330-1600
Baby bounce and Tot Rock: songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers Tuesday every week 1000-1100
Knit & Natter, Stitch & Chatter group: support for your craft projects first and third Tuesday of the month 1400-1600
Mindful colouring: held in the Gallery in the library second and fourth 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
Laptop training sessions for beginners: book in advance (£5 per session) Wednesday every week 1400-1500
iPad training sessions for beginners: book in advance (£5 per session) Wednesday every week 1515-1615
Fitness classes: gentle mobility and stretches – full instruction given by qualified Physical Activity Instructor Sue Potter – book in advance Thursday every week 0930-1030, 1100-1200
Reading Group third Thursday of the month 1930-2100
Conversational Italian lessons: £70 for a 6 week course Friday every week runs 15 April – 20 May 1300-1500
Junior Wordsmiths young writers’ group for 8-13 year olds: £15 per 5 sessions – book in advance Friday every 2 weeks 1600-1730
Halesworth Wordsmiths writing group: to book in advance contact Annaliese Matheron on 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com Friday every week 1800-1930
Holiday Spanish lessons for beginners: £70 for a 6 week course Saturday every week runs 9 April – 14 May 1000-1200
Conversational Spanish lessons: £70 for a 6 week course Saturday every week runs 9 April – 14 May 1300-1500
County Councillor Surgery second Saturday of the month 1000-1100
Lego club: £2 per builder Sunday every 2 weeks:

  • 10 April
  • 24 April
  • 8 May
1000-1100
Book Wizards: for 7-13 year olds, bring your favourite book – book in advance Sundays:

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

Special events

No special events at the moment