Two top children’s authors will be inspiring young bookworms from schools across the county on Friday as they compete in the final of Suffolk Libraries annual search to find the county’s best read pupils. This Friday (6 May) is the final of the 21st Suffolk Book Mastermind which is organised by Suffolk Libraries Literacy, Books […]

Suffolk Libraries launches Brave New Reads for 2016

Suffolk Libraries is again supporting Brave New Reads – a unique reading programme taking place in libraries across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. With author events, book clubs, writing workshops and quizzes, Brave New Reads helps people get more from their reading. It’s a different kind of book club – chosen by readers, for readers and features a list of six brilliant books.

Southwold Library will again be running the ‘Slaughter in Southwold’ festival this summer. The increasingly popular Crime Writers Festival will feature a number of top crime writers giving talks about their writing at Reydon Village Hall on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June.

Suffolk County Council approved their budget proposals at February’s full council meeting which included a reduction to the library service budget of £650,000 over two years. Suffolk Libraries Board have since agreed to the reduction of £350,000 for 2016/17.