Children’s events & activities

Most Suffolk libraries run activity sessions and events for children:

  • Baby bounce: soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies
  • Tot Rock: songs and action rhymes for toddlers
  • Baby bounce and Tot Rock: songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers
  • Storytime: stories and rhymes for pre-school children
  • Family playtime: for 0-4 year olds
  • Craft activities: for primary school age children

Library activities

Library Activity Day and time (weekly unless stated otherwise)
Aldeburgh Library Storytime Monday 1030-1100
Craft activities Sunday 1100-1200
Beccles Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Friday 1100-1200
Family playtime Thursday 0945-1115
Brandon Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Monday 0935-1000
Tot Rock Thursday 0935-1000
Craft activities first and third Sunday of the month 1115-1230
Bungay Library Baby bounce Tuesday 1345-1415
Tot Rock Tuesday 1415-1445
Bury St Edmunds Library Baby bounce Wednesday 1015-1045
Tot Rock Thursday 1015-1045
Storytime Saturday 1030-1145
Storytime Sunday 1030-1200
Capel St Mary Library Baby bounce Tuesday 1400-1430 (term time only)
Craft activities Sunday 1030-1430
Chantry Library Ipswich Baby bounce Thursday 1000-1030
Craft activities Saturday 1430-1600
Craft activities Sunday
Tot Rock Thursday 0915-0945
Clare Tot Rock Friday 1000-1100
Elmswell Library Baby bounce Friday 0945-1030
Storytime Sunday 1100-1200
Eye Library Baby bounce Monday 1015-1045
Tot Rock Monday 1100-1130
Felixstowe Library Baby bounce Friday 0930-1000 Friday 1030-1100 Friday 1130-1200
Storytime Wednesday 1330-1400
Framlingham Library Storytime Sunday 1500-1530
Gainsborough Library Craft activities Sunday 1300-1500
Glemsford Tot Rock Friday 1000-1100 (In the adjoining village hall)
Craft activities Sunday
Great Cornard Library Baby bounce Thursday 1430-1500
Storytime Friday 0930-1015 (term time only)
Craft activities Sunday 1100-1400
Tot Rock Monday 1015-1045 (term time only)
Hadleigh Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Thursday 1000-1030
Tot Rock Friday 1000-1030
Craft activities Sunday 1030-1300
Halesworth Library Baby bounce Tuesday 1000-1030
Craft activities Sunday 1200-1430
Tot Rock Tuesday 1030-1100
Haverhill Library Baby bounce Tuesday 1000-1030
Craft activities Sunday 1030-1200
Storytime Monday 1000-1030
Tot Rock Friday 1000-1030
Ipswich County Library Baby bounce Wednesday 1415-1445
Craft activities Sunday 1030-1130
Storytime Sunday 1130-1200
Tot Rock Wednesday 0945-1015 (book with staff) and 1100a-1130 (drop in) (Both are term time only)
Ixworth Library Baby bounce Tuesday 0945-1030 (term time only)
Craft activities Sunday 1130-1230
Tot Rock Tuesday 1330-1415 (term time only)
Kedington Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Monday 1000-1200
Craft activities Sunday 1400-1600
Storytime Thursday 1600-1630
Kesgrave Library Baby bounce Thursday 1030-1100
Craft activities Sunday 1000-1200
Tot Rock Thursday 0945-1015
Kessingland Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Monday 1000-1100
Baby bounce and Tot Rock Thursday 1000-1100
Craft activities Sunday 1030-1130
Lakenheath Library Craft activities Sunday 1000-1500
Leiston Library Baby bounce Thursday 1030-1100
Long Melford Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Tuesday 1430-1500
Lowestoft Library Baby bounce Thursday 1045-1145 (term time only)
Craft activities Sunday 1100-1200
Family playtime drop-in Friday 1000-1130 (term time only)
Storytime and Tot Rock Wednesday 1045-1130 (term time only)
Mildenhall Library Craft activities Sunday 1100-1200
Needham Market Library Craft activities and storytime Sunday 1115-1215
Storytime Monday 1415-1445
Newmarket Library Baby bounce Tuesday 1000-1030
Craft activities Sunday 1100-1500
Tot Rock Thursday 1000-1030
Oulton Broad Library Baby bounce Thursday 1030-1130 (term time only)
Craft activities Sunday 1045-1445
Tot Rock Thursday 1300-1430 (term time only)
Rosehill Library Ipswich Baby bounce and Tot Rock Wednesday 1415-1445
Craft activities Sunday 1115-1300
Storytime Friday 1415-1445
Saxmundham Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Tuesday 0930-1000 (term time only)
Baby bounce and Tot Rock Friday 1030-1100 (term time only)
Southwold Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Sunday 1030-1100
Storytime Sunday 1130-1215
Stowmarket Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Tuesday 1415-1445
Baby bounce and Tot Rock Wednesday 1415-1445
Baby bounce and Tot Rock Thursday 1415-1445
Craft activities Sunday 1030-1130
Sudbury Library Craft activities Sunday 1030-1200
Storytime Thursday 0945-1015
Thurston Library Baby bounce and Tot Rock Tuesday 0945-1045, followed by Stay and Play at JigSaw Children’s Centre until 1130
Westbourne Library Baby bounce Tuesday 0930-1030
Craft activities Sunday 1100-1400
Under 5’s Friday club Friday 0930-1030
Wickham Market Library Storytime Tuesday 1100-1130
Woodbridge Library Baby bounce Wednesday 1030-1050
Tot Rock Wednesday 1115-1145
Storytime Friday 1030-1200
Craft activities Sunday 1030-1200

Outreach activities

Outreach activities Activity Day and Time
Carlton Colville, St Peters Church Hall. Contact Lowestoft Library Tot Rock and Storytime First Monday of month 1330-1500 (term time only)
RAF Honington. Contact Thurston Library Stay and Play Wednesday 1000-1130