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All libraries closed bank holiday Mon 25 May

All our libraries will be closed on Monday 25 May. They’ll reopen on Tuesday. Your library return dates will be adjusted automatically.

Get Connected at Chantry Library’s WiFi week

Chantry Library is holding a WiFi week from Sunday 10 May to Friday 15 May.

Leiston Library reopens after refurbishment

Leiston Library is reopening Tuesday 5 May after extensive refurbishment and improvement works.

Love Ipswich County Library? Tell us about it on film.

We’re looking for visitors to share what they love about the library on film in May and June.

New opening hours at Kesgrave Library

Kesgrave Library’s opening hours will change from Friday 1 May. It’ll now open on Fridays.

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Press releases

Suffolk Libraries aims for another record breaking summer!

The theme for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge is ‘Record Breakers’.

All change at Westbourne Library – A new name and a new manager!

Westbourne Library in Ipswich will be changing its name to Broomhill Library after a consultation with local people.

Looking for something great to read? Suffolk Libraries launches Brave New Reads

Suffolk Libraries is launching ‘Brave New Reads’ on Friday 1 May – a list of six brilliant books and a series of related events aimed at readers who are looking for something different.

Lights, Camera, Action – for happiness! Share your love for the library on film

Suffolk Libraries and Volunteering Matters are calling on visitors to Ipswich County Library to share what they like about the library on film.

Kesgrave Library to launch new increased opening hours

Kesgrave Library will be changing and increasing its opening hours in May after a consultation with customers.

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