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Elmswell Library reduced service Wed Apr 1

There’ll be a reduced, manual renewal and lending service at the library due to a power cut.

New free eAudio service: BorrowBox

We’re launching a new eAudio book service on 1 April where you’ll be able to download eAudio by top authors like John le Carre, David Baldacci, Ian McEwan, Patrick Ness and Jacqueline Wilson.

Renovation work at Haverhill Library

Renovation work starts Monday 30 March on our Bookends to Meeting Room space at Haverhill. We anticipate some building work noise but no immediate impact on accessing the library. The work should last a maximum of 3 weeks, with the most noise happening within the first few days.

Easter events at Suffolk Libraries

Children’s Easter activities across all our libraries.

Redevelopment and improvement work at Ipswich County Library

We’re working on Ipswich County Library’s 2nd floor and the front entrance in Northgate Street. You’ll need to use the Old Foundry Road entrance for a short period.

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Suffolk Libraries will be introducing new interlibrary loan charges as of 1 April 2015

Interlibrary loans will cost £3 from April 2015. British Library interlibrary loans will cost £13.80.

Leiston Library temporary closure for refurbishment

Leiston Library will be closing temporarily for 3 weeks to allow extensive refurbishment and improvement works to take place.

What keeps us well? New drop-in session at Ipswich Library

A new weekly drop in session at Ipswich County Library is offers a chance to chat and discuss ‘what it is to be well’.

Lively library sessions and Friends Group AGM at Chantry Library

Chantry Library Friends Group AGM and indoor sports sessions.

Felixstowe Library to open 7 days a week

From Monday 16 February Felixstowe Library will open 7 days a week and provide Suffolk Coastal District Council’s customer and information services.

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