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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.

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.

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Press releases

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.

World Book night celebrated at Suffolk’s libraries

A series of events are taking place to mark World Book Night on 23 April.

Library Assistant Rachel Cann takes on triathlon challenge

Library assistant Rachel Cann is taking on a three-day fundraising triathlon challenge to support Chantry Library in Ipswich.

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