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EVENTS IN

SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER

2018

MONDAY 24th September

 

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EVENTS IN

OCTOBER ONWARDS

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

2pm – 4:30pm Board Games Café

Lots of traditional and new games to play

Refreshments provided. Everyone welcome.

£1.50 donation to Library Friends

(includes a raffle ticket as well as refreshments)

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome

 

1.30pm-3.30pm Writers in Lowestoft Library

An Afternoon Writers Group - Come along to meet other writers, take part in writing activities, and share your work (but only if you want to). The group is informal but supportive.

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10am – 12noon Play Reading Group

Usually the fourth Monday of the month. Come along and join in reading our current play.

 

(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519)

 

(Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9HZ)

 

10am - 5pm Artworks opens its 19th annual exhibition with 300 new works

Featuring the work of 30 artists, the exhibition will give viewers the chance to look at work produced by the group’s East Anglian members.

With each artist exhibiting around 10 new works of art, there will be more than 300 new works on display together with a pop-up shop which will host smaller artworks, paintings and cards. All works are for sale.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a unique prize draw – the popular Mini Artworks - which features 30 original, specially-created artworks by exhibiting artists.

Tickets are £2 each and are available during the exhibition with proceeds supporting the Artworks’ Schools Programme and their charity for this year - Suffolk Refugee Support.

Entrance to the exhibition is free, there is ample parking and there will be a cafe serving drinks and home-made cakes during the show.

A number of demonstrations and presentations by the artists will also accompany the exhibition.

The exhibition is open from Saturday 15th September until Sunday 30th September

 

(more information can be obtained by visiting the website: www.artworksinfo.org.uk)

 

TUESDAY 25th September

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

2pm-4pm Mindfulness Colouring

Takes place on the Gallery in the library. New members will receive a warm welcome.

Bring your own materials or use ours.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities. We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on. Be creative and make friends.

 

2pm to 3:30pm TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: Quiz – Travel and Transport

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am – 10am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm-3:30pm Time Out - Events for adults

A variety of activities for the older person

This week: Board games and banter

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

(Southwold & District branch of the international Dickens Fellowship)

 

2:30pm in the Guide Centre, Cautley Road, Southwold

The branch meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday with members presenting aspects of the life and works of Charles Dickens.

Refreshments are available. New members and guests are very welcome

 

(Further information is available from Miriam Bennett (01502 722483) or Bill Wallond (01502 722212 or email wjwallond@hotmail.com)

 

(Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9HZ)

 

10am - 5pm Artworks opens its 19th annual exhibition with 300 new works

Featuring the work of 30 artists, the exhibition will give viewers the chance to look at work produced by the group’s East Anglian members.

With each artist exhibiting around 10 new works of art, there will be more than 300 new works on display together with a pop-up shop which will host smaller artworks, paintings and cards. All works are for sale.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a unique prize draw – the popular Mini Artworks - which features 30 original, specially-created artworks by exhibiting artists.

Tickets are £2 each and are available during the exhibition with proceeds supporting the Artworks’ Schools Programme and their charity for this year - Suffolk Refugee Support.

Entrance to the exhibition is free, there is ample parking and there will be a cafe serving drinks and home-made cakes during the show.

A number of demonstrations and presentations by the artists will also accompany the exhibition.

The exhibition is open from Saturday 15th September until Sunday 30th September

 

(more information can be obtained by visiting the website: www.artworksinfo.org.uk)

 

WEDNESDAY 26th September

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week: Always a fun session – Irene’s Allsorts

 

10:30am-12noon Age UK

A representative from Age UK is in the library to help with any information or support you need, for yourself or for an elderly friend or relative.

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:30am Tot Rock

Songs, Rhymes and Lots of Fun for pre-school children – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm to 3:30pm Poetry Appreciation Group

Come and enjoy works by Keats, Shelley, Tennyson and Wordsworth amongst others.

You’ll look at the poems, and the lives of the poets and their historical context will be considered, as well as their relevance to modern life.

Copies of the poems will be provided for you but you may want to bring along a notebook and pen

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

7:30pm-9pm Blyth Poets “The isle is full of voices”

Poetry group meeting - Usually the last Wednesday of the month

All welcome to read or just listen. We invite contributions of original work or well-loved poems.

There will be refreshments available.

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

(Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft)

 

1.30pm & again at 7.30pm Dean Parkin & Poetry People present a new local history show: 'Pearls from the Grit'

This newly written project tells the story of Lowestoft's long disappeared fishing village, known locally as 'The Grit'. Fascinating and entertaining in equal measure.

Tickets £6.50/£4

 

(For more details on events at the Seagull Theatre, call 01502 589726 or visit the website www.theseagull.co.uk)

 

(Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9HZ)

 

10am - 5pm Artworks opens its 19th annual exhibition with 300 new works

Featuring the work of 30 artists, the exhibition will give viewers the chance to look at work produced by the group’s East Anglian members.

With each artist exhibiting around 10 new works of art, there will be more than 300 new works on display together with a pop-up shop which will host smaller artworks, paintings and cards. All works are for sale.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a unique prize draw – the popular Mini Artworks - which features 30 original, specially-created artworks by exhibiting artists.

Tickets are £2 each and are available during the exhibition with proceeds supporting the Artworks’ Schools Programme and their charity for this year - Suffolk Refugee Support.

Entrance to the exhibition is free, there is ample parking and there will be a cafe serving drinks and home-made cakes during the show.

A number of demonstrations and presentations by the artists will also accompany the exhibition.

The exhibition is open from Saturday 15th September until Sunday 30th September

 

(more information can be obtained by visiting the website: www.artworksinfo.org.uk)

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:45am Baby Bounce

Rhymes, Songs and Play for Newborns and Pre-Walkers – This is a Free Activity

 

10.30 – 12noon Sporting Memories

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our new Sporting Memories Group.

Come along with your photos, scrapbook and memorabilia, and share your memories with other sports fans.

Guest Speaker: Pete Rout

All session are free

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10am – 12noon TopTime Sessions

Talks & Activities for the older person

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

6:30pm Southwold Library Reading Group

Reading and discussing a different book each month

This month discussing: “Everyone Brave is Forgiven” by Chris Cleave

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

(Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9HZ)

 

10am - 5pm Artworks opens its 19th annual exhibition with 300 new works

Featuring the work of 30 artists, the exhibition will give viewers the chance to look at work produced by the group’s East Anglian members.

With each artist exhibiting around 10 new works of art, there will be more than 300 new works on display together with a pop-up shop which will host smaller artworks, paintings and cards. All works are for sale.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a unique prize draw – the popular Mini Artworks - which features 30 original, specially-created artworks by exhibiting artists.

Tickets are £2 each and are available during the exhibition with proceeds supporting the Artworks’ Schools Programme and their charity for this year - Suffolk Refugee Support.

Entrance to the exhibition is free, there is ample parking and there will be a cafe serving drinks and home-made cakes during the show.

A number of demonstrations and presentations by the artists will also accompany the exhibition.

The exhibition is open from Saturday 15th September until Sunday 30th September

 

(more information can be obtained by visiting the website: www.artworksinfo.org.uk)

 

THURSDAY 27th September

 

FRIDAY 28th September

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am – 1pm Author Julia Blackburn will be giving a three-hour intensive life writing session

Which will help you towards finding the voice that best suits what you want to say.

Cost is £20 and all proceeds to Halesworth Library Funds

This session is limited to 15, so book early to secure your place.

 

2pm-4pm Chess Club

A fortnightly Chess Club at the library.

Please call Andrew Lindqvist on 01986 785467 or email andrewlindqvist@btinternet.com for more details

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Kessingland Library)

 

7pm for 7.30pm Quiz Night

The Friends of the Library in Kessingland (FOLK) invite you to their popular Quiz Night.

Tickets: £6 each (in advance only) including Fish & Chip Supper

 

(For more information on events at Kessingland Library, please call 01502-741212 or 07789-644645))

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am to 11:30am Family Play Drop In

Crafts, Songs and Play for the under 5’s – This is a Free Activity

 

1.30pm to 3pm Conversation Café

A friendly space where individuals can meet to share ideas, learn new skills and find solutions to challenges affecting our community.

Meet new people and learn more about life in Lowestoft and local services available to you.

Come along to chat with new friends from around Lowestoft and tell others about your story.

We will help you to feel at home in Lowestoft.

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky on 01502 442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

4pm – 5.30pm Talking with Teens (11 to 16 year olds)

Come and talk with other teenagers about: Emotional Health and Well-Being, Exam Stress, Online Safety, Relationships, Drugs and Alcohol.

Cans and Crisps provided

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10.30am – 11am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

1.30pm Book Group

Just turn up. 50p to include coffee and biscuits

Reading and discussing a different book each month

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft)

 

7.30pm Local young actors company, Yakety Yak, stage a brand new play, 'Suffragette!'

This is a powerful celebration of some of the great women who gave hugely to the cause of women's suffrage - told in words and music. Brilliant!

Tickets £10/£8

 

(For more details on events at the Seagull Theatre, call 01502 589726 or visit the website www.theseagull.co.uk)

 

(Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9HZ)

 

10am - 5pm Artworks opens its 19th annual exhibition with 300 new works

Featuring the work of 30 artists, the exhibition will give viewers the chance to look at work produced by the group’s East Anglian members.

With each artist exhibiting around 10 new works of art, there will be more than 300 new works on display together with a pop-up shop which will host smaller artworks, paintings and cards. All works are for sale.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a unique prize draw – the popular Mini Artworks - which features 30 original, specially-created artworks by exhibiting artists.

Tickets are £2 each and are available during the exhibition with proceeds supporting the Artworks’ Schools Programme and their charity for this year - Suffolk Refugee Support.

Entrance to the exhibition is free, there is ample parking and there will be a cafe serving drinks and home-made cakes during the show.

A number of demonstrations and presentations by the artists will also accompany the exhibition.

The exhibition is open from Saturday 15th September until Sunday 30th September

 

(more information can be obtained by visiting the website: www.artworksinfo.org.uk)

 

SUNDAY 30th September

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12 noon Riddle of the Runes

Crafts and activities

Free Activity

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft)

 

7.30pm You are invited to 'A Night at the Musicals'

Tigerlilys present their brand new show for 2018. An evening of West End classics performed with glamour and high class talent this will be a night to remember.

Tickets £9/£8

 

(For more details on events at the Seagull Theatre, call 01502 589726 or visit the website www.theseagull.co.uk)

 

(Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9HZ)

 

10am - 5pm Artworks opens its 19th annual exhibition with 300 new works

Featuring the work of 30 artists, the exhibition will give viewers the chance to look at work produced by the group’s East Anglian members.

With each artist exhibiting around 10 new works of art, there will be more than 300 new works on display together with a pop-up shop which will host smaller artworks, paintings and cards. All works are for sale.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a unique prize draw – the popular Mini Artworks - which features 30 original, specially-created artworks by exhibiting artists.

Tickets are £2 each and are available during the exhibition with proceeds supporting the Artworks’ Schools Programme and their charity for this year - Suffolk Refugee Support.

Entrance to the exhibition is free, there is ample parking and there will be a cafe serving drinks and home-made cakes during the show.

A number of demonstrations and presentations by the artists will also accompany the exhibition.

The exhibition is open from Saturday 15th September until Sunday 30th September

 

(more information can be obtained by visiting the website: www.artworksinfo.org.uk)

 

SATURDAY 29th September

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

12noon–2.30pm Sunday Club - Happy Hedgehogs

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-12noon Sunday Crafts

Crafts and Games for all ages – This is a Free Activity

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10:30-11:00am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

11:30am-12:15pm Storytime

Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and under

 

12:15-1:00pm Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

May we’re building: Breath-taking Buildings

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club? Just ask staff

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

(Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft)

 

8pm Andy Davis hosts our regular Karaoke session in the Foyer Bar

Always friendly and welcoming, always great music, always a fun family evening.

Admission free

 

(For more details on events at the Seagull Theatre, call 01502 589726 or visit the website www.theseagull.co.uk)

 

(Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9HZ)

 

10am - 5pm Artworks opens its 19th annual exhibition with 300 new works

Featuring the work of 30 artists, the exhibition will give viewers the chance to look at work produced by the group’s East Anglian members.

With each artist exhibiting around 10 new works of art, there will be more than 300 new works on display together with a pop-up shop which will host smaller artworks, paintings and cards. All works are for sale.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a unique prize draw – the popular Mini Artworks - which features 30 original, specially-created artworks by exhibiting artists.

Tickets are £2 each and are available during the exhibition with proceeds supporting the Artworks’ Schools Programme and their charity for this year - Suffolk Refugee Support.

Entrance to the exhibition is free, there is ample parking and there will be a cafe serving drinks and home-made cakes during the show.

A number of demonstrations and presentations by the artists will also accompany the exhibition.

The exhibition is open from Saturday 15th September until Sunday 30th September

 

(more information can be obtained by visiting the website: www.artworksinfo.org.uk)

 

OCTOBER

2018

MONDAY 1st October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

7pm-9pm The Halesworth Women in Business group

Will be holding their meeting in the library. They are always looking for new members. If you would like more details please contact Kelly Parker on 01986 873532

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 2nd October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

2pm – 4pm ‘Crafty Companions’

Bring along your craft project to get some support and inspiration!

New members welcome.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities. We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on. Be creative and make friends.

 

2pm to 3:30pm TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: Buildings of old Lowestoft – Talk by Ivan Bunn

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am – 10am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 65244

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm-3:30pm Time Out - Events for adults

A variety of activities for the older person

This week:

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

WEDNESDAY 3rd October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon Age UK

A representative from Age UK is in the library to help with any information or support you need, for yourself or for an elderly friend or relative.

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week: Poppy Day preparations – come and create an abundance of bright poppies for the commemoration of Armistice Day on 11th November

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.30am to 12.30pm Career Coaching

A free information, advice and guidance service

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky – Contact details 01502-442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

11am to 11:30am Tot Rock

Songs, Rhymes and Lots of Fun for pre-school children – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm to 3:30pm Poetry Appreciation Group

Come and enjoy works by Keats, Shelley, Tennyson and Wordsworth amongst others.

You’ll look at the poems, and the lives of the poets and their historical context will be considered, as well as their relevance to modern life.

Copies of the poems will be provided for you but you may want to bring along a notebook and pen

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

THURSDAY 4th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.30am to 12.30pm Career Coaching

A free information, advice and guidance service

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky – Contact details 01502-442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

11am to 11:45am Baby Bounce

Rhymes, Songs and Play for Newborns and Pre-Walkers – This is a Free Activity

 

10.30 – 12noon Sporting Memories

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our new Sporting Memories Group.

Come along with your photos, scrapbook and memorabilia, and share your memories with other sports fans.

All session are free

 

5.30pm to 7pm Lowestoft Library Reading Group

Reading and Discussing a different book each month

This month: Dear Amy by Helen Callaghan

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10am – 12noon TopTime Sessions

Talks & Activities for the older person

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

FRIDAY 5th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am - 12 noon Sarah from Realise Futures

will hold a drop-in providing information, advice & guidance for adults with Learning Disabilities and individuals on the Autistic Spectrum

 

2pm – 4pm “Writing for fun”

A new short course will take place

It costs £2 per session and is run by local author Jill Reece

 

4pm-5:30pm Junior Wordsmiths (for ages 8 to 13 yrs)

A great way to build children’s’ writing confidence

Cost is £15 per 5 sessions

To reserve a place, contact Annaliese Matheron on 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am to 11:30am Family Play Drop In

Crafts, Songs and Play for the under 5’s – This is a Free Activity

 

1.30pm to 3pm Conversation Café

A friendly space where individuals can meet to share ideas, learn new skills and find solutions to challenges affecting our community.

Meet new people and learn more about life in Lowestoft and local services available to you.

Come along to chat with new friends from around Lowestoft and tell others about your story.

We will help you to feel at home in Lowestoft.

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky on 01502 442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

4pm – 5.30pm Talking with Teens (11 to 16 year olds)

Come and talk with other teenagers about: Emotional Health and Well-Being, Exam Stress, Online Safety, Relationships, Drugs and Alcohol.

Cans and Crisps provided

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10.30am – 11am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

SATURDAY 6th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

SUNDAY 7th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-11am Lego Club

Every other week on Sunday the Library hosts Lego Club.

All welcome at a cost of £2 per builder

 

12noon–2.30pm Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-12noon Sunday Crafts

Crafts and Games for all ages – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm - 3.30pm Lego Club

Lego Club every other Sunday in our Everitt Room.

It will cost £1 per builder or £1.50 per family.

It is open to anyone over 5 years old. There's no need to book, so just turn up on the day.

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10:30-11:00am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

11:30am-12:15pm Storytime

Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and under

 

12:15-1:00pm Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

May we’re building: Breath-taking Buildings

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club? Just ask staff

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

MONDAY 8th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome

 

4pm – 5.30pm Book Club Session (14-18 year olds)

The book club is directed at 14-18 years olds however we can be pretty flexible to changing the age if needed.

To join the book club, either message on Facebook at Lowestoft Library book Club 14-18 years page or alternatively go into the library and present yourself at the main reception and asked to be signed up.

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 9th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

2pm-4pm Mindfulness Colouring

Takes place on the Gallery in the library. New members will receive a warm welcome.

Bring your own materials or use ours.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities. We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on. Be creative and make friends.

 

2pm to 3:30pm TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: Local Heritage – Upper High Street – Slide Show with Chris Brooks

 

7pm Lowestoft Library Writers Group

An Evening Writers Group - Come along to meet other writers, take part in writing activities, and share your work

(but only if you want to). The group is informal but supportive.

For more information contact the Library or check out the facebook page ‘Lowestoft Library Writers Group’

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am – 10am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

10.30am – 1pm

Trading Standards & Fire Safety Information

 

2pm-3:30pm Time Out - Events for adults

A variety of activities for the older person

This week:

 

6:30pm Colouring for Adults

Relaxing, Stress Relieving & Peaceful.

Unwind, unleash your creativity, relax & have fun.

Colouring sheets, pens & pencils provided.

Hot drinks available

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

WEDNESDAY 10th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week:

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:30am Tot Rock

Songs, Rhymes and Lots of Fun for pre-school children – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm to 3:30pm Poetry Appreciation Group

Come and enjoy works by Keats, Shelley, Tennyson and Wordsworth amongst others.

You’ll look at the poems, and the lives of the poets and their historical context will be considered, as well as their relevance to modern life.

Copies of the poems will be provided for you but you may want to bring along a notebook and pen

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

THURSDAY 11th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:45am Baby Bounce

Rhymes, Songs and Play for Newborns and Pre-Walkers – This is a Free Activity

 

10.30 – 12noon Sporting Memories

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our new Sporting Memories Group.

Come along with your photos, scrapbook and memorabilia, and share your memories with other sports fans.

All session are free

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10am – 12noon TopTime Sessions

Talks & Activities for the older person

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

6.30pm Mah-jong Group

Can you play mah-jong? Do you want to learn?

Come along and join the group at Southwold Library

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

FRIDAY 12th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am - 12 noon Sarah from Realise Futures

will hold a drop-in providing information, advice & guidance for adults with Learning Disabilities and individuals on the Autistic Spectrum

 

2pm-4pm Chess Club

A fortnightly Chess Club at the library.

Please call Andrew Lindqvist on 01986 785467 or email andrewlindqvist@btinternet.com for more details

 

2pm – 4pm “Writing for fun”

A new short course will take place

It costs £2 per session and is run by local author Jill Reece

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am to 11:30am Family Play Drop In

Crafts, Songs and Play for the under 5’s – This is a Free Activity

 

1.30pm to 3pm Conversation Café

A friendly space where individuals can meet to share ideas, learn new skills and find solutions to challenges affecting our community.

Meet new people and learn more about life in Lowestoft and local services available to you.

Come along to chat with new friends from around Lowestoft and tell others about your story.

We will help you to feel at home in Lowestoft.

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky on 01502 442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

4pm – 5.30pm Talking with Teens (11 to 16 year olds)

Come and talk with other teenagers about: Emotional Health and Well-Being, Exam Stress, Online Safety, Relationships, Drugs and Alcohol.

Cans and Crisps provided

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10.30am – 11am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

SATURDAY 13th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am - 11am Your Local District Councillor Tony Goldson

Holds a drop-in surgery. Come along and ask any questions about local issues that concern you.

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am – 4pm Craft Fair

Local homemade gifts, cards, crafts and a Grand Raffle!

Crafters who would like to purchase a pitch – the cost is £5 plus a raffle prize from their stall

Contact the Library for more details

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

SUNDAY 14th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

12noon–2.30pm Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-12noon Sunday Crafts

Crafts and Games for all ages – This is a Free Activity

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10:30-11:00am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

11:30am-12:15pm Storytime

Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and under

 

12:15-1:00pm Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

May we’re building: Breath-taking Buildings

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club? Just ask staff

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

MONDAY 15th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group)

 

7.30pm October Meeting – ‘What’s in a Name’ - United Reform Church, Leiston, IP16 4EL

Visitors welcome. Admission: members £1, visitors £3, incl tea/coffee

Parking is available in the adjacent Co-op/Solar Car Park, but you must register your vehicle at the tills in the supermarket or possibly face £100 fine.

 

(For more info, see our website: http://aldevalleyfamilyhistorygroup.onesuffolk.net/ or contact Angela Skelcher on 01728 830949

 

TUESDAY 16th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

2pm – 4pm ‘Crafty Companions’

Bring along your craft project to get some support and inspiration!

New members welcome.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities. We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on. Be creative and make friends.

 

2pm to 3:30pm TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: Film Show – East Anglia and The Wild Side

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am – 10am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm-3:30pm Time Out - Events for adults

A variety of activities for the older person

This week:

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

WEDNESDAY 17th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week:

 

10am – 12noon Mental Health and WellBeing Information Drop-In 

Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind will be offering:

Information, advice and guidance on Mental Health and Wellbeing issues

Adult Service, Carers Service and Young Persons Service

Come and find out what our services can offer you

 

2.30pm – 4pm Christmas Card Making

Adults are invited to join us for a Christmas-card making session with Francesca.

The cards will go on sale to raise funds for the Library. No need to be an artist or a craft expert. Come along and enjoy yourself while doing something useful to the Library!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.30am to 12.30pm Career Coaching

A free information, advice and guidance service

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky – Contact details 01502-442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

11am to 11:30am Tot Rock

Songs, Rhymes and Lots of Fun for pre-school children – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm to 3:30pm Poetry Appreciation Group

Come and enjoy works by Keats, Shelley, Tennyson and Wordsworth amongst others.

You’ll look at the poems, and the lives of the poets and their historical context will be considered, as well as their relevance to modern life.

Copies of the poems will be provided for you but you may want to bring along a notebook and pen

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

THURSDAY 18th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

7pm “Talking in the Library”

Suffolk-based QuirkHouse Theatre Company are proud to announce that they will be taking their flagship play into its natural home in October with a tour of Suffolk Libraries.

Written by award-winning playwright and novelist, Jackie Carreira.

Tickets: £8/£5

To find out more visit www.quirkhousetheatreco.com

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.30am to 12.30pm Career Coaching

A free information, advice and guidance service

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky – Contact details 01502-442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

11am to 11:45am Baby Bounce

Rhymes, Songs and Play for Newborns and Pre-Walkers – This is a Free Activity

 

10.30 – 12noon Sporting Memories

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our new Sporting Memories Group.

Come along with your photos, scrapbook and memorabilia, and share your memories with other sports fans.

All session are free

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10am – 12noon TopTime Sessions

Talks & Activities for the older person

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

FRIDAY 19th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am - 12 noon Sarah from Realise Futures

will hold a drop-in providing information, advice & guidance for adults with Learning Disabilities and individuals on the Autistic Spectrum

 

2pm – 4pm “Writing for fun”

A new short course will take place

It costs £2 per session and is run by local author Jill Reece

 

4pm-5:30pm Junior Wordsmiths (for ages 8 to 13 yrs)

A great way to build children’s’ writing confidence

Cost is £15 per 5 sessions

To reserve a place, contact Annaliese Matheron on 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am to 11:30am Family Play Drop In

Crafts, Songs and Play for the under 5’s – This is a Free Activity

 

10am – 12.30pm Suffolk Parent Carer Network

Do you have a child/young person with additional needs and/or disabilities?

A representative from Suffolk Parent Carer Network with be at Lowestoft Library for you to ask any questions or get advice.

 

1.30pm to 3pm Conversation Café

A friendly space where individuals can meet to share ideas, learn new skills and find solutions to challenges affecting our community.

Meet new people and learn more about life in Lowestoft and local services available to you.

Come along to chat with new friends from around Lowestoft and tell others about your story.

We will help you to feel at home in Lowestoft.

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky on 01502 442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

4pm – 5.30pm Talking with Teens (11 to 16 year olds)

Come and talk with other teenagers about: Emotional Health and Well-Being, Exam Stress, Online Safety, Relationships, Drugs and Alcohol.

Cans and Crisps provided

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10.30am – 11am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

SATURDAY 20th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

SUNDAY 21st October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-11am Lego Club

Every other week on Sunday the Library hosts Lego Club.

All welcome at a cost of £2 per builder

 

12noon–2.30pm Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-12noon Sunday Crafts

Crafts and Games for all ages – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm - 3.30pm Lego Club

Lego Club every other Sunday in our Everitt Room.

It will cost £1 per builder or £1.50 per family.

It is open to anyone over 5 years old. There's no need to book, so just turn up on the day.

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10:30-11:00am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

11:30am-12:15pm Storytime

Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and under

 

12:15-1:00pm Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

May we’re building: Breath-taking Buildings

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club? Just ask staff

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

MONDAY 22nd October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10am – 12noon Play Reading Group

Usually the fourth Monday of the month. Come along and join in reading our current play.

 

(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519)

 

TUESDAY 23rd October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

2pm-4pm Mindfulness Colouring

Takes place on the Gallery in the library. New members will receive a warm welcome.

Bring your own materials or use ours.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities. We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on. Be creative and make friends.

 

2pm to 3:30pm TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: Give a child a camera – Slide Show with Julian Claxton

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am – 10am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm-3:30pm Time Out - Events for adults

A variety of activities for the older person

This week:

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

(Southwold & District branch of the international Dickens Fellowship)

 

2:30pm in the Guide Centre, Cautley Road, Southwold

The branch meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday with members presenting aspects of the life and works of Charles Dickens.

Refreshments are available. New members and guests are very welcome

 

(Further information is available from Miriam Bennett (01502 722483) or Bill Wallond (01502 722212 or email wjwallond@hotmail.com)

 

WEDNESDAY 24th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week:

 

2.30pm – 4pm Children’s Activity

There will be a children’s activity making poppies with Meraylah. This is a free activity, donations welcome.

Under 8’s must have an adult with them.

 

2pm - 4pm Andrew Riley from DIAL will be here for a drop-in session

If you, or someone for whom you care, is disabled or has long-term ill health, then DIAL is here to help. They can support you in accessing benefits, completing forms or providing advice on disability related issues.

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:30am Tot Rock

Songs, Rhymes and Lots of Fun for pre-school children – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm to 3:30pm Poetry Appreciation Group

Come and enjoy works by Keats, Shelley, Tennyson and Wordsworth amongst others.

You’ll look at the poems, and the lives of the poets and their historical context will be considered, as well as their relevance to modern life.

Copies of the poems will be provided for you but you may want to bring along a notebook and pen

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

THURSDAY 25th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:45am Baby Bounce

Rhymes, Songs and Play for Newborns and Pre-Walkers – This is a Free Activity

 

10.30 – 12noon Sporting Memories

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our new Sporting Memories Group.

Come along with your photos, scrapbook and memorabilia, and share your memories with other sports fans.

All session are free

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10am – 12noon TopTime Sessions

Talks & Activities for the older person

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

FRIDAY 26th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am - 12 noon Sarah from Realise Futures

will hold a drop-in providing information, advice & guidance for adults with Learning Disabilities and individuals on the Autistic Spectrum

 

2pm-4pm Chess Club

A fortnightly Chess Club at the library.

Please call Andrew Lindqvist on 01986 785467 or email andrewlindqvist@btinternet.com for more details

 

2pm – 4pm “Writing for fun”

A new short course will take place

It costs £2 per session and is run by local author Jill Reece

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am to 11:30am Family Play Drop In

Crafts, Songs and Play for the under 5’s – This is a Free Activity

 

1.30pm to 3pm Conversation Café

A friendly space where individuals can meet to share ideas, learn new skills and find solutions to challenges affecting our community.

Meet new people and learn more about life in Lowestoft and local services available to you.

Come along to chat with new friends from around Lowestoft and tell others about your story.

We will help you to feel at home in Lowestoft.

Simply drop in or for further information ask for Nicky on 01502 442810 or email nicola.blake@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

4pm – 5.30pm Talking with Teens (11 to 16 year olds)

Come and talk with other teenagers about: Emotional Health and Well-Being, Exam Stress, Online Safety, Relationships, Drugs and Alcohol.

Cans and Crisps provided

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

10.30am – 11am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

1.30pm Book Group

Just turn up. 50p to include coffee and biscuits

Reading and discussing a different book each month

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

SATURDAY 27th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.30am – 3.30pm Kinetic Adventure are returning to Halesworth Library for another scientific adventure

There will be 3 sessions:

9.30am - 11am Fantastic Forensics – Age 7 plus

11.30am – 1pm Kitchen Chemistry – Age 5 plus

1.30pm – 3.30pm Halloween Extravaganza – Age 5 plus

Tickets are just £3 each per session. Please book your space at the library

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

SUNDAY 28th October

 

MONDAY 29th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

12noon–2.30pm Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-12noon Sunday Crafts

Crafts and Games for all ages – This is a Free Activity

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Museum, Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft)

 

10.30am – 4pm Silver the Squirrel’s Trail

More information to come

 

(for more information, contact the Museum on 01502-511457)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10:30-11:00am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

11:30am-12:15pm Storytime

Stories, crafts and colouring for 7s and under

 

12:15-1:00pm Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

May we’re building: Breath-taking Buildings

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club? Just ask staff

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

2pm – 4:30pm Board Games Café

Lots of traditional and new games to play

Refreshments provided. Everyone welcome.

£1.50 donation to Library Friends

(includes a raffle ticket as well as refreshments)

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am Storytime

Stories for Children of All Ages – This is a Free Activity – All Welcome

 

1.30pm-3.30pm Writers in Lowestoft Library

An Afternoon Writers Group - Come along to meet other writers, take part in writing activities, and share your work (but only if you want to). The group is informal but supportive.

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 30th October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

9.30am to 11am Sit and Sew

For all ages and abilities. We will provide some materials or you can bring your own projects to work on. Be creative and make friends.

 

2pm to 3:30pm TIME OUT – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: Give a child a camera – Slide Show with Julian Claxton

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am – 10am BOOKSTART Song & Rhyme activity sessions (Term Time Only)

FREE sessions from birth to pre-schoolers and their parent/grandparent/carer

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01728 652440)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

 

2pm-3:30pm Time Out - Events for adults

A variety of activities for the older person

This week:

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

WEDNESDAY 31st October

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon Age UK

A representative from Age UK is in the library to help with any information or support you need, for yourself or for an elderly friend or relative.

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week:

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am to 11:30am Tot Rock

Songs, Rhymes and Lots of Fun for pre-school children – This is a Free Activity

 

2pm to 3:30pm Poetry Appreciation Group

Come and enjoy works by Keats, Shelley, Tennyson and Wordsworth amongst others.

You’ll look at the poems, and the lives of the poets and their historical context will be considered, as well as their relevance to modern life.

Copies of the poems will be provided for you but you may want to bring along a notebook and pen

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

7:30pm-9pm Blyth Poets “The isle is full of voices”

Poetry group meeting - Usually the last Wednesday of the month

All welcome to read or just listen. We invite contributions of original work or well-loved poems.

There will be refreshments available.

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502-722519)

 

NOVEMBER

2018

THURSDAY 1st November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

FRIDAY 2nd November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

2pm – 4pm “Writing for fun”

A new short course will take place

It costs £2 per session and is run by local author Jill Reece

 

4pm-5:30pm Junior Wordsmiths (for ages 8 to 13 yrs)

A great way to build children’s’ writing confidence

Cost is £15 per 5 sessions

To reserve a place, contact Annaliese Matheron on 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

SATURDAY 3rd November

 

SUNDAY 4th November

 

???

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-11am Lego Club

Every other week on Sunday the Library hosts Lego Club.

All welcome at a cost of £2 per builder

 

12noon–2.30pm Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

MONDAY 5th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

7pm-9pm The Halesworth Women in Business group

Will be holding their meeting in the library. They are always looking for new members. If you would like more details please contact Kelly Parker on 01986 873532

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 6th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

2pm – 4pm ‘Crafty Companions’

Bring along your craft project to get some support and inspiration!

New members welcome.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

WEDNESDAY 7th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon Age UK

A representative from Age UK is in the library to help with any information or support you need, for yourself or for an elderly friend or relative.

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week:

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

THURSDAY 8th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

FRIDAY 9th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

2pm-4pm Chess Club

A fortnightly Chess Club at the library.

Please call Andrew Lindqvist on 01986 785467 or email andrewlindqvist@btinternet.com for more details

 

2pm – 4pm “Writing for fun”

A new short course will take place

It costs £2 per session and is run by local author Jill Reece

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

SATURDAY 10th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am - 11am Your Local District Councillor Tony Goldson

Holds a drop-in surgery. Come along and ask any questions about local issues that concern you.

 

11am - 1.30pm Local authors Natalie Meg Evans and Rachel Hore

Host a session entitled “Meet the authors: Stories and Inspiration”

It will cost £8 (including light refreshments)

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

SUNDAY 11th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

12noon–2.30pm Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

MONDAY 12th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 13th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

2pm-4pm Mindfulness Colouring

Takes place on the Gallery in the library. New members will receive a warm welcome.

Bring your own materials or use ours.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

WEDNESDAY 14th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am – 12noon Mental Health and WellBeing Information Drop-In 

Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind will be offering:

Information, advice and guidance on Mental Health and Wellbeing issues

Adult Service, Carers Service and Young Persons Service

Come and find out what our services can offer you

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week:

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

THURSDAY 15th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

FRIDAY 16th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

4pm-5:30pm Junior Wordsmiths (for ages 8 to 13 yrs)

A great way to build children’s’ writing confidence

Cost is £15 per 5 sessions

To reserve a place, contact Annaliese Matheron on 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

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SATURDAY 17th November

 

SUNDAY 18th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-11am Lego Club

Every other week on Sunday the Library hosts Lego Club.

All welcome at a cost of £2 per builder

 

12noon–2.30pm Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

MONDAY 19th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 20th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

2pm – 4pm ‘Crafty Companions’

Bring along your craft project to get some support and inspiration!

New members welcome.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

WEDNESDAY 21st November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week:

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

THURSDAY 22nd November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

FRIDAY 23rd November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

2pm-4pm Chess Club

A fortnightly Chess Club at the library.

Please call Andrew Lindqvist on 01986 785467 or email andrewlindqvist@btinternet.com for more details

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

SATURDAY 24th November

 

(Lowestoft Library)

 

9am – 5pm Yours Personally Photograph Christmas Shoots

Specialists in Portrait photography, always offering a personal yet professional service.

More information to come later

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 442810 or email lowestoft.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

SUNDAY 25th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

12noon–2.30pm Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

Please drop in and join in the fun – all ages welcome, and it’s free!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call on 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

MONDAY 26th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am-12noon Creative Writing Group

Local writer / publisher Tom Corbett runs a creative writing group at the Library.

This eight-week rolling programme includes both poetry and prose writing.

A parallel group is held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9pm at Bridge House, a minute from the Library.

For more information contact Tom on 07831 364021

 

2pm - 4pm We have a special free event for members of the Friends of Halesworth Library

Sutton Hoo will bring their Roadshow and give a talk on burials and treasure.

Tickets will be available in November from the Library desk.

Not a member of the Friends? You still have time to join! Ask at the desk.

 

2pm – 4:30pm Board Games Café

Lots of traditional and new games to play

Refreshments provided. Everyone welcome.

£1.50 donation to Library Friends

(includes a raffle ticket as well as refreshments)

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 27th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

9.45am-10.45am LapTop Support & iPad Support

Support sessions for using Laptops & iPads – Places must be booked

£5 per session

There is also a possibility of one to one sessions at £15 per hour. Please contact staff.

 

9.30am – 10.30am Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Session for babies & toddlers with their parents or carers.

Young and old can make new friends and enjoy some company.

 

2pm-4pm Mindfulness Colouring

Takes place on the Gallery in the library. New members will receive a warm welcome.

Bring your own materials or use ours.

 

5:45pm Weight Watchers

New and returning members are welcome to this friendly group run by leader Chris Hendry.

Join for a happier and healthier you!

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

WEDNESDAY 28th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

10:30am-12noon Age UK

A representative from Age UK is in the library to help with any information or support you need, for yourself or for an elderly friend or relative.

 

10:30am-12noon Time Out - Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person.

This Week:

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

THURSDAY 29th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

On Thursday mornings (when the Library is otherwise closed) we host two fitness classes suitable for all abilities (in both classes all activity is done while seated).

9:30am-10:15am

There is a new exercise class, which includes cardio and strength movements.

10:30am-11:30am

The very popular “I Move Freely” class of gentle fitness exercises takes place.

The price is now £4 per session, but if you would like to attend both, the second session will be half price!

Any queries please text 07780 707972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com

 

Our Grand Autumn Quiz Sheet is now available

Pick up a copy from the Library for a fee of only £1

A pot-pourri of literature-related questions

Closing date November 17th

Book voucher for the winning entry

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

FRIDAY 30th November

 

(Halesworth Library)

 

4pm-5:30pm Junior Wordsmiths (for ages 8 to 13 yrs)

A great way to build children’s’ writing confidence

Cost is £15 per 5 sessions

To reserve a place, contact Annaliese Matheron on 07885 607374 or halesworthwordsmiths@gmail.com

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01986 875095 or e-mail halesworth.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

DECEMBER

2018

SATURDAY 1st December

 

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2019