What's On

(Halesworth Library)


12noon–2.30pm   Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

This week: String Telephones

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

 

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

10.30am - 11.30am        Lego & Childrens Craft Club

Crafts and Games for all ages

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

11.15am–12.15pm  Lego Club

£1 per builder or £1.50 per family

Please contact the Libary to book in advance

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm    Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

2pm - 3pm      Craft and Chat

(ideal for adults) - Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(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

All donations of Lego welcome

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


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

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MAY

2019

MONDAY 27th May


 

SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS ON  EVENTS

WHAT'S ON

southwold - elves
southwold - blyth poets - may
southwold - marsh on the move
southwold - reading group - june
Southwold June 4
Southwold June 5
Southwold June 7
Southwold June 6

(Halesworth Library)

 

Closed


(Kessingland Library)

 

Closed


(Lowestoft Library)

 

Closed


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

Closed

 

(Southwold Library)

 

Closed

 

TUESDAY 28th May


(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 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          Colouring for Adults

Unwind, unleash your creativity, relax & have fun.

Colouring sheets, pens & pencils provided (or bring your own). 

Refreshments available


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(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 29th May


(Halesworth Library)

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: 'Cruising beyond the Arctic Circle' - Irene will be sharing memories of her time travelling on a ship around this magical part of the world (.. and she saw the Northern Lights!)  


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.


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


(Kessingland Library)


2pm - 3:30pm    PRIME TIME – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

2pm        Lego for Adults: Stress relieving, creative and fun

Come and build whatever you like.  Lego provided. 

Refreshments available

 

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 Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Southwold Arts Centre, St Edmunds Hall, Southwold)


10.30am        Bite Size Ballets : Elves and the Shoemaker

This unique children’s classic story is brought to life in colourful, fun, and engaging ballet performances, curated especially with young families and pre-schoolers in mind.

A hard-working shoemaker A hard-working shoemaker struggles to support his family. But when he sees a poor lady in need of help, he gives her his final pair of shoes.  The next morning he awakes to find that his last piece of leather has been transformed into the most magnificent pair of magical shoes. But who has mysteriously made them?

Each story is read for the cinema audience by BBC’s Anita Rani and includes dance move demos by the professional ballet dancers for children to try. These bite sized ballets provide the perfect way to introduce young children to the artistic beauty of ballet in a comfortable, affordable, local family friendly setting while encouraging a fun trip to the cinema and an engaging interactive experience.

Tickets are £4 per child, accompanying adults free!

Tickets available from Southwold Library, Southwold Arts Centre and www.ticketsource.co.uk/suffolklibraries

 

(For more details on events at or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


THURSDAY 30th May


(Halesworth Library)

 

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

9:30am-10:15am - Get trim and toned whilst sitting down.  Increase fitness, strength and mobility.

10:30am-11:30am - Gentle seated, stretching exercises, increasing fitness, strength and mobility. 

All exercises are adaptable to meet individual needs.  You work at your pace and your level to achieve your goals.

£4 per session

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

  

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

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

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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 31st May


(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

1.30pm - 3.30pm    Job Club & Basic IT Support

Drop in Session

 

2pm   Scrabble Club

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or e-mail kessingland.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

Contact the Library for details of this months book


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

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10am - 12noon    Suffolk Wildlife Trust: Marsh on the move roadshow

Marsh on the move roadshow from Carlton Marshes with their Suffolk Wildlife Trust Wild Learning Officer Katy Runacres.

Information and fun with activities for the kids including: That stinks!, Poo power!, and Be a Marsh detective.


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

JUNE

2019

SATURDAY 1st June

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun

Come and join us for 

Storytime and Crafts

Free event - no need to book


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


SUNDAY 2nd June

(Halesworth Library)


10am-11am          Lego Club

Every other week on Sunday the Library hosts Lego Club.

All welcome at a cost of £1 per builder


12noon–2.30pm   Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

This week: String Telephones

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

 

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

10.30am - 11.30am        Lego & Childrens Craft Club

Crafts and Games for all ages

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

11am–2.45pm     Craft Activities

For primary school age children

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm    Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

2pm - 3pm      Craft and Chat

(ideal for adults) - Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(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     Go Go Pirate Boat Stories & Crafts

Make your own pirate outfit, a treasure chest and a parrot! 


12:15-1:00pm             Lego Club

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

All donations of Lego welcome

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


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

MONDAY 3rd June

(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)

 

(Kessingland Library)

 

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

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

9.30am - 12noon    iPAD/iPHONE  COURSE Ongoing Support

Refreshing what you’ve forgotten, gaining more confidence and trying out new things

Starting Monday 3rd JUNE for 4 weeks (runs 3rd, 10th, 17th &24th JUNE)

£45 for the course & payable by cash or cheque to ‘Suffolk Libraries’

Places MUST be booked and paid for in advance


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


TUESDAY 4th June

(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 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         Jigsaw Club: Jigsaw Puzzle Group for Adults

Come and add some pieces to the latest jigsaw


7pm       Lego for Adults: Stress relieving, creative and fun

Come and build whatever you like. Lego provided.

Refreshments available


7pm     Legal Matters Information & Advice Session: Wills - are they just a costly nuisance?

Local Solicitor Stuart Johnson, fully accredited with Solicitors for the Elderly, will advise on why you need a will, what can go in it and how to go about writing one.


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

WEDNESDAY 5th June

(Halesworth Library)

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: What have you made that you are proud of? Come and show off – anything at all, from photos to fabric, from knitting to cookery, from painting to pottery…?


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.


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


(Kessingland Library)


2pm - 3:30pm    PRIME TIME – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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 6th June

(Halesworth Library)

 

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

9:30am-10:15am - Get trim and toned whilst sitting down.  Increase fitness, strength and mobility.

10:30am-11:30am - Gentle seated, stretching exercises, increasing fitness, strength and mobility. 

All exercises are adaptable to meet individual needs.  You work at your pace and your level to achieve your goals.

£4 per session

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

  

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

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

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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


5.30pm to 7pm        Lowestoft Library Reading Group

Reading and Discussing a different book each month

Contact the Library for this months book


(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)

 

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 & information on their Adult Service, Carers Service and Young Persons Service. 

Come and find out what their services can offer you.

Great Yarmouth & Waveney Mind. www.gywmind.org.uk 01493 842149 reception@mind.org.uk


2pm - 3pm  Pyjamarama:  Bookstart Bedtime Story Fun for Preschoolers!

Let the magic of bedtime stories last all day long!  Come dressed in your pyjamas and enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts.  Collect your free copy of “Car, Car, Jeep, Jeep”.


6.30pm       Southwold Library Reading Group

Reading and discussing a different book each month

This month discussing: “Slow Horses” by  Mick Herron


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

FRIDAY 7th June

(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

1.30pm - 3.30pm    Job Club & Basic IT Support

Drop in Session

 

2pm    Craft Club

Come along and join in

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or e-mail kessingland.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 8th June

(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.

 

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


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun

Come and join us for 

Storytime and Crafts

Free event - no need to book


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


SUNDAY 9th June

(Halesworth Library)


12noon–2.30pm   Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

This week: String Telephones

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

 

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

10.30am - 11.30am        Lego & Childrens Craft Club

Crafts and Games for all ages

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

11.15am–12.15pm  Lego Club

£1 per builder or £1.50 per family

Please contact the Libary to book in advance

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm    Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

2pm - 3pm      Craft and Chat

(ideal for adults) - Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(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

All donations of Lego welcome

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


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

MONDAY 10th June

(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

 

(Kessingland Library)

 

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

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 11th June

(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

11am – 11.45am     Tiny Tots

Music, Rhymes, Play and Chat

For families with premature babies


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

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

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 contact the Library on 01502 674660 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           Craft & Chat: Craft Group for Adults

Bring your knitting, sewing or any other craft.  Meet like-minded crafters.

Refreshments available

 

(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

WEDNESDAY 12th June

(Halesworth Library)

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: (Almost) Midsummer Music and Poetry - always a wonderfully uplifting session (and the other customers love it too!).


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


(Kessingland Library)


2pm - 3:30pm    PRIME TIME – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

10am - 12noon      East Anglia Diabetic Eye Screening: Your Questions Answered

Find out why you should be screened,  what diabetic retinopathy is and why screening is important. 


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

THURSDAY 13th June

(Halesworth Library)

 

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

9:30am-10:15am - Get trim and toned whilst sitting down.  Increase fitness, strength and mobility.

10:30am-11:30am - Gentle seated, stretching exercises, increasing fitness, strength and mobility. 

All exercises are adaptable to meet individual needs.  You work at your pace and your level to achieve your goals.

£4 per session

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

  

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

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

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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 Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

FRIDAY 14th June


(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

1.30pm - 3.30pm    Job Club & Basic IT Support

Drop in Session

 

2pm   Scrabble Club

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or e-mail kessingland.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 15th June


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun

Come and join us for 

Storytime and Crafts

Free event - no need to book


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


(Friends of Southwold Library present Slaughter in Southwold: Southwold Library Crime Writers Festival)

 

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June At Southwold Arts Centre, St Edmunds Hall


Authors Talks by: Val McDermid, Nicci French, Elly Griffiths, Felix Francis, Mick Herron, Kate Ellis, Martin Edwards, Jill Dawson & Mark Dawson.

Tickets £6 per talk, £18 per day or £36 for the weekend (lunches not included)

Lunches with the authors £10 - provided by  Café 51 & Mark’s Fish Shop

Plus:

“The Mystery of Mr E.” – Sophie Hannah’s Murder Mystery Musical Sat 8th June 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Ann Cleeves’ “Bannocks & Blood” Murder Mystery Night Friday 14th June 7.00pm

Fun Crime Quiz Night Saturday 15th 7.00pm

Whodunnit Puzzle Sheet available now - £1. Solve the crime and you could win a £10 Book Token

Raffle for a Luxury Crime Related Hamper (raffle tickets available from 1st May at Southwold Library)

Book at the library, by phone 01502 722519 or on the website www.suffolklibraries.co.uk/slaughter


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


SUNDAY 16th June

(Halesworth Library)


10am-11am          Lego Club

Every other week on Sunday the Library hosts Lego Club.

All welcome at a cost of £1 per builder


12noon–2.30pm   Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

This week: String Telephones

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

 

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

10.30am - 11.30am        Lego & Childrens Craft Club

Crafts and Games for all ages

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

11am–2.45pm     Craft Activities

For primary school age children

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm    Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

2pm - 3pm      Craft and Chat

(ideal for adults) - Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(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

All donations of Lego welcome

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


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

MONDAY 17th June

(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

 

(Kessingland Library)

 

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

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Lowestoft Library)

 

11am-11:30am       Storytime

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


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 18th June

(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 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         Jigsaw Club: Jigsaw Puzzle Group for Adults

Come and add some pieces to the latest jigsaw


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

WEDNESDAY 19th June

(Halesworth Library)

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: 'What fashion tips would you share with the group - or what disasters have you had? Perhaps you would like to bring your favourite jewellery to show?


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


(Kessingland Library)


2pm - 3:30pm    PRIME TIME – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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 20th June

(Halesworth Library)

 

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

9:30am-10:15am - Get trim and toned whilst sitting down.  Increase fitness, strength and mobility.

10:30am-11:30am - Gentle seated, stretching exercises, increasing fitness, strength and mobility. 

All exercises are adaptable to meet individual needs.  You work at your pace and your level to achieve your goals.

£4 per session

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

  

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

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

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

10.30am    AUTHOR VISIT – HEIDI SWAIN

Heidi is the Sunday Times Top Ten best-selling author of SLEIGH RIDES AND SILVER BELLS AT THE CHRISTMAS FAIR.

Her other titles include The Cherry Tree Café, Summer at Skylark Farm, Mince Pies and Mistletoe at the Christmas Market, Coming Home to Cuckoo Cottage and Snowflakes and Cinnamon Swirls at the Winter Wonderland.

Heidi will be talking about her new book ‘Poppy’s Recipe For Life’, taking questions and selling and signing books

£1 per person includes refreshments (doors open 10am)


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

 

FRIDAY 21st June

(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

1.30pm - 3.30pm    Job Club & Basic IT Support

Drop in Session

 

2pm    Craft Club

Come along and join in

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or e-mail kessingland.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 22nd June

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun

Come and join us for 

Storytime and Crafts

Free event - no need to book


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


SUNDAY 23rd June

MONDAY 24th June

(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


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


(Kessingland Library)

 

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

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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.


(Oulton Broad Library)

 

10.30am–11.30am  Top Time

Events and Activities for older people

 

1pm–2.30pm     Family Playtime (Term time only)

For children 0 – 5 years old

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Southwold Library)

 

10.00am – 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 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

TUESDAY 25th June


(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

2.30pm - 4pm     Adult Colouring

Drop-in Session

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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.

 

9.30am - 12noon & 1pm - 3pm     Information Advice and Guidance

We provide free impartial information, advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects to all our customers.

Benefits, Community Services, Education, Employment, Family and Relationships, Health and Other Problems

Just drop in – no appointment necessary

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

 

(For more details contact the Library on 01502 674660 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          Colouring for Adults

Unwind, unleash your creativity, relax & have fun.

Colouring sheets, pens & pencils provided (or bring your own). 

Refreshments available


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

WEDNESDAY 26th June

(Halesworth Library)

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: 'Francesca has a new book out – “The Butterfly Circus” – “A spellbinding, timeless and beautifully told adventure.” She will be with the group to talk about this exciting new novel.


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.


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


(Kessingland Library)


2pm - 3:30pm    PRIME TIME – Events for Adults

A variety of activities for the older person


(For more details on events at the  Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

2pm        Lego for Adults: Stress relieving, creative and fun

Come and build whatever you like.  Lego provided. 

Refreshments available

 

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 Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 



THURSDAY 27th June

(Halesworth Library)

 

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

9:30am-10:15am - Get trim and toned whilst sitting down.  Increase fitness, strength and mobility.

10:30am-11:30am - Gentle seated, stretching exercises, increasing fitness, strength and mobility. 

All exercises are adaptable to meet individual needs.  You work at your pace and your level to achieve your goals.

£4 per session

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

  

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

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

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

4.30pm onwards   Legal Matters Information & Advice Drop-in: Workshop on Wills, Probate and Powers of Attorney

Free general guidance in a workshop covering the above topics - available on a first come/first serve basis.

With local Solicitor Stuart Johnson, fully accredited with Solicitors for the Elderly.


6.30pm    Southwold Library Reading Group

Reading and discussing a different book each month

This month discussing: “The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August ” by  Claire North.


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


FRIDAY 28th June

(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)


(Kessingland Library)

 

1.30pm - 3.30pm    Job Club & Basic IT Support

Drop in Session

 

2pm   Scrabble Club

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or e-mail kessingland.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

Contact the Library for details of this months book


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

 

 

SATURDAY 29th June

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun

Come and join us for 

Storytime and Crafts

Free event - no need to book


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


SUNDAY 30th June

(Halesworth Library)


10am-11am          Lego Club

Every other week on Sunday the Library hosts Lego Club.

All welcome at a cost of £1 per builder


12noon–2.30pm   Sunday Club

We have craft activities and stories for children.

This week: String Telephones

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

 

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


(Kessingland Library)

 

10.30am - 11.30am        Lego & Childrens Craft Club

Crafts and Games for all ages

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 741212 or email kessingland.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)

 

(Oulton Broad Library)

 

11am–2.45pm     Craft Activities

For primary school age children

 

(For more details on events at the Library, call 01502 583135 or email oultonbroad.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)

 

(Saxmundham Library)

 

12noon – 1pm    Sunday Craft

Sessions FREE for any age

 

2pm - 3pm      Craft and Chat

(ideal for adults) - Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(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

All donations of Lego welcome

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


(For more details on events at Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.libary@suffolklibraries.co.uk)