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NOVEMBER

2019

MONDAY 18th November

 

SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS ON  EVENTS

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(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)


(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


1pm - 3pm         Crafty Crafters

Bring your own project or use our supplies

Tea/Coffee available

£1 donation


(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 19th 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)


(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

 

(More details from the Library on 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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


WEDNESDAY 20th November

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am - 12noon      Suffolk Carers Matter drop-in session

Karen from Suffolk Carers Matter will be holding a drop-in for carers


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

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: “Journey through the Forest of Enchantment” Our very own Meraylah has spent over four years creating the beautiful art for this book and tarot deck, come and find out more about her inspiration and artwork


1.30pm - 3pm    Ink Golden Age Writing Group with Griff!

Are you over 65 and a budding writer, please come along-it’s free!

No Experience necessary

For more information contct: Helen Hayes on 07917 799456


(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)

 

(Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group)

 

2.30pm      November Meeting at Knodishall Village Hall, IP17 1UD

The November meeting of the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group will be a talk by Arthur Rope on the artists of the Rope family.

Admission is £1 for members, £3 for non-members, including tea/coffee.


(For further info see our website: http://aldevalleyfamilyhistorygroup.onesuffolk.net/ or contact Angela Skelcher on 01728 830949 or a_skelcher@hotmail.com)


THURSDAY 21st November

(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


10.30am - 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

This week: 'Christmas Stories' with Stephen Morgan

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Arts Centre, St Edmunds Hall, Southwold)

 

2.30pm & 7.30pm  Suffolk Libraries Presents: English National Opera: The Barber of Seville

Bribery, deception and disguise.  Figaro needs all his wiles to help the Count out-wit Dr Bartolo and ensure true love wins the day.  Enjoy Figaro’s mischievous escapades as he assists Count Almaviva in prising the beautiful Rosina away from her lecherous guardian, Dr Bartolo. 

Running Time: 150 minutes Filmed: October 2015 from London Coliseum, Covent Garden

Tickets £10 (£8 for 12s and under) available from Southwold Library and via www.ticketsource.co.uk/suffolklibraries


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


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)

 

7.30pm      The Fisher Youth Theatre present: Oliver Twist

A classic tale of the misfortune and fortune of Oliver Twist.  This impressive stage adaption of the classic Dickens novel tells the story of Oliver Twist as he attempts to escape one grim situation after another. Depicting the darkness of underground London and the grim circumstances of many of the characters Oliver becomes acquainted with. This creation includes spectacular ensemble movement and musical pieces impressively performed by fytg’s younger (Nestlings) and older junior (Fledglings) members.

Further performances on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd November

Tickets: £8 / under 18 £6 /  FYTG members £5


(For more details on events at the Fisher Theatre, call 01986 897130 visit the website www.fishertheatre.org)

 

FRIDAY 22nd November

(Halesworth Library)

 

10am - 12noon    Realise Futures Drop-In Session

Debbie from Realise Futures will be holding a drop in session providing information and 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


(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


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


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am - 11.30am    Family Play Drop In

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


1pm - 3pm    Creative Club

Come and make, create and enjoy arts and crafts.

Try new things, make new friends.


1.30pm - 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

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)

 

7.30pm      The Fisher Youth Theatre present: Oliver Twist

A classic tale of the misfortune and fortune of Oliver Twist.  This impressive stage adaption of the classic Dickens novel tells the story of Oliver Twist as he attempts to escape one grim situation after another. Depicting the darkness of underground London and the grim circumstances of many of the characters Oliver becomes acquainted with. This creation includes spectacular ensemble movement and musical pieces impressively performed by fytg’s younger (Nestlings) and older junior (Fledglings) members.

Further performances on Saturday 23rd November

Tickets: £8 / under 18 £6 /  FYTG members £5


(For more details on events at the Fisher Theatre, call 01986 897130 visit the website www.fishertheatre.org)

 

SATURDAY 23rd November

(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun  (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join us for Frozen. To celebrate the new film, we're having a morning of frozen crafts and activities

Free event - no need to book


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


(Hoveton Village Hall, Norfolk)

 

9.30am - 12.30pm    Hoveton Farmers & Producers Market & Crafts

Local produce and hand made crafts

Free Raffle and Draw (£15 worth of Vouchers)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)

 

2pm (Matinee) and 7.30pm      The Fisher Youth Theatre present: Oliver Twist

A classic tale of the misfortune and fortune of Oliver Twist.  This impressive stage adaption of the classic Dickens novel tells the story of Oliver Twist as he attempts to escape one grim situation after another. Depicting the darkness of underground London and the grim circumstances of many of the characters Oliver becomes acquainted with. This creation includes spectacular ensemble movement and musical pieces impressively performed by fytg’s younger (Nestlings) and older junior (Fledglings) members.

Tickets: £8 / under 18 £6 /  FYTG members £5


(For more details on events at the Fisher Theatre, call 01986 897130 visit the website www.fishertheatre.org)

 

SUNDAY 24th 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 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 Library to book in advance


(For more deails 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 & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      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


12.15pm - 1pm      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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


MONDAY 25th 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 – 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.


(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)


(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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


TUESDAY 26th 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


10am - 12noon    the Asperger’s Carers group meets

Come and join other people and share your experiences

 

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

 

(More details from the Library on 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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


Start 1pm     Fisher Matinee (Afternoon Screening - Everybody Welcome!)

Casablanca - A Dementia Friendly Event

Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country. Rick, a cynical American expatriate, struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.

Tickets: £5

Delicious soup lunches can be ordered in advance at the Box Office (£3.50)

Free Transport for people with limited Mobility


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


(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 27th November

(Halesworth Library)

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: We’re welcoming Martin Wanger, East Anglian author, (who writes under the pen name of Madeline Dando) who will be here talking about his novels


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


(Southwold Arts Centre, St Edmunds Hall, Southwold)

 

11am & 2pm    BFI Britain On Film: Protest!

(With Optional Fish & Chip Lunch 12.45pm)

At a time of intense public activism both at home and across the globe, explore the varied and fascinating history of public protest in the UK.  From a 1910 suffragette demonstration to striking coal miners in the Rhondda Valley, from female CND protesters spanning the Tamar Bridge to the defeat of fascists at London’s Cable Street, this absorbing, illuminating collection examines the nature of protests large and small and for causes regional and national.

Sourced from newly digitised national and regional archives it tells a story not just about specific protests and their causes, but about a tumultuous century, the constant presence of public dissent and its dynamic effects as a weapon of change – at a time when raising our voices feels more essential than ever.

Tickets: £7.50 for films or £15 for films & fish (lunch must be booked in advance) available from Southwold Library & www.ticketsource.co.uk/suffolklibraries


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


THURSDAY 28th November

(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


10.30am - 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

This week: Games - Time for some board game fun

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

6.30pm      Southwold Library Reading Group

Reading and discussing a different book each month

This month discussing: “Reservoir 13” by Jon McGregor

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


FRIDAY 29th 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)


(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 - 11.30am    Family Play Drop In

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


1pm - 3pm    Creative Club

Come and make, create and enjoy arts and crafts.

Try new things, make new friends.


1.30pm - 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


(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


SATURDAY 30th November


(Halesworth Library)

 

9.30am - 12.30pm  Giant bric-a -brac sale

The Friends of the Library is holding a giant bric-a -brac sale with a wide range of interesting and good quality items

Please come and help to raise money


(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 (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join us for Christmas Wreath making.  Help us make Christmas Wreaths and listen to some Christmas Carols.

Free event - no need to book


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


(Wenhaston Village Hall, Hall Road, Wenhaston, Suffolk, IP19 9EP)

 

10am - 12.30pm  Wenhaston Produce, Craft and Flea Market

A wide and ever-changing range of local foods and produce, crafts, plants, home-baking and pre-loved treasures.  Refreshments available. 

Raising funds for Wenhaston Village Hall maintenance.


(For more information contact: Carol Hudson-Jary on 01502-478732 or email: caz-mike@outlook.com)


(St Edmunds Church, Southwold)

 

10am – 3pm    Christmas Market (in support of The Loft Youth Centre)

A wide selection of Craft and Gift stalls.  Kids Craft Table.  Tea, coffee, cake and lunch available.

Choir performances


DECEMBER

2019

SUNDAY 1st December


(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


10.30am - 12.30pm    Sociable Sundays

Friends of the Library hosts Sociable Sundays.

An opportunity to join others for refreshments and conversation. All adults welcome. £1 suggested donation (funds go to the 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 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 deails 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 & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      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


12.15pm - 1pm      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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


MONDAY 2nd December


(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


1pm - 3pm         Crafty Crafters

Bring your own project or use our supplies

Tea/Coffee available

£1 donation


(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 3rd December


(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

 

(More details from the Library on 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


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


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


Start 1pm     Fisher Matinee (Afternoon Screening - Everybody Welcome!)

‘White Christmas’ - A Dementia Friendly Event

Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (VeraEllen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger), the boys' commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his quaint country inn is failing. So what's the foursome to do but plan a yuletide miracle: a fun-filled musical extravaganza that's sure to put Waverly and his business in the black!

Tickets: £5

Delicious soup lunches can be ordered in advance at the Box Office (£3.50)

Free Transport for people with limited Mobility


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


WEDNESDAY 4th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: 


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.


1.30pm - 3pm    Ink Golden Age Writing Group with Griff!

Are you over 65 and a budding writer, please come along-it’s free!

No Experience necessary

For more information contct: Helen Hayes on 07917 799456


(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 5th December


(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


10.30am - 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 - 7pm    Lowestoft Library Reading Group

Reading and Discussing a different book each month

Contact the Library for details of this month’s 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

This week: Games - Time for some board game fun

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


FRIDAY 6th December


(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


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


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am - 11.30am    Family Play Drop In

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


1pm - 3pm    Creative Club

Come and make, create and enjoy arts and crafts.

Try new things, make new friends.


1.30pm - 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


7pm (Doors open 6.45pm)   Murder at the Pantomime

Another superb Murder Mystery from the Friends of Lowestoft Library

Come along - quiz the suspects - can you find the murderer

Tickets: £5 (including refreshments)

 

(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

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


SATURDAY 7th December


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join us for 

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 8th December


(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 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 Library to book in advance


(For more deails 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 & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      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


12.15pm - 1pm      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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


MONDAY 9th December


(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)


(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 10th December


(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

 

(More details from the Library on 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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


WEDNESDAY 11th December


(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)


(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 12th December


(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


10.30am - 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

This week: Games - Time for some board game fun

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


FRIDAY 13th December


(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 - 11.30am    Family Play Drop In

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


1pm - 3pm    Creative Club

Come and make, create and enjoy arts and crafts.

Try new things, make new friends.


1.30pm - 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

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


SATURDAY 14th December


(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 (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join us for 

Free event - no need to book


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


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Sunday 15th, Friday 20th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd & Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


SUNDAY 15th December


(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.

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 deails 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 & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      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


12.15pm - 1pm      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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Friday 20th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd & Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


MONDAY 16th December


(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)


(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


1pm - 3pm         Crafty Crafters

Bring your own project or use our supplies

Tea/Coffee available

£1 donation

(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 17th December


(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

 

(More details from the Library on 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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


WEDNESDAY 18th December


(Halesworth Library)

 

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

A variety of activities for the older person.

This week: 


1.30pm - 3pm    Ink Golden Age Writing Group with Griff!

Are you over 65 and a budding writer, please come along-it’s free!

No Experience necessary

For more information contct: Helen Hayes on 07917 799456


(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 19th December


(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


10.30am - 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

This week: Games - Time for some board game fun

£1 per person (includes refreshments)

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


FRIDAY 20th December


(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


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


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10am - 11.30am    Family Play Drop In

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


1pm - 3pm    Creative Club

Come and make, create and enjoy arts and crafts.

Try new things, make new friends.


1.30pm - 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

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd & Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SATURDAY 21st December


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join us for 

Free event - no need to book


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


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Sunday 22nd & Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SUNDAY 22nd December


(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 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 Library to book in advance


(For more deails 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 & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      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


12.15pm - 1pm      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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437

Other dates in December: Monday 23rd


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


MONDAY 23rd December


(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)


(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


(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)


(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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

3pm - 7pm      Santa Tram

All aboard for a unique, unforgettable trip into our Woodland Wonderland to see Santa and his Helpers.

Admission strictly by pre-booked ticket only - early booking is recommended

Booking forms available from the Museum during opening hours / on the website / or by calling 07759-698437


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


TUESDAY 24th December - Christmas Eve


(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

 

(More details from the Library on 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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


WEDNESDAY 25th December - Christmas Day


THURSDAY 26th December - Boxing Day


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


FRIDAY 27th December


(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 - 11.30am    Family Play Drop In

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


1pm - 3pm    Creative Club

Come and make, create and enjoy arts and crafts.

Try new things, make new friends.


1.30pm - 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


(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SATURDAY 28th December


(Lowestoft Library)

 

10.45am – 12pm    Saturday Fun (Storytime and Crafts)

Come and join us for 

Free event - no need to book


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


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SUNDAY 29th December


(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


10.30am - 12.30pm    Sociable Sundays

Friends of the Library hosts Sociable Sundays.

An opportunity to join others for refreshments and conversation. All adults welcome. £1 suggested donation (funds go to the 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 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 deails 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 & CHAT (ideal for adults)

Bring your own craft and chat to likeminded people

 

(More details from the Library on 01728 652440)


(Southwold Library)

 

10.30am - 11am      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


12.15pm - 1pm      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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


MONDAY 30th December


(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


1pm - 3pm         Crafty Crafters

Bring your own project or use our supplies

Tea/Coffee available

£1 donation


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)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


TUESDAY 31st December - New Years Eve


(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!

 

(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

 

(More details from the Library on 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 or organised by Southwold Library, call 01502-722519 or email southwold.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk)


(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


JANUARY

2020

WEDNESDAY 1st January - New Years Day

(East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft)

 

12noon - 4.30pm    Happy New Year 2020

Fed up with Tinsel and Turkey!  Seen enough of the relatives?

Then come along for a last chance this winter to ride on our vintage vehicle fleet.

We'll be running a free bus service to Lowesoft as well as all the usual museum attractions.

A great end to your seasonal festivities.


(For more details on events at the museum, call 01502-518459 or visit the website: www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk)


THURSDAY 2nd January

(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


FRIDAY 3rd January

(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


1pm & 5pm     Puss in Boots

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)


SATURDAY 4th January

(Fisher Theatre, Bungay)


7.30pm     Puss in Boots (Adult Performance - 18+)

The UpShoot pantomime has become a proper winter celebration of the whole year at the Fisher Theatre - full of jokes, silliness, scrapes, invention, songs, magic and local observations!

Tickets: £13.50 / (65+) £12 / (U18) £8.50 / Groups 10+ £10 per person

Performances: 20th December 2019 to 3rd January 2020 (No peformances on 25th December & 1st January)

(Adult performance (18+) on 4th January 2020)


(For more details contact the Theatre on 01986-897130 or visit the website: www.fishertheatre.org)