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  1. Author of Elizabeth Jane Howard’s biography to talk at Bungay Library

    By Suffolk Libraries on September 8th, 2016

    Author and biographer Artemis Cooper will be introducing her new biography of local author Elizabeth Jane Howard at a special event at Bungay Library later this month. The event on the evening of Tuesday 27 September has been organised by the …

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  2. Small change for a big change – Fundraising event at the new Debenham Library

    By Suffolk Libraries on July 4th, 2016

    Following the opening of Suffolk’s newest library in Debenham, the Debenham Library Foundation Friends Group is celebrating the move by holding a special fundraising event this Sunday where the streets of the village will be lined with coins. The …

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  3. Come and join in with The Big Friendly Read! – Suffolk Libraries launches Summer Reading Challenge 2016

    By Suffolk Libraries on June 20th, 2016

    Come and join in with The Big Friendly Read! – Suffolk Libraries launches Summer Reading Challenge 2016

    The Summer Reading Challenge is the UK's biggest reading for pleasure programme in libraries for primary school aged children, with 800,000 children taking part last year. 2015 was the most successful ever in Suffolk with over 8,200 children …

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  4. A different kind of book club – chosen by readers, for readers. Brave New Reads 2016 recommends six brilliant books and launches a summer of fantastic events across East Anglia!

    By Suffolk Libraries on May 5th, 2016

    Suffolk Libraries is again supporting Brave New Reads which is a unique reading programme taking place in 18 libraries across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. With author events, book clubs, writing workshops and quizzes, Brave New Reads helps …

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  5. Suffolk Libraries launches new scheme to support young people’s mental health

    By Suffolk Libraries on April 13th, 2016

    Suffolk Libraries is getting behind a national scheme to support young people with mental health issues. ‘Reading Well for young people’ is a new scheme which provides expert information and a recommended reading list to help tackle some of …

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  6. West Suffolk libraries team up for giant map project

    By Suffolk Libraries on April 1st, 2016

    Several libraries in the west of the county have teamed up to launch a project to turn April into MAPril! Staff from Clare, Glemsford, Great Cornard , Kedington and Sudbury libraries who run Sunday craft sessions for children have come up with an …

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  7. Fundraising gala to showcase winning UCS design of new heritage centre “The Hold

    By Suffolk County Council on March 4th, 2016

    Suffolk County Council is awaiting a decision on a major application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a new heritage centre for Suffolk, with a working title “The Hold”. Plans involving student designs that aided the application can now be …

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  8. Olympian Keri-Anne Payne Launches the Great East Swim 2016

    By Suffolk County Council on February 10th, 2016

    Olympian Keri-Anne Payne Launches the Great East Swim 2016

    Two-time open water world champion in Ipswich to meet charity swimmers Olympic Silver medallist and two-time world open water swimming champion, Keri-anne Payne, was in Ipswich today to launch the 2016 Great East swim. The popular open water-swimming …

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