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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. Suffolk Libraries are celebrating the most successful Summer Reading Challenge ever!

    By Suffolk Libaries on September 6th, 2016

    Over 8,260 children signed up to take part in this year’s reading challenge, which has lived up to the theme of the ‘Big Friendly Read’, proving hugely popular with young children across the county. The Roald Dahl inspired theme, together …

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  3. A new look for Newmarket Library

    By Suffolk Libraries on August 8th, 2016

    Newmarket Library will be getting a makeover this autumn with an extensive refurbishment planned for September.  The refurbishment work is being funded by developer contribution money and fundraising by the Friends of Newmarket library and …

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  4. Suffolk Libraries seeks eLibrary feedback

    By Suffolk Libraries on July 12th, 2016

    Suffolk Libraries is asking customers for their views on its eBook and eAudio book services. Suffolk Libraries lends over 60,000 eBooks every year and is asking people to fill in an online survey on its two current eBook services (Overdrive and …

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  5. Broomhill and Great Cornard libraries to change opening hours

    By Suffolk Libraries on July 11th, 2016

    Two of the county’s libraries are changing their opening hours next month after consultation with local people. Broomhill Library in Ipswich will be changing and increasing its hours from 18 July. The change has been supported by the Friends of …

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Get Connected at Ixworth Library

    By Suffolk Libraries on May 9th, 2016

    Ixworth Library is holding its first Get Connected event to promote Suffolk’s online library services. The event is taking place on Thursday 19 May from 2pm to 5.30pm and will be a chance for local people to get expert help and information on the …

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  9. 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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  10. 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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