Mon: 10am – 4pm
Tue: 9am – 7:30pm
Wed: 9am – 5:30pm
Thu: 9am – 5:30pm
Fri: 9am – 7pm
Sat: 9am – 5pm
Sun: 10am – 4pm
The Friends of Woodbridge Library
If you’re enthusiastic about libraries, would enjoy helping to organise library events and are willing to help with our fundraising activities, please ask a member of staff for more details.
Suffolk Libraries and Friends Charity Goodies
Show support for your local library with a Friends bookmark for £1 – which is magnetic, so you won’t lose your page.
Also available is a Suffolk Libraries “I’m a Borrower” tote bags for £3.50, or for £5 you can receive both the tote bag and as much fiction as you can fit inside!
Citizens Advice – Every Monday 10am – 12pm at the library
Free, confidential and impartial advice to everybody regardless of race, gender, sexuality, or disability. No booking necessary.
Open Space – Every Wednesday 1:30pm – 3:30pm
An informal drop-in for anybody interested in their mental health and wellbeing, as well as families and carers. It is run in partnership with Suffolk Mind. Discussions and activities are built from suggestions from the group. For further information please don’t hesitate to contact Woodbridge Library on 01394 330855.
Knitting Group – Every Friday 2pm – 4pm
For all types of knitters from expert to beginners, sewing to crochet, come and share your knowledge or pick up some tips.
An art exhibition in the library showcasing local talent. During June, Henry May will be exhibiting his work of landscape oil paintings within Woodbridge Library, free for all to come and view. Henry likes the works of Edward Seago and tries to emulate his work in his own and hopes the viewer thinks it has atmosphere.
Toddle Talk – Thursdays at 10am – 11am
Baby signing classes for babies/toddlers and their carers (4 months-3 years old)
Woodbridge Writers Group – Wednesday 7th June and 21st June (1st and 3rd Wed of the Month)10am – 12pm
Join our friendly group for reciprocal feedback, encouragement, and support regarding anything you’re writing or have written. A group of like-minded writers will be meeting in the Meeting Room.
For more information, E-mail: email@example.com
Books, Banter and Biscuits’ Book Group – Thursday 8th June 2pm – 4pm
A book group that’s open to everyone, meeting on the second Thursday of every month. They will be discussing
We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker.
Woodbridge Board Gamers – Saturday 10th June 1pm-5pm
Come along to play modern strategy board games, both simple and complex, with a range to suit all ages. All welcome.
Write Now Writing Group – Tuesday 13th June 2pm – 4pm
Are you interested in writing short stories and poetry? Looking to share your work with others and get peer support, exchange ideas and more? We would be delighted for you to join us for our friendly and informal monthly writing group!
Everyone can write – all abilities are welcome. Bring your work or come along and listen to others share their words.
For more information and to confirm your attendance, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Woodbridge Writers’ Workshop – Tuesday 13th June 5:15pm – 7:15pm
Creative poets and budding authors alike can meet up to share their ideas and gain support from fellow writers at this informal Writers’ Workshop.
All writing abilities are welcome, for more information and to confirm your attendance please contact email@example.com.
U3A Reading Aloud – Thursday 15th June 11.30am-1.30pm
Reading Aloud chooses a programme of topics and select a range of prose or poetry inspired by these themes. Each member shares their choices by reading them aloud to the group. This is not a drama group or book club, the main aim is to share our pleasure in literature. Members pay a contribution of £3 per meeting in advance to cover costs. If you are interested in joining, please contact Jill on 01728 746156.
Top Time Play Reading – Thursday 15th June 2pm – 4:30pm
A play reading group that reads all varieties and genres of plays in a shared format, taking place on the third Thursday of every month.
Woodbridge Books hosts an evening with Cressida McLaughlin – Friday 16th June 7pm-8.30pm
Cressida will be discussing her wonderful books, The House of Birds and Butterflies and her 8th book in the Cream Tea series, From Cornwall with Love. To purchase tickets and more information, please go to www.woodbridgebooks.co.uk, tickets are limited and must be pre-booked.
StorySlam Workshop – Saturday 17th June 3pm-4pm
Interested in writing your own slam stories? Join us for our free workshop with Jennie Fontana and learn how to craft your own engaging short stories. There will be a further opportunity to perform on Saturday 15th July at 2pm. The event is free to attend but donations are welcome.
Free Lunchtime Music at the library – Tuesday 20th June 12.45pm – 1.30pm
Gillian Barella (piano) and Romy Hills (flute) will be performing. Numbers are limited so it is recommended that you arrive in good time. Donations to the Friends of Woodbridge Library (FOWL) are welcome.
Top Time Games Club – Thursday 22nd June 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Improve your vocabulary and exercise your mind muscles with Scrabble or practice strategy and balance with Dominoes.
Every Wednesday 10.30-10.50am, Baby Bounce: Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies and their grown-ups
Every Wednesday 11.15-11.45am, Tot Rock Rhyme and rhythm: music, songs and action rhymes for toddlers with their parents and carers.
Every Friday 10.30-11.00am, Story Time: Stories and more for young children accompanied by an adult.
Me, Myself and Baby (Stay & Play) – Friday 9:30am – 10:15am
A chance for new parents to meet and share experiences in a relaxed environment, gaining peer support.
StoryTime – every Thursday during school term time at 3.45pm
Join us for stories, supported by local author James Campbell. Lasts approximately 20 mins.
Book & DVD Sale
Have a browse of the ex-stock books and DVDs for sale. All proceeds go to Suffolk Libraries.
Adult Fiction: 30p each or 4 for £1
Non-Fiction: Individually Priced
Junior Literature: 20p each
DVDs: 50p each or 3 for £1 (Box Sets £1 each)
Meeting room and display boards available for hire
Community / charity / private groups – £12 per hour (minimum booking of two hours)
Commercial / statutory groups – £18 per hour (minimum booking of two hours)
Display boards – £10 per week
Staffed table display in the main library – £10 per half day