Mon: 10am – 5pm
Tue: 9am – 6:30pm
Wed: 9am – 5:30pm
Thu: 9am – 5:30pm
Fri: 9am – 7pm
Sat: 9am – 5pm
Sun: 10am – 4pm
The Friends of Woodbridge Library (FOWL)
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
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!
ArtLib – March 2024
The Woodbridge Art Group will be exhibiting their photography work during March.
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.
IT Help returning to Woodbridge library- free one to one help on Thursdays at 1pm and 2pm
Our IT volunteer will be in the library for 2 x one hourly sessions and may extend this if there is sufficient demand. Pre-booking is required- please book your session with the library staff by calling 01394 330855.
Curious Minds – every Tuesday 10am-12.30pm
Curious Minds is a creative programme supporting people aged 18 +living with long term complex health needs. Sessions are led by professional artists aimed at building confidence, exploring creativity, connecting with others and supporting wellbeing.
If you think you would benefit from taking part, please contact Jen: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07514 484107.
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.
Woodbridge Writers Group – Wednesday 6th March and Wednesday 20th March (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, email: email@example.com
Write Now Writing Group – Tuesday 12th March 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 12th March 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.
Books, Banter and Biscuits’ Book Group – Thursday 14th March 2pm – 4pm
A book group that’s open to everyone, meeting on the second Thursday of every month. They will be discussing
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Friends of Woodbridge Library (FOWL) present Free Lunchtime Music – Tuesday 19th March 12.45pm-1.30pm
The StrumPets will be performing a wonderful mix of original, traditional and amusing folk songs. Space is limited, so it is advised that you arrive in plenty of time. Donations to FOWL are welcome.
Top Time Play Reading – Thursday 21st March 2pm – 4pm
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.
The Friends of Woodbridge Library present East of the Sun – Thursday 21st March 7.30pm
East of the Sun are a Woodbridge-based four-piece event band specialising in 60s/70s pop, jazz standards and Motown. To book your place for this wonderful evening, please call into the library. Tickets are £8 each including a drink at the interval. Please see library staff to book. CASH only please.
Suffolk Libraries Day – Saturday 23rd March
Did you know that Suffolk Libraries is a registered charity? This year’s campaign “Make a Difference with a Daisy” focuses on the humble daisy as a symbol of resilience and positivity. Please do join us at Woodbridge library to help us raise awareness and vital funds to help secure the future of our library service. Details to follow.
Top Time Games Club – Thursday 28th March 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.
Have a browse of the ex-stock books for sale. All proceeds go to Suffolk Libraries.
Adult Fiction: 30p each or 4 for £1
Non-Fiction: Individually Priced
Junior Literature: 20p 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