Woodbridge Library – Events in November

Opening Hours:

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 (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. Current vacancies include a Secretary for the Events group and a FOWL member to help organise events.

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!

Calling All Crafters

Do you enjoy making homemade crafts? If the answer is yes, then we need your help! After the success of last year’s Christmas Craft fair, we’re asking our talented customers if they would kindly donate some of their handmade loveliness for us to put on a stall in the library to help raise much needed funds. All donations would be greatly appreciated and can be handed into the library, for the attention of Helen by 30th November.

ArtLib – November

During the month of November, Gillian Chaplin will be exhibiting her paintings at the library.

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.

Books, Banter and Biscuits’ Book Group – Thursday 9th November 2pm – 4pm

A book group that’s open to everyone, meeting on the second Thursday of every month. They will be discussing The Sleeping and the Dead by Ann Cleeves

Write Now Writing Group – Tuesday 14th November 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

Woodbridge Writers’ Workshop – Tuesday 14th November 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

Woodbridge Writers Group – Wed 1st November and Wed 15th November (usually 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:

Top Time Play Reading – Thursday 16th November 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 Quiz Night – Saturday 18th November Doors 7 for a 7.30pm start

£5 per person with a maximum of 6 per team. Please BYO drinks/glasses/nibbles. There will also be a raffle during the break. To register your team (and team name) and pay, please pop into Woodbridge Library or call 01394 330855

Music at Lunchtime – Tuesday November 21st 12:45pm-1:30pm

Join us for a free lunchtime recital with Zoe Anderton treating us to a wonderful performance on the harp.

This is a free event, although donations to The Friends of Woodbridge Library (FOWL) would be much appreciated.

Top Time Games Club – Thursday 23rd November 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Improve your vocabulary and exercise your mind muscles with Scrabble or practice strategy and balance with Dominoes.


Every Wednesday 10.30-10.50amBaby Bounce: Soothing songs and gentle nursery rhymes for babies and their grown-ups

Every Wednesday 11.15-11.45amTot 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.


Book Sale

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