Kesgrave Library - Feb

 

Current Guidelines

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Covid-19 Self-Test (Rapid Antigen Tests)

Did you know that your local library is a collection point for these tests?

Please just pop along and ask staff for however many boxes you or your family require.

Sunday Crafts

Sunday crafts are on between 10.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon. In Febuary we are making -

  • Sunday 6th – To celebrate Chinese New Year, which was on the 1st of February, we are making Chinese Dragon puppets

  • Sunday 13th – Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and we are making peacocks with heart-shaped tails.

  • Sunday 20th – It’s the Winter Olympics this month. Pop along to make your own Olympic torch.

  • Sunday 27th – Today is Pokemon Day. Design your own Pokemon to take home.

Activities are free. Parents must stay with under eights.

Word Play Sessions

These free sessions are now back in the library every week on a Thursday morning.

  • Tot Rock – 9.45 – 10.15 a.m.
  • Baby Bounce – 10.30 – 11.00 a.m.

No need to book. Please just pop along. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Story Time

Fun stories, rhymes and songs every Friday 9.45–10.15 a.m. in the library. No need to book – just pop along.

Lego Club

every Tuesday 3.30 – 4.30 p.m. Free play with each child been given a basket of Lego bricks to create designs of their choice. We hope to see you soon.

Book Club

Thursday 24th February 7.00 p.m. If you would like to join, please either pop along or give the staff a ring. The group is currently reading Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee. The library supplies the titles being read.

Home Library Service

If you would like to access the library but are unable to visit us, Kesgrave runs two home library routes where volunteers come out with a selection of books to your homes. We follow all the Covid guidelines to ensure both your and the volunteers safety.

To access this service please ring the library or log on the Suffolk Libraries website and complete the online form.

100 Club

Our Community Group has a 100 Club, to help with fund-raising specifically for Kesgrave Library and we have nearly 70 people who have signed up. For just £1.00 per month, you could enter and have a chance of winning a cash prize plus knowing you are supporting your local library. Please speak to staff for details of how to enter.

Saturday 12th Marchthis is Suffolk Libraries Day.

We are currently beginning to sort out a range of activities to celebrate, including (Covid dependent) the author Kate Thompson visiting to talk about her new novel The Little Wartime Library; based on a real-life war-time library that was situated in the underground at Bethnal Green.

This event is due to be held at Felixstowe Library, due to Kesgrave’s lack of space. Watch out for more information on this.

Cancer Support Group

We are hoping to restart this one Monday morning a month in the library during March. Please keep an eye out for posters advertising this.

Our volunteer who helps run these sessions, is available to offer assistance on any aspect that may be worrying you, whether you are currently suffering from cancer or a carer in need of advice.

Opening Hours

  •  Monday - 9.00 – 12.00 noon
  •  Tuesday - 9.00 – 12.00 noon / 2.30 – 5.00 p.m.
  •  Wednesday - 2.30 – 6.00 p.m.
  •  Thursday - 2.30 – 8.00 p.m.
  •  Friday - 9.00 – 12.00 noon / 2.30 – 6.00 p.m.
  •  Saturday - 10.00 – 5.00 p.m.
  •  Sunday - 10.00 – 3.00 p.m.

 

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