Kesgrave Library - Reopens Tue 16 Feb for 'Select and Collect' Service by Appointment

Exciting news - Kesgrave Library reopens on Tuesday 16th February, offering our Select and Collect service by appointment.

Select & Collect – This service is open to any age group and has proved very popular. Staff select a variety of books for customers, based on the information you give us about the types of books and authors that you like to read. Staff can also reserve in any items for you if they are not available at Kesgrave.

The Select & Collect service can be accessed in the following ways: a form is available on the Suffolk Libraries website, which once completed is submitted to Kesgrave Library. Staff will then ring customers to book in an appointment to collect their requested items. For customers who would like to contact the library directly, please ring us on 01473 626103 during our opening hours or email

Reservation System - Customers are now able to place reservations again on the Suffolk Libraries website. This is a free service and enables you to order up to 25 items at any time. To place a reservation, you will need your long library card number and your pin number. You will also be asked which library you would like your items delivered to. Once they arrive, you will be notified. Please ring or email to book an appointment for collection.

Our opening hours are:


Tuesday 10.00 - 1.00 p.m./2.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Wednesday 2.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Thursday 2.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Friday 10.00 - 1.00 p.m./2.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Saturday 10.00 - 1.00 p.m.


Facebook - Staff will also continue to post information and activities on the Kesgrave Library Facebook page. Please ‘Like’ and ‘Follow’ our page for up-to-date information.

Face Masks – When arriving to collect your items, staff will place them on a table in the foyer and open the main doors. Please can we remind customers that it is a mandatory requirement that they wear a face mask which covers their nose and mouth when collecting their requests. Thank you for your understanding.

We look forward to seeing you all very soon. Thank you for all your support.

Maggie Lusher

Kesgrave Library Manager

Tel: 01473 626103



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