Mental Health and Wellbeing Information Drop-in

Thursday 5th December 10.00am-12.00noon

Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind will be offering information, advice and guidance on Mental Health and Wellbeing issues & information on their Adult Service, Carers Service and Young Persons Service.  Come and find out what their services can offer you.

Great Yarmouth & Waveney Mind. 01493 842149


Friends of Southwold Library Coffee Morning

Saturday 7th December 10.00am – 12.00pm

Stella Peskett Millennium Hall

Hot drinks, mince pies or biscuits 

Cake Stall, Craft Stalls, Book Stall, CDs/DVDs & Raffle

All funds towards supporting Southwold Library


Legal Matters Information & Advice Session: Joint house ownership – what are "tenants in common" anyway?

Monday 9th December 10.30am

Local Solicitor Stuart Johnson, fully accredited with Solicitors for the Elderly, will advise on how joint ownership of a house can affect your will.


“Leaving Her Tears Behind” : Come and meet Local Author Martin Wanger (Pseudonym Madeline Dando)

Monday 9th December 2.00pm

He will talk about his life, his struggle as an un-published author, explain how to self-publish and give his views on creative writing. He has published two highly regarded novels.

This dramatic and captivating story is packed with love, lies, excitement and passion.  Written through the eyes of two women, it deals with Sarah’s struggle to adapt to a new life in Norfolk and keep her family together, whilst Maggie, filled with jealousy and hate will do anything she can to destroy her.


Southwold Library Reading Groups Christmas Do

Thursday 19th December 6.30pm

Are you in a reading group?  All reading group members welcome to this annual Christmas get together.  A chance to compare notes, discuss group favourites (and the ones you hated) and get recommendations for the new year.  Tea, coffee and squash provided but please bring nibbles and any other drinks to add to the evening’s offering.


Badger Craft

Sunday 22nd December 11.30am

Come and decorate your very own Christmassy badger to hang on your Christmas tree

For more details contact Southwold Library 01502 722519


Library Book Sale

Sunday 1st December 2-3.30pm.

Fill a bag for £3.00 (Bring your own bag).

Fiction, Non-fiction and Kids’ books.


Jigsaw Club: Jigsaw Puzzle Group for Adults

First, Third & Fifth Tuesdays from 2.00pm

Come and add some pieces to the latest jigsaw

Next dates: Tuesday 3rd, Tuesday 17th & Tuesday 31st December


Craft & Chat: Craft Group for Adults

Second Tuesdays from 2.00pm

Bring your knitting, sewing or any other craft.  Meet like-minded crafters.

Refreshments available.

Next date: Tuesday 10th December


Mah-jong Group Thursday 12th December 6.30pm

Can you play mah-jong?  Do you want to learn?

Come along and join the group at Southwold Library

For more details contact Southwold Library 01502 722519


Southwold Library Reading Group.

Thursday 2nd January 6.30pm

Discussing “Half of a Yellow Sun” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.


Baby Bounce and Tot Rock

Tuesday & Sunday 10.30-11.00am.

Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.


Lego Club!

Sundays 12.15-1.00pm

Open to kids (and adults) of all ages

This Winter we’re building: Humungous Houses

All donations of Lego welcome

Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club?  Just ask staff


Treasure Trails: The Fun Way to Explore

You can now buy Treasure Trails treasure hunts from Southwold Library.  Follow the trails, solve the clues and see the sights. 

Pick up either the Southwold or the Suffolk Coast trails from Southwold Library today, fun for all ages.


Trading Standards & Fire Safety Information

Second Tuesday of every month 10.30am – 1.00pm

For more details ring Southwold Library 01502 722519 


Every Sunday:

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock 10.30-11.00am.  Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.

Lego Club 12.15-1.00pm.  Open to kids (and adults) of all ages.  Come and build together!


Do you want to learn to: Use a computer laptop or tablet?  Use email? Use a specific website?  Register for Gateway to Homechoice?  Operate your phone, laptop or tablet?  Use ebooks, eaudio books, emagazines or Freegal music?  Half Hour one-to-one sessions Sunday afternoons 1-4.  All abilities welcome from never having touched a computer to just needing a few pointers.  Ask at Southwold Library to book a half hour session



Charlotte Clark

Library Manager

Suffolk’s Libraries IPS Limited

Southwold Library

North Green


Suffolk IP18 6AT

Tel:   01502 722519


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