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Summer Reading Challenge 2021

6 June 2021

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More important than ever, it gets children reading over the long summer, while having fun.

This year’s theme is Wild World Heroes – a group of friends making their town even better for the people and animals that live there.

Wild World Heroes will feature amazing books, awesome rewards and plenty of ideas for taking care of our environment. Perfect for when Suffolk starts to open up again!

The challenge is open to all children – once you sign up, read six books over the summer holidays and collect a prize for each one from the library. If you complete the challenge, you’ll collect a certificate


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Exciting News

30 April 2021

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Anyone with a Suffolk Libraries account can now record themselves reading a story to share with their loved ones.
For example, children can read stories to grandparents or the other way round!
Click the link for more details.

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Good News

22 April 2021

Good news!

The library is open for browsing, collection of Select and Collect, and reservations.

Browsing in the library is restricted to 3 people in the library at a time and following a one-way system. We ask you politely to limit your visit to 10-15 minutes. 

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Thursday Bakes

2 April 2021

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Yum yum!
Every Thursday with Ellie you will find a scrumptious recipe to try. Like cake? Like Thurston’s Thursday Bake!

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Saturday Story Time

2 April 2021

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Yes, every Saturday is story time with Ellie on our Instagram and Facebook pages.
Join Hairy McLary from Donaldson’s Dairy by Lynley Dodd published by Puffin ... and other favourites.

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Can you Help

2 April 2021

 ‘Select and collect’

You can tell Suffolk Libraries what you are interested in and librarians will try to a bundle of titles for you to collect from Thurston Library. You can request a selection of titles based on a genre or author.

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Baby Bounce

2 April 2021

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Let your babies bounce along to much loved nursery rhymes with our weekly Baby Bounce snippet with Ellie.

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Thank You from Thurston Library

2 April 2021

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Thank you to everyone who supported Thurston Library’s activities for Suffolk Libraries Day 2021 on Saturday 20 March.

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2 March 2021

Unknown10We now have one Facebook page for Thurston Library and The Friends of Thurston Library. To follow us please click on the link: Facebook

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Wearing Face Masks in the Library

1 March 2021

110B60FD 178E 408E BEDC 5367E8FBA560Reminder that it is now a legal requirement to wear a face mask when coming into the library unless exempt as per government guidelines.

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