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What’s on & What’s Not

8 August 2021

To sum up ...

... a quick guide to what’s running and what’s not

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•  Browse for your books

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Thurston’s Big Weekend

7 August 2021

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Saturday, 25th and Sunday, 26th September

We are gaining more and more support for this Big Weekend, so make sure you have saved the dates!

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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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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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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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Library Opening Times

17 November 2020

These are our current opening times.

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Improving Well Being with Suffolk Libraries

9 October 2020

We’re the only library service in the UK with a dedicated wellbeing service, providing drop-ins, reading lists and links to other resources to help you with your wellbeing. is at the heart of everything we do at Suffolk Libraries. Recent research has shown our activities can have a huge impact, including saving the NHS over £280,000 a year. This short film shows just some of the work we do. Thank you to Ipswich County Library, Gainsborough library and our wonderful customers for taking part.

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Thurston Loop Cycle Route

1 March 2018

Thurston Loop Cycle Route

You will have seen the red signs on the New Green lamp posts.
As the spring weather arrives why not dust off your bike and get out to enjoy a lovely cycle ride of 40 minutes to Tostock and back on quiet lanes?
See the map on the Village Newsletter for the whole route.
And if you need help with your bike, the Bike Maintenance Saturdays are back in 2018, on the first

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