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A beautiful place with a good range of books

The building has some beautiful architecture, and this makes for an interesting and exciting place... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Suffolk, United Kingdom
good place for information

I like to look in here as it has great information for group help things and local charity events... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Tristen S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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29 Dec 2018
“Excellent services provided.”
10 Jul 2018
“Excellent helpful staff and wonderful books!”
Ipswich Library is the second oldest municipal public library in the country. It containsan important Benjamin Britten collection and a large collection of the publications ofSuffolk poet Edward Fitzgerald – best known as the poet translator of The...more
County Library Northgate Street, Ipswich IP1 3DE, England
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

Good range of books and activities and study spaces upstairs. Good facilities for all family members.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank nhodrali
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I have used this library since my teens, that’s 40 years, and the changes since then have been immense. The staff are knowledgeable and very helpful, and although the inside has changed somewhat, the essence of the library is still there. You can reserve a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sue C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We thought we were entering a pub rather than a library, there were beer cans inside the front entrance. We walked through to the main reception and the carpet was filthy, it looked like it had not been cleaned for the last years it was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank upthewallpaul
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Lovely open library with very helpful staff. Good facilities on offer. Great for all age groups. A must for the community.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank berniethebravest
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The building has some beautiful architecture, and this makes for an interesting and exciting place to read. They have computers that you can use, and an easy machine that you can use to scan your books in and out. The staff seem friendly. The only...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank L A
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Our 2 year old Granddaughter loves going to the library with her granddad on a Wednesday to attend Tot Rock. She enjoys taking part with the staff and other toddlers. She also knows her way around the book shelves to choose her books for the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MagsB57
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I like to look in here as it has great information for group help things and local charity events and possibly trying out new things to learn and to get to know and making new friends. Libraries are not just places filled with dusty old...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Tristen S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This Library holds excellent Table Top Sales on a Wednesday and a Saturday. They also sell lovely greeting cards.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My kids absolutely love this library. Lovely spacious kids corner with easy access books for toddlers.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ClaireAndreson23
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Went in here while hunting pigs, on the pigs gone wild trail in ipswich, Fantastic old building, amazing looking library.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Steve L
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