Libraries

Find out who manages libraries in Suffolk, what library services are available online and where you can go to learn more.

Suffolk’s Libraries IPS Ltd manage all libraries in Suffolk, including mobile and prison libraries. Suffolk County Council remains the statutory library authority. It funds and monitors the performance of the public library service.

Many services are available online at the Suffolk Libraries website, for example you can:

  • Create a library account
  • Search and reserve books and other items for collection at a library of your choice
  • Access e-resources for research, study and leisure
  • Book a computer
  • Download eBooks, eAudio, online magazines and free music you can keep

To access these services, and find more information about libraries in Suffolk, visit the Suffolk Libraries website. 

Visit the Suffolk Libraries website

Further information

Suffolk’s Libraries Industrial and Provident Society Limited (Suffolk Libraries) is an independent company registered as a charity and took over Suffolk's libraries in 2012. 

Suffolk County Council remains the statutory library authority, and monitors the performance of the library service.

The Suffolk Libraries website is www.suffolklibraries.co.uk. 

To find out more about Suffolk Libraries IPS Ltd, visit their about page. You can also read the contract and other documents on their documents page.