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Ipswich County Library

County Library Northgate Street, Ipswich IP1 3DE, England
+44 1473 583705
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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
Granddaughter's Favourite Place

Our 2 year old Granddaughter loves going to the library with her granddad on a Wednesday to attend... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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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 Rubaiyatof Omar Khayyam. The library also has a significant racing collection
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  • Very good54%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
26 Mar 2017
“A beautiful place with a good range of books”
17 Jan 2017
“good place for information”
County Library Northgate Street, Ipswich IP1 3DE, England
+44 1473 583705
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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

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

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

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.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 2 September 2016

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

Thank ClaireAndreson23
Reviewed 26 July 2016

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

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 24 January 2016

It is a relief to be able to come to this marvellous old library and use it as a library (instead of as a meeting area, council office, tourist information office, cafe, etc. as is becoming a norm in some of the outer reaches of...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Hello, today I have been in County library to scan my documents. Firstly, women who served me, scanned everything and told me that it might take some time to get these documents. So after it was scanned, I waited for 20 minutes, but didn't received...More

1  Thank Alex77q
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Helpful staff. This place has all you could ever need to learn. Computers and your shown how to use them. DVDs to hire. Story books on cd's. Place for children to start there learning.

Thank E_Clar2013
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Beautiful old building just off the heart of Ipswich . The reference section upstairs is very quiet and contains books that would be difficult to afford and has a good supply of specialist subject matter . The staff are very helpful and the range of...More

Thank david p
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