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Friends of Debenham Library

Debenham Library is now open,
but with a limited number of services.
Reservations and collections are permitted, but no browsing.

The Mobile Library is suspended,

until the next scheduled visit on 22nd Janusry

Details and Limitations:

During November Suffolk Libraries will remain open for collection only until 2nd December.
Our Government have been persuaded that libraries are an essential service!

Mobile libraries are suspended.
See for the latest details .

  • Browsing will not be permitted unfortunately, but reservations and collections will continue and/or you can use the Select and Collect process to request a selection of books—email or phone the library. Opening hours will be as usual.
  • Computer booking for Universal Credit and other benefit usage only: contact the library
  • It is compulsory to wear a face covering when visiting the Library. Please complete the test and trace form on entry (or you can scan the QR code using the NHS app). Hand sanitiser is provided for your use, and please respect social distancing.
  • Mobile library and home library services are suspended during the November lockdown.

For free audiobooks, ebooks, films and other services, use your library card at

Use your library card at for more details.

Debenham Library Opening Hours
School corner, Debenham IP14 6PL (next to the Primary School).
Opening hours:
Tuesday: 0930 am – 1300 pm
Wednesday : 1500 pm – 1930 pm
Saturday: 0900 am – 1300 pm
Sunday: 1200 noon – 1600 pm

Tel: 01728 861940
Facebook: @DebenhamLibraryFriends
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This decorative plate was found in Dove Cottage.

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It was donated to the library by Chris Bishop, and is now on display in the library. On the back it appears to be made by C. F. Butler in 1975 for Mr & Mrs J. B. Brooking, 5 Moores Close – Debenham Festival of Villages. Were you here for that festival in 1975?

Did you know....?
With a library card you can use PressReader to read/download dozens of newspapers and magazines on a computer or phone/tablet, including home use.

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