Kesgrave Library

Information and performance
Page updated on 7th October 2017 - next scheduled review: February 15th, 2018

Kesgrave Library is one of 44 libraries in Suffolk. They run a varied programme of activities and events for all ages throughout the year and run Bookstart related activities for pre-school children.

  • Payments: cash and cheques accepted, cards accepted over £5
  • Parking: 8 free spaces available in front of the library
  • Out-of-hours book return available
  • Refreshments: £1 for a cup of coffee or tea
  • Display space: available for A4 or smaller posters
  • For sale: 1st and 2nd class stamps, greetings cards, hand-made bookmarks, fudge, withdrawn adult fiction and withdrawn children’s fiction
  • Also available: used postage stamp collection point in aid of St Elizabeth’s Hospice

IT and printing facilities

  • Free wifi
  • Book a computer
  • Photocopying: available in black and white (A4 or A3) or colour (A4)
  • Colour printing: available in A4 only
  • Scan to email
  • Printing, photocopying & scanning charges

Performance figures: Usage of Kesgrave Library, April 2015 to February 2017

The number of people who have loaned items from the library

  • 1 st April 2014 to 31st March 2015: 2220
  • 1 st April 2015 to 31st March 2016: 2438
  • 1 st April 2016 to 5th March 2017: 2453

The number of individuals who loaned items from Kesgrave Library during 2015 / 2016 was 9.82% greater than the previous year. The current year is showing a negligible increase compared to 15 / 16 though this is likely to increase by a small amount before the end of March.

Performance figures: Usage of Kesgrave Library, April 2015 to February 2017 Note: library closed for 4 days for refurbishment in April 2016 The following tables compare the usage of the library during 2016 / 2017 compared to the previous year.

MonthVisitorsIssues
MayVisitors 2015-16: 3547
Visitors 2016-17: 4010
Issues: 2015-16: 3139
Issues: 2015-16: 5470
JuneVisitors 2015-16: 3627
Visitors 2016-17: 3675
Issues: 2015-16: 3256
Issues: 2015-16: 5222
JulyVisitors 2015-16: 5231
Visitors 2016-17: 5411
Issues: 2015-16: 3718
Issues: 2015-16: 7006
AugustVisitors 2015-16: 5473
Visitors 2016-17: 5871
Issues: 2015-16: 3861
Issues: 2015-16: 7329
SeptemberVisitors 2015-16: 4575
Visitors 2016-17: 5063
Issues: 2015-16: 3720
Issues: 2015-16: 5473
OctoberVisitors 2015-16: 3797
Visitors 2016-17: 4259
Issues: 2015-16: 3948
Issues: 2015-16: 5624
NovemberVisitors 2015-16: 3517
Visitors 2016-17: 3826
Issues: 2015-16: 3401
Issues: 2015-16: 4956
DecemberVisitors 2015-16: 2835
Visitors 2016-17: 3281
Issues: 2015-16: 2989
Issues: 2015-16: 4276
JanuaryVisitors 2015-16: 3672
Visitors 2016-17: 3262
Issues: 2015-16: 4705
Issues: 2015-16: 4695
FebruaryVisitors 2015-16: 3689
Visitors 2016-17: 3445
Issues: 2015-16: 3354
Issues: 2015-16: 5347
MarchVisitors 2015-16: 3789
Issues: 2015-16: 3486
AverageAverage visitors
2015/16: 3920
2016/17: 4133
Average issues:
2015/16: 3559
2016/17: 5475
  • Average monthly visitor figure has increased by 5.43%
  • Average monthly issue figure has increased by 53.8%

 

 

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Monday: Closed Tuesday: 9am-12pm, 2:30pm-5pm Wednesday: 2:30pm-6pm Thursday: 2:30pm-6pm Friday: 9am-12pm

Up and coming meetings

december, 2017

11dec6:15 pmPlanning and Development Meeting

15dec7:00 pmEvening of ReflectionFriday 15th December

16dec9:00 am- 12:30 pmKesgrave Market