The latest news from the Ipswich Institute

Online Store is Live!

The Institute has a temporary online store so members can pay their subscriptions remotely or book an online course.

You can find the store here:

You can pay for renewals and new memberships

posted Wed, 08 Jul 20

Free Press Reader Membership For All Institute Members

The Independent Libraries Association have banded together to offer all their members free access to Press Reader until the 7th of October 2020.

Press Reader is an app that gives access to over 7000 publications from 120 countries in 60+ languages and is completely free to Ipswich Institute members.

An email has been sent to everyone on our email subscription list (please check your junk folder!) but if you are not on the list or do not receive your email please get in touch with your membership number and we can send you the link.

posted Tue, 30 Jun 20

Online Course and Activities

We have been in touch with our tutors and complied a list of online courses and activities that they are offering whilst the Institute is closed.

If you would like a copy of the list and are not subscribed to receive our emails please get in touch via so a copy can be sent out to you.

posted Tue, 09 Jun 20


Our events programme is currently suspended.

Members Annual Meeting

The Annual Member’s Meeting will take place via Zoom on the 23rd April 2021 at 11am.

The Trustees have agreed to post the audited Trustees Annual Report and Accounts for 2020 here:

2020 TAR & Accounts


All courses are currently suspended.

For information, Spring 2020 programme details can still be found below

Courses for All

Our Evening Learning Programme of courses is open to the public, with discounted fees available to Institute members.

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Our latest course leaflet is now available to download.

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Members' Courses

Over fifty daytime courses are available to those who pay an annual Institute membership subscription.

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The Members' Programme, including courses and all other activities available to members, may be downloaded here.

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