Lego club fun in Framlingham

Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN

Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN - Credit: Archant

Suffolk libraries have been promoting the benefits of the humble Lego brick as a fun activity which parents and children can enjoy together.

Enya Parker with volunteer, Amelia Skeggs at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture:NIGE

Enya Parker with volunteer, Amelia Skeggs at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture:NIGE BROWN - Credit: Archant

Lego clubs have started at a dozen libraries in the county, where they are reported to have proved popular with both children and adults.

Chris Judd at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN

Chris Judd at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN - Credit: Archant

At Framlingham Library, where the club has been running since September, people have donated their old Lego and raised more than £100 to build their collection.

Bella Whatmough at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN

Bella Whatmough at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN - Credit: Archant

Manager Lesley Clouting said: “Our new club has been a great success from day one, and the children really enjoy themselves – and it’s great to have so many parents staying to join in too.”

Anna Judd holds up her creations at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN

Anna Judd holds up her creations at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN - Credit: Archant

Suffolk Libraries says Lego encourages creativity and problem-solving skills, and has helped involve more boys in library activities.

Edward Williams at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN

Edward Williams at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN - Credit: Archant


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Clubs are held at libraries including: Capel St Mary; Beccles; Bungay, Broomhill; Stowmarket; Southwold; Halesworth; Gainsborough; Hadleigh; Kesgrave; Oulton Broad and Lavenham.

Reuben with his Lego at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN

Reuben with his Lego at Framlingham Library Lego Club on Saturday. Picture: NIGE BROWN - Credit: Archant

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