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Become a Member: Suffolk Poetry Society

Suffolk Poetry Society

We are pleased to work with Suffolk Poetry Society and house their collection of poetry books. The books are on long term loan through an arrangement with the Society and greatly enhance our collection. University of Suffolk staff and students can borrow books in the usual way, while Suffolk Poetry Society members can borrow them through associate membership. 

A list of the items in the collection can be found in the document below. You can then check Discovery to see availability. 

How to apply for Suffolk Poetry Society membership

To apply for Suffolk Poetry Society associate membership, please complete the application form below. Please note that the form requires the following:

  • Letter confirming membership of Suffolk Poetry Society. This can be obtained by contacting the society Secretary.
  • An electronic passport style photograph.

Suffolk Poetry Society Membership Form (Online Form) 

If your application is approved, we will generate your library account and issue your access card. Please note that the waiting period may vary depending on the time of year, with an average processing time of 10 to 14 days.

Access cards can be collected from the reception desk in the Waterfront Building. Please make sure to bring valid photo identification when collecting your card. If you require collection outside of regular working hours, kindly inform us in advance so that we can arrange for your card to be securely held by our security team.

Please note: the associate membership card will enable borrowing of SPS books free of charge, if you would like to borrow books outside this collection you will need to pay a fee.  Details can be found in the Member of the public tab.