The Tricky Period and Toiletries to Go

Tricky Period

Norfolk Libraries have free bags of sanitary products available to grab and go. If you're struggling to afford these necessities, please help yourself to a bag. There is no need to ask.

  • Tricky Period To Go - 2 packs of sanitary pads (1 normal, 1 super or night)

These are available in all Norfolk libraries and mobile libraries.

Norfolk Libraries are also providing sustainable period products. These free Grab and Go bags contain:

  • Menstrual cups in either:
    • Size A - for people over 30 or given birth vaginally whatever their age
    • Size B - for people under 30 and who have not given birth vaginally
  • Washable sanitary pads - pack of 6, containing 3 x regular and 3 x super

These are available from all Norfolk libraries.

Toiletries To Go

Grab and Go bags of toiletries which contain deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, shower gel, shampoo, hand gel and soap. These are available from all Norfolk libraries.

If you are struggling to support your immediate needs, please visit the Norfolk Assistance Scheme webpage.


All libraries accept donations of regular and super/night sanitary pads, menstrual cups and washable pads.

Schools and other organisations

Find out about the governments provision of sanitary products for schools and colleges.

For more information about Tricky Period and Toiletries To Go, email

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