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Events at your libraries

This listing includes events and activities happening at libraries across Norfolk over the next few days. For events happening near you, check your local library.

Library events

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
20 October 2019
14:45 - 15:30

Join us for stories and crafts in the Early Years Library, every Sunday between 2.30-3.45pm (unless otherwise advertised). Sessions are FREE and are suitable for children and families; children under 8 must be supervised.

Dersingham Library
20 October 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Join our friendly group to make your own collage, all you need to bring is scissors, paper, pritt stick and magazines to cut up. This group meets in open access time so you would need to have open access on your library account, please see staff for more details or call 01485 540181.

Cromer Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 17:00

Half Term Halloween Fun at your Local Library free taster sessions for 11 years and up.

Hellesdon Library
21 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Our Monday morning Knit and Natter group enjoy a lot of chat, some knitting and a nice cup of tea. This group is currently full but you can go on the waiting list or ask us for details of our other craft sessions

Dereham Library
21 October 2019
15:30 - 17:00

Try your hand at making different types of spooky slime! Suitable for ages 5+. £5 per child. Booking essential. Call on 01362 693184 for more information and booking. Under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.

Dereham Library
21 October 2019
17:45 - 18:45

A friendly weekly conversation session for those learning English as a second language. Come along and practise your spoken English with one of our volunteers. No need to book, just drop in.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
21 October 2019
10:00 - 16:00

Free Drop in puppet making workshop led by Norwich Puppet Theatre Suitable for ages 3+ (children must be accompanied by an adult)

Brundall Library
21 October 2019
9:15 - 9:45

These free sessions are run by Snowy's Nursery and all are welcome. Sessions usually last 30 minutes and afterwards everyone can stay, chat, use the library and speak to Snowy's staff.

Dereham Library
21 October 2019
12:00 - 14:00

Support group for breastfeeding mums led by Luisa Lyons IBCLC Lactation Consultant and Claire Pallett ABM mother supporter. Refreshments available.

Acle Library
21 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

A new Family Learning session coming soon to Acle Library! We would love for you and your child to come and join us at this free craft session. Have a go at various art and craft activities and learn new things that you can try at home. Bookings must be made via Adult Learning, not the library. To book your place, please contact: email: CLDO@norfolk.gov.uk or telephone: 07540 717 150.

Attleborough Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 17:00

If you have any queries relating to Breckland Council, such as housing, council tax or benefits, someone is available in the library to help. No appointment needed.

Attleborough Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 14:30

Come and join a relaxed and fun weekly session with rhymes, songs and toys aimed at babies and younger toddlers. Meet friends and make new ones.

Attleborough Library
21 October 2019
13:00 - 17:00

A fortnightly clinic run by colleagues from NHS Smokefree Norfolk. If you're thinking of quitting smoking or need help and support while you quit, phone 0800 0854113 to speak to someone and to book an appointment.

Long Stratton Library
21 October 2019
11:00 - 13:00


Reepham Library
21 October 2019
14:30 - 16:00

Find out more about your family history with our volunteer Rita. Free advice & use of Find My Past with our library subscription. Every Monday 2.30-4pm. All welcome.

Aylsham Library
21 October 2019
11:00 - 12:00

Please join us every Monday after Bounce & Rhyme 11am -12 noon. Stay & play is for parents & carers of young children, and their friends. Refreshments available. Free.

Hethersett Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Join our friendly bunch of Knit and Natter-ers for a knit, a natter, or both! Mondays, excluding the first Monday of the month and Bank Holidays

Costessey Library
21 October 2019
15:15 - 16:30

Join our lively Lego Club every Monday after School from 15:15! This is a free event but donations are welcome and will go towards improving club resources. Suitable for children age 5+

Gorleston Library
21 October 2019
13:00 - 14:00

Bring your little ones and join us for a variety of interactive songs, stories and rhymes, then stay and play or have a chat and a catch up! Suitable for children aged 4 and under. Light refreshments provided.

Gorleston Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 16:30

Rummikub, Scrabble, Card Games and many more, or bring your own and join our friendly Board Games Group. Free to join.

Thetford Library
21 October 2019
11:00 - 11:45

You've already made it to Baby Bounce, so why not stay around for a while afterwards and relax with some refreshments? Let the kids read, play or draw while you take a breather and have a friendly chat with the other parents! Every Monday at Thetford Library after Baby Bounce and Rhyme

North Walsham Library
21 October 2019
11:00 - 13:00

Join us weekly for some board game fun! on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month there will be scrabble available and on the 2nd & 4th Monday there will be chess available make new friends and enjoy a game or two!!. Refreshments available and donations welcome. If you would like to play any other board games, please let us know which you recommend and we will do our best to get a copy.


21 October 2019
15:30 - 16:15

Taverham Library
21 October 2019
10:30 - 12:30

All levels welcome

Taverham Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 15:30

If you enjoy writing short stories, poems etc come along to the library and join a group of like-minded people.

Aylsham Library
21 October 2019
10:30 - 11:00

Come along & sing some songs in a relaxed, friendly environment No need to book just turn up on the day suitable for under 5's - (Term Time only) In partnership with Action for Children.

Aylsham Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Do you need some help with your computer or tablet? Our friendly volunteer Bob is here every Monday 2-4pm to help you get to grips with emails, attachments, downloading e books, online shopping - whatever you may need. Please call Aylsham Library to book a half or one hour appointment. 01263 732320

North Walsham Library
21 October 2019
11:00 - 14:00

book in to have a 1-2-1 with our volunteer. He can help with searching for and applying for jobs and help in building up your CV

King's Lynn Library
21 October 2019
10:30 - 11:00

Free weekly bounce and rhyme session Every Monday 10:30-11am

Dersingham Library
21 October 2019
13:30 - 15:00

Come along and make new friends at this weekly club. Refreshments available

Dersingham Library
21 October 2019
17:45 - 18:45

Monthly book club which meets on the 3rd Monday of the month. Details of the books being read are available in the library or by calling 01485 540181

Acle Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 15:00


Fakenham Library
21 October 2019
13:00 - 15:00

Come along and enjoy a game or two!

Fakenham Library
21 October 2019
10:30 - 12:00

Audio Book Club with the NNAB

King's Lynn Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 15:00

Fancy making some new friends, or just to have a good old chat? Then come along to this FREE drop in session. Have a good old fashion chatter with a cup of tea and biscuit

Dereham Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in for a friendly chat and a cuppa over a board game or relaxing colouring activity. All welcome. Every Monday 2-4pm.

Downham Market Library
21 October 2019
9:30 - 13:00

help with CV writing, job applications, interview techniques and more with Dani from Access Community Trust

Gaywood Library
21 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Come and join our Scrabble group at Gaywood Library every Monday. Refreshments provided, donations are welcome

Hunstanton Library
21 October 2019
10:30 - 12:00

Come along and crochet or share tips and ideas with the Friends of the Library. Refreshments provided, donations are welcome

Gaywood Library
21 October 2019
16:00 - 18:00

Come along and play board games with us: Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, Cranium, Gator Goal, Chess, Scrabble, cards or bring your own! More games to follow. No need to book, just drop in. Every Monday and Friday 4pm - 6pm

Dereham Library
21 October 2019
17:30 - 18:45

Could you be part of a group which would develop ideas for events held at Dereham Library; plan and hold fundraising activities such as library sales, community events or raffles; act as a link between the library and the local community; promote the library and its services? Find out more about getting involved at one of the Library Friends meetings which are held every third Monday of the month, 5.30-6.45pm. For more information speak to a member of staff or call on 01362 693184

Thetford Library
21 October 2019
10:30 - 11:00

Sharing songs and rhymes is a fun way for babies and toddlers to develop their communication skills and learn about language and numbers from an early age. The sessions are completely free and you don't need to book. They last for about 30-45 minutes and are led by friendly library staff or volunteers, who love what they do. The sessions are very relaxed. We want all parents, carers and children to feel welcome, happy and comfortable in our libraries so there's no need to worry about tantrums or the need to feed or take a child to the toilet.

Great Yarmouth Library
21 October 2019
13:00 - 16:00


Great Yarmouth Library
21 October 2019
10:30 - 11:00

Rhymes and fun for pre-schoolers and their grown ups.

Watton Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Join a group to share ideas and knowledge and enjoy a cuppa

Dereham Library
21 October 2019
10:30 - 12:00

Enjoy a cuppa and a chat with other parents and carers after Bounce and Rhymetime, and with a selection of toys available for toddlers and babies. Refreshments available, but please bring your own lidded coffee cups.

Attleborough Library
21 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Weekly craft group. Bring along your knitting, tapestry, quilting or embroidery. Pass on hints and tips or just enjoy some friendly company. Everyone welcome, including beginners who want to know more.

Attleborough Library
21 October 2019
15:45 - 16:45

Do you have a favourite computer game? Would you like to learn how to make your own computer games? At Code Club, you can learn how to make cool games, animations, and websites too. Learn to code using Scratch and micro:bits in the library. For primary school children aged between 8-12 years. Every Monday during term time. Booking essential as spaces are limited.

Sheringham Library
21 October 2019
10:00 - 11:00

Free practical advice available on a 1-1 basis with a Library Volunteer Contact the library to book a session on your laptop, iPad or tablet.

Cromer Library
21 October 2019
10:30 - 12:30

Come along and meet new people. Spend a relaxing morning being creative Bring along your own project or use the materials provided. No experience necessary

Fakenham Library
21 October 2019
14:15 - 15:00

£2.50 Booking essential. To book contact Sue on sue@cardioandcore.co.uk

Dereham Library
21 October 2019
9:45 - 10:15

Bounce and Rhyme at your library! Fun with songs and rhymes for pre-school children and babies and their parents/carers. Held every Monday 9.45-10.15am excluding bank holidays. No need to book and all welcome! Stay and chat afterwards over a cuppa for grown ups and a selection of toys and games for the little ones. Please bring your own lidded cup for your hot drink.

Loddon Library
21 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

A weekly coffee morning where everybody is welcome.

Loddon Library
21 October 2019
11:00 - 12:00

Weekly sessions for pre-school children 0-5. A chance for children to play together and for adults to meet and chat to new people. Everybody welcome. Free event.

Loddon Library
21 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Our computer buddy will be available every week to help with any IT queries.

Caister Library
21 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

An informal crafting group, tea and coffee available. Just drop in and see us

Caister Library
21 October 2019
14:00 - 16:30

Fancy a game of Scrabble, Canasta or Cribbage at Caister Library? Then come along to this regular group every Monday afternoon. Just drop in!

Attleborough Library
21 October 2019
14:30 - 15:00

Enjoy a cuppa and a chat with other parents and carers after Bounce and Rhymetime, and with a selection of toys available for toddlers and babies. Refreshments available

Great Yarmouth Library
22 October 2019
19:00 - 20:00


Great Yarmouth Library
22 October 2019
18:00 - 17:00


Swaffham Library
22 October 2019
14:00 - 15:00

Join us for one-to-one reading with our Pets as Therapy registered Reading Dog. Best for children aged 5+ and an ideal opportunity to help nurture your child's enthusiasm and confidence in reading. Booking essential. Call 01760 721513 for more information and booking.

Poringland Library
22 October 2019
14:00 - 16:00

All levels of expertise welcome. Glad to help if you are new to crochet.

Holt Library
22 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Free help with family history natters on Tuesday mornings. Please check with library first in case of any changes.

Swaffham Library
22 October 2019
10:00 - 10:30

Songs, rhymes and books for parents/carers with babies and pre-school children. A free activity and no booking necessary. All welcome! Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information.

Wells Library
22 October 2019
11:00 - 11:45

Tuesdays 11am - 11.45am. £2.50 per session. Booking essential. To book call 07774245810 or email sue@cardioandcore.co.uk

Mundesley Library
22 October 2019
16:00 - 17:00

A drop every Tuesday for those who knit (or those who are interested in learning how to). If you are a knitter and want to come along to join in & enjoy this very enjoyable hour. tea & Coffee available

Great Yarmouth Library
22 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00


Great Yarmouth Library
22 October 2019
19:00 - 20:00


Thetford Library
22 October 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Anyone can do this! No drawing experience or skills are needed. If you can draw a line, a curve,and a dot then you can create Zentangle abstract drawings! A 'mindful' way to create your own art. Come and create at this free group every Tuesday.

Hunstanton Library
22 October 2019
10:30 - 11:30

Drop in and have fun with a selection of games, toys, and colouring available for children and their parents or carers to enjoy together. Stay and Play is a self-serve activity held every Tuesday morning 10.30am Tea and coffee available

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
22 October 2019
14:00 - 14:30

Every Tuesday 2-2.30pm for children aged 0-15 months. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

Gaywood Library
22 October 2019
16:00 - 18:00

Love reading, need to practice or catch up on reading homework? Bring in your book and read to us on a one to one basis. No need to book, for school age. Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 4pm - 6pm

Swaffham Library
22 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our IT Support volunteer to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! IT Support sessions are available at Swaffham Library every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information and to make an appointment.

Great Yarmouth Library
22 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

A garden group to keep the library garden looking blooming.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
22 October 2019
14:15 - 15:15

Our Friendly IT support volunteers can support you to access services online, fill in forms and find information. To book a session please speak to a member of staff or phone 01603 774730

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
22 October 2019
14:15 - 16:15

Board Games Afternoon Relax, make new friends and enjoy a game such as Scrabble, Chess, Draughts, Monopoly, cards and other favourites at our free drop-in Board Games afternoons. Held on the first floor of the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library, The Forum from 2.15 - 4.15 on every Tuesday. Everyone is welcome For more information, please ask in the library, or telephone 01603 774730

Stalham Library
22 October 2019
15:00 - 16:00

If you would like to share your love of speaking French in an informal and friendly setting, feel free to come along to our conversation group. 3pm on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month. No charge and everybody is welcome!

Stalham Library
22 October 2019
12:00 - 15:00

get information, advice and guidance on applying for a job, how to build a cv and filling out claims forms from our volunteer

Sheringham Library
22 October 2019
10:15 - 10:45

Come and join us for songs, rhymes and lots of fun. For under 5s and parents/carers. Weekly during term time.

Holt Library
22 October 2019
13:30 - 14:30

Come meet and read to reading dog Daisy! Booking essential - contact the library on 01263 712202 to book your slot. Ages 3+

Taverham Library
22 October 2019
13:30 - 15:00

For pre-school children. Children can discover new toys while you enjoy a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers. Just pop in. Refreshments available.

Sheringham Library
22 October 2019
10:45 - 12:00

A new group at Sheringham Library run by NCT Norfolk & Norwich A social group for parents and parents to be open to anyone to come along and make new friends. the group meets in the Children's area after Bounce & Rhythm hot drinks and cake for a suggested donation of £1


22 October 2019
15:30 - 16:15

King's Lynn Library
22 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

If you haven't picked up those needles for a while or want to learn, come along and join us for a knit and knatter.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
22 October 2019
10:30 - 12:30

A Drop in colouring session for adults. Switch off your worries and immerse yourself in colouring. We hope you will leave feeling relaxed, calm and ready to face the world. All materials are provided and no need to book

Sprowston Library
22 October 2019
10:30 - 12:00

At a loose end? Fancy a chat? Come and meet our friendly volunteer and whoever else if about. With free refreshments though donations are welcome.

Earlham Library
22 October 2019
14:00 - 14:30

Come along to Earlham library today at 2pm - 2.30pm for our Bounce and Rhyme session - fun with songs, rhymes and books for parents and carers with babies and pre-school age children. Free entry

Wroxham Library
22 October 2019
14:00 - 15:00

Bring your pre-schoolers along to play with our toys and meet other children with their parents and guardians. This is a self-facilitated session. Every Tuesday.

Wroxham Library
22 October 2019
10:30 - 12:30

Come and meet our friendly host and others for a chat over a cup of tea and a biscuit. Refreshments free though donations welcome. Dementia friendly.

Downham Market Library
22 October 2019
14:00 - 15:00

£3 per session - booking essential as places limited call 01366 383073 or pop into the library to book.

Poringland Library
22 October 2019
12:30 - 13:30

Join us every Tuesday for some 1960s and 1970s Pop and Folk music, performed on the acoustic guitar by our resident musician, Pete. If you know the song, feel free to join in!

Brundall Library
22 October 2019
15:00 - 16:00

Join us every Tuesday between 3-4pm to chat with fellow book lovers and enjoy a free tea, coffee and biscuits. All welcome.

Gorleston Library
22 October 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Enjoy sharing and discussing poetry with like-minded people within Gorleston Library

Swaffham Library
22 October 2019
10:00 - 17:00

Breckland Customer Services: Every Tuesday 10am-5pm. Free.

Martham Library
22 October 2019
10:30 - 12:00

Come along for a free cuppa and a chat. Every Tuesday.

Acle Library
22 October 2019
16:00 - 17:00


Stalham Library
22 October 2019
11:00 - 11:30

Songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers, parents and carers. Every Thursday 11 - 11.30 am

Tuckswood Library
22 October 2019
11:00 - 11:45


Wymondham Library
22 October 2019
10:00 - 11:00

Baby Bounce & Rhyme is a fun session involving songs,rhymes and stories for babies, pre school children and their parents/carers. And is great for your babies development! Why not stay and have a cuppa and a chat afterwards!

Cromer Library
22 October 2019
10:45 - 13:30

Sessions from 10:45 - 1:30 in 45 minute sessions, with follow up session as required. Sessions are on a 1 to 1 basis. You may bring your own device and connect to Wi-fi using your Library card To book on any of the courses listed below please contact Cromer Library 01263 512850 or cromer.lib@norfolk.gov.uk Absolute Beginners:Using a mouse,Using the Internet, Using Touchscreen, Using a keyboard, Smart Internet Basic Online Skills:Using the Internet Using Email, Keeping your device safe Using search engines Using public services, Job hunting online, Online shopping Using Facebook, Socialising online, Online and Mobile Banking, Using online forms, Being safe online, Creating documents, Keeping your personal information safe Progression Modules: Universal Credit - How to guide, GP Services online The NHS Website - How to Guide, Jobs & Interviews

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