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

King's Lynn Library
22 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Join us at King's Lynn Library for fun and games. Bring a friend and play some of our new games which include Trivial Pursuit, Mexican Train, Linkee and Dobble. This event is aimed at young people aged 10+. There's no need to book, just come along.

Gaywood Library
22 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Do you like to play chess or would like to learn? Come along to our Chess Club every Saturday 10am until 12pm.

Gorleston Library
22 September 2018
12:00 - 16:00

Gorleston Wargamers are a newly established Warhammer 40k club run by Gorleston Library. Whether you're curious, an existing player, a modeler or a painter, all are welcome to come and see war in the 41st Millenium. Background, story, and introductions can be given if you're already confused.

Hunstanton Library
22 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Come and enjoy a selection of board games/cards and jigsaws. Refreshments provided

Hellesdon Library
22 September 2018
11:00 - 12:00

Every other Saturday during term time Restarting from 8th September.

Cromer Library
22 September 2018
8:00 - 19:00

A unique collection of contemporary photographs. Coast Road tells the stories of the people and places along the A149 - the 85 mile road which links Kings Lynn to Great Yarmouth

King's Lynn Library
22 September 2018
10:00 - 13:00

TAKE PART IN OUR INTERGENERATIONAL HERITAGE PROJECT TO EXPLORE THE LEGACY OF THE SUFFRAGETTES IN NORFOLK. We are asking members of the local community to think about the legacy of the suffragettes and the impact it has had on their lives. Adult participants will be interviewed by local young people about their personal experiences, and asked to bring with them an object or memory which represents these. All adults are welcome, but we are particularly interested in working with those over the age of 50. Ask a member of library staff for more details,or email kate.cooper@norfolk.gov.uk

Hunstanton Library
22 September 2018
13:30 - 15:00

Yoga, is the journey, of the self, through the self, to the self Saturday September 22nd, 29th, October 6th, 20th and 27th 1.30pm £5 a session/£20 for all four to be paid in advance when booking Learn how to move your body with awareness Improve your posture alignment, and energy flow Wear sensible, comfortable and appropriate clothing e.g. jogging pants & t-shirt and bring a non-slip mat and a blanket for relaxation. Yoga is practiced barefooted for safety. Yoga is practiced either 2 hrs after a light meal or 4 hrs after a heavy dinner. It is advised to be well hydrated before class and avoid drink during class (there are exceptions such as diabetic or pregnant)

Great Yarmouth Library
22 September 2018
11:00 - 13:00

Free craft time for families and children of all ages

Stalham Library
22 September 2018
14:00 - 15:00

Why not join us for a relaxing cuppa and a chat

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
22 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Book a one to one IT support session for an hour (10 - 11 or 11 - 12) with one of our friendly IT Volunteers. They can help you to search online for information, access services online and fill in forms Please speak to a member of staff or call 01603 774730 to book on for a session

Loddon Library
23 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00


Aylsham Library
24 September 2018
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)

Great Yarmouth Library
24 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Come along for a friendly morning of chat with a cuppa.

Gorleston Library
24 September 2018
13:30 - 14:00

Bring your little ones and join us for a variety of interactive songs, stories and rhymes! Suitable for ages 4 and under.

Great Yarmouth Library
24 September 2018
10:30 - 10:30

Fun with songs, rhymes and books, for parents and carers with babies and pre-school age children. No need to book.

Loddon Library
24 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00


Blofield Library
24 September 2018
14:00 - 15:00

Meet new friends or catch up with old ones. Learn new crafts or show others your creative projects. Check in branch for dates.

Blofield Library
24 September 2018
9:15 - 10:00

Every Wednesday during term time 9.15am - 10am. Events are free and there is no need to book, just turn up!

Reepham Library
24 September 2018
14:30 - 16:00

Find out more about your family history

Hellesdon Library
24 September 2018
10:00 - 11:30

Our Knit and Natter group is currently full and we have a waiting list. If you would be interested in leading a new group in Hellesdon library, please contact the library Manager

Hellesdon Library
24 September 2018
16:00 - 17:00

Do you have a favourite computer game? Would you like to learn hoe to make your own computer games? At Code Club you can learn how to make cool games, animations and websites too!

Costessey Library
24 September 2018
15:15 - 16:15


Caister Library
24 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

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

Great Yarmouth Library
24 September 2018
13:00 - 16:00

Job seeker support from our volunteer. Meet other people seeking work , find out what assistance is available , work on your CV. Meeting at the Computers upstairs in the library every week.

King's Lynn Library
24 September 2018
14:30 - 15:30

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
24 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and colour session every Monday 2-4pm. Pencils and colouring sheets provided, or bring your own. Come along, meet new friends and have a doodle!

Dereham Library
24 September 2018
9:45 - 10:15

Bounce and Rhyme Time 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 during term time and excluding bank holidays. All welcome!

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
24 September 2018
13:00 - 14:00

Thetford Library
24 September 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Baby Bounce & Rhyme is fun session involving songs & rhymes for babies, pre school children and their parents/carers. And is great for your babies development! Sharing books and stories is all about having fun together. It also helps children develop language, listening and communication skills - it's never too early to introduce babies to the colourful world of books. Also in Norfolk Libraries we have:- * A dedicated children's catalogue * Board Books with thick easy to turn pages that will appeal to the youngest child * Story books featuring new and old friends, traditional and new stories from around the world * Lift-the-flap, pop-up, musical, novelty and tactile books * Activity books with nursery rhymes for singing and counting games * First facts books to introduce children to concepts such as letters, numbers, colours and shapes * Simple non-fiction books on themes such as trucks and diggers, wild animals and dinosaurs * New experiences books to help with new and sometimes difficult situations like moving house or a new baby * Children's DVDs and CDs containing nursery rhymes, songs and stories * Story sacks containing picture and information books, toys and a game all linked to the story * Most of our libraries hold Bounce and Rhyme times, you will find details of dates and times here * We want all parents, carers and children to feel welcome, happy and comfortable in the library so there's no need to worry about tantrums, books being pulled off the shelves or the need to feed or take a child to the toilet. There are no overdue charges for under fives. We also know that young children sometimes accidentally damage books and make no charges for this either.

King's Lynn Library
24 September 2018
10:00 - 10:30

Free weekly bounce and rhyme session Every Monday 10am - 10.30am

Dersingham Library
24 September 2018
13:30 - 15:00

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

Gaywood Library
24 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Come along and join us for a game of scrabble! Every Monday 10am - 12 noon (except Bank Holidays) No need to book but places on a first come basis. For further information contact the library on 01553 768498

Poringland Library
24 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

A knit and knatter group for that meets every other Monday in Poringland library. Come along to meet new people, develop your skill and to just have fun

Gorleston Library
24 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Come along and unwind in a peaceful environment and have a go at colouring. Materials provided. Colouring is an easy way to calm the mind. If you've never tried it before or just looking for a calm friendly group to join then come along to our colouring group for adults. Every Monday 10-12:00

Fakenham Library
24 September 2018
14:30 - 15:30

Book your free space on a Monday afternoon for help with using computers and the Internet. Contact Fakenham Library for bookings.

Hunstanton Library
24 September 2018
10:30 - 12:00

Colour yourself calm - 2nd & 4th Monday of the month 10:30-12pm 8th & 22nd January 12th & 26th February 12th & 26th March 9th & 23rd April 14th May 11th & 25th June 9th & 23rd July 13th August 10th & 24th September 8th & 23rd October 12th & 26th November 10th & 24th December

Stalham Library
25 September 2018
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!

Holt Library
25 September 2018
10:00 - 10:30


Holt Library
25 September 2018
10:00 - 10:30


King's Lynn Library
25 September 2018
10:30 - 12:00

Colouring in is an easy way to calm the mind. If you've never tried it, come along to our colouring group for adults Every Tuesday 10.30-12. Just bring along your colouring books and pens. Refreshments will be available for a small charge.

Poringland Library
25 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

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

Thetford Library
25 September 2018
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.

King's Lynn Library
25 September 2018
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.

Dereham Library
25 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Feeling at a loose end, or want to get out of the house for a bit? Then come along and get together for a cuppa and a chat with Mayor Hilary Bushell and the Dereham Forget-me-nots. Every last Tuesday of the month 10am-12noon.

Sheringham Library
25 September 2018
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.

Gorleston Library
25 September 2018
17:30 - 18:15


Martham Library
25 September 2018
10:00 - 11:30

Drop in for a friendly cuppa and a biccie in your local library. Find out what else happens locally and meet new friends. Everyone welcome

Stalham Library
25 September 2018
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

Costessey Library
25 September 2018
17:30 - 18:30

Why not share your love of books with the Costessey Library Book Group.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
25 September 2018
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
25 September 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Join us for songs, rhymes, books and toys in our interactive baby time for children 0 - 15 months. Free, arrive 30 mins before to collect a sticker.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
25 September 2018
17:30 - 18:30

Book on for a one to one session of Internet Support with our friendly and helpful volunteer. Support available for form filling, accessing services and information online To book a session please speak to a member of staff or call 01603 774730

Downham Market Library
25 September 2018
10:30 - 11:30

Rhymes that we can sing and dance to with shakers, scarves, a parachute and bubbles. An hour long session of fun and laughter.

Acle Library
25 September 2018
14:00 - 14:45

Led by Acle Marshes Sure Start Children's Centre at Acle Library

Great Yarmouth Library
25 September 2018
10:30 - 12:30

Colouring is an easy way to calm the mind. Even if you've never tried it, come along to our craft and colouring group for adults. Whatever your craft, come along and join our group to get making with others. Free to join in.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
25 September 2018
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

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
25 September 2018
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

St Willilams Way Library
25 September 2018
17:30 - 18:30

Come and have fun getting creative with lego. Either work on a set project or go free form! Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult. Every week during term-time.

Swaffham Library
25 September 2018
11:15 - 11:45

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

Swaffham Library
25 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our Digital Buddy to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! Every Tuesday at Swaffham Library, 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.

Swaffham Library
25 September 2018
14:00 - 15:00

All welcome to join the Library Friends group to get involved with activities and promotions which support and enhance the library's work in the local community.

Great Yarmouth Library
25 September 2018
14:30 - 15:30

Sir Astley Cooper, Yarmouth Anatomist, Surgeon and friend of the Body Snatchers - Join us for a talk by Hugh Sturzaker on the surgeon to Guy's Hospital London and surgeon to King William IV & Queen Victoria, anatomist and surgical pioneer b.1768 No need to book, £3 payable on the door. For more details contact 01493 844551 or yarmouth.lib@norfolk.gov.uk

Wymondham Library
26 September 2018
11:15 - 12:30

The book has many references to Wymondham with local shops and places of interest mentioned.

Hethersett Library
26 September 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Come and join us for a friendly walk around the village. Meet outside the library and then finish in the library for a coffee and chat. All welcome

Dereham Library
26 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with one of our Digital Buddies to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-12noon at Dereham Library. Booking is recommended, although drop-in sessions are possible, but subject to availability. Contact the library on 01362 693184 for more information and booking.

Dereham Library
26 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Join the Dereham Carnival Crafters for a friendly chat over a cuppa and craft projects.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
26 September 2018
14:30 - 16:30


Great Yarmouth Library
26 September 2018
18:00 - 19:00

Just drop in to practice Spanish Speaking skills (any level) and socialise with new friends.

Poringland Library
26 September 2018
10:00 - 10:45


Dersingham Library
26 September 2018
14:30 - 15:30

Come and join us for a chat and a cuppa and help with the library jigsaw.

Costessey Library
26 September 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Join us for a sing along with your babies and toddlers - all ages welcome!

Aylsham Library
26 September 2018
10:30 - 12:00

This is an illustrated talk by KATE BARNS. Blickling Hall has remained in the family from the 1620s until 1940. When there was no male heir the estate passed from woman to woman. Hear about the lives and loves of these women, a King's mistress, some jewellery, scandal and gossip!

Dersingham Library
26 September 2018
17:00 - 17:00

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE CEREMONY 5pm Award ceremony for the Summer Reading Challenge completers. Booking Essential

Dereham Library
26 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and have fun with a selection of games, toys, puzzles and colouring activities available for children and their parents or carers to enjoy together. Stay and Play is a self-serve activity held every Wednesday 2-4pm.

King's Lynn Library
26 September 2018
14:00 - 15:00

Come along and practice your English conversation. There's no need to book, just come along. King's Lynn Library, every Wednesday 2pm-3pm. For more information please call 01553 772568.

Diss Library
26 September 2018
18:30 - 19:30


Diss Library
26 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00


North Walsham Library
26 September 2018
11:00 - 11:30

Fancy making some new friends or just drop in for a friendly chat

Holt Library
26 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00


Holt Library
26 September 2018
10:30 - 12:00


Hunstanton Library
26 September 2018
15:00 - 17:00

Job help session - Every Wednesday 3-5pm (Booking essential) Want help to update your CV, using Universal Jobmatch, and searching for jobs online? Then why not book in for a 30 minute session with staff to get you started. Please call 01485 532280 to book!

Dersingham Library
27 September 2018
10:30 - 12:00

A weekly drop in morning for those who knit or crochet (or those who are interested in learning how to do both). If you are a knitter and are interested in helping others learn or if you would like to learn a new skill then please come along. Coffee and tea available

Stalham Library
27 September 2018
11:00 - 11:30

Songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers, parents and carers. Every Thursday 10.30- 11am

Stalham Library
27 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00


Stalham Library
27 September 2018
11:00 - 11:30

Fancy making some new friends or just want to join us for a friendly chat

West Earlham Library
27 September 2018
10:30 - 12:00

Bring your knitting or crochet down to the library and meet friends for a cuppa and a chat. We're a friendly group who meet every Thursday morning - all welcome, beginners and experienced knitters.

King's Lynn Library
27 September 2018
10:00 - 10:30

Weekly on Thursdays 10am - 10.30am

Attleborough Library
27 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Drop in to our welcoming weekly colouring club. Focus on your colouring and let your mind move away from the stresses of day-to-day life. All ages and ability levels welcome.

Cromer Library
27 September 2018
14:30 - 16:30

Looking for new members. Come and share your favourite poems and poets with us! Cromer Library, last Thursday of each month 2:30pm start Contact: Jackie - 01263 479501 Angela - 01263 515517

Swaffham Library
27 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

One-to-one sessions with our Digital Buddy to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! Most Thursdays and Fridays 2-4pm at Swaffham Library. Booking is essential - contact the library on 01760 721513 to make an appointment.

Cromer Library
27 September 2018
10:45 - 11:30

Enjoy company, music & exercise at Cromer Library.

Aylsham Library
27 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Feeling at a loose end, or want to get out of the house for a bit? Then come along and get together for a cuppa and a chat every Thursday 10am-12noon.

Cromer Library
27 September 2018
11:30 - 12:30

Come & browse books, read the paper & enjoy some company in our friendly library.

Taverham Library
27 September 2018
14:15 - 15:30

Refreshments provided

Gaywood Library
27 September 2018
10:30 - 11:30

Fancy making some new friends, or just to have a chat? Then come along to this drop in session for a cuppa and biscuit

Caister Library
27 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

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

Great Yarmouth Library
27 September 2018
10:00 - 14:00

Bring whatever project you are working on and join our friendly group for a cuppa and a chat. All welcome.

Downham Market Library
27 September 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Term time only

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
27 September 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Join us for songs, rhymes, books and toys in our interactive baby time for children 15 months - 3 years. Free, arrive 30 mins before to collect a sticker.

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