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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

Dersingham Library
13 July 2020
13:30 - 15:00

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

Dersingham Library
13 July 2020
17:45 - 18:45

Monthly book club which meets on the 2nd Monday of the month. Details of the books being read are available in the library or by calling 01485 540181

Great Yarmouth Library
13 July 2020
13:00 - 16:00


Loddon Library
13 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

A weekly coffee morning where everybody is welcome.

Taverham Library
13 July 2020
10:30 - 12:30

All levels welcome

North Walsham Library
13 July 2020
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

Brundall Library
13 July 2020
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.

Attleborough Library
13 July 2020
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
13 July 2020
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
13 July 2020
19:00 - 20:00

Zumba dance classes

Aylsham Library
13 July 2020
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

Dereham Library
13 July 2020
10:30 - 12:00

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

Fakenham Library
13 July 2020
13:00 - 15:00

Come along and enjoy a game or two!

Cromer Library
13 July 2020
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

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
13 July 2020
10:45 - 11:45

The monthly session for people of all ages suffering from memory loss (and their carers). All are welcome to join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for some singing, to boost your mood and lift your spirits. No need to book just come along to a session and join in.

Aylsham Library
13 July 2020
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

Aylsham Library
13 July 2020
11:00 - 12:00

Come and have a drink & meet other parents & carers in Aylsham Library Every Monday 11-12 noon.

Aylsham Library
13 July 2020
14:00 - 16:00

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 Aylsham Library every Monday 2pm-4pm. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01263 732320 for more information and to make an appointment.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
13 July 2020
13:30 - 14:30

The sessions take place on the First Floor of the library. No booking is necessary. Just drop in!

Thetford Library
13 July 2020
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.

Thetford Library
13 July 2020
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

King's Lynn Library
13 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

PC Lee Anderton will be holding a Community Engagement Surgery at King's Lynn Library. You can discuss any concerns you may have in your local area, get advice on staying safe online or find out about working/volunteering with Norfolk police. No need to book an appointment just pop in for an informal chat.

Hellesdon Library
13 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

Our Monday morning Knit and Natter group enjoy a lot of chat, some knitting and a nice cup of tea. Our friendly and welcoming group currently have space for a few more members. Please speak to Library staff if interested in joining

Hellesdon Library
13 July 2020
16:00 - 17:00

Code Club - discover how to make your own games and animations using coding techniques. Suitable for children of all ages but under 8s must be accompanied. Our code club is currently full, please speak to staff about joining the waiting list

Gaywood Library
13 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

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

Cromer Library
13 July 2020
13:45 - 15:00

1 hour of quiet writing Work on your own projects Time to chat before and after 1:45pm for a 2pm start Refreshments Available No booking necessary

Hunstanton Library
13 July 2020
14:30 - 15:30

New members always welcome,, come along and discuss the book and what you like to read. Ask staff for more details or call 01485 532280. Refreshments provided, donations are welcome

Hunstanton Library
13 July 2020
10:30 - 12:00

Come along and try a jigsaw puzzle, help complete a larger size as a group or do a smaller one on your own. Share photos of your completed jigsaw puzzles at the group or on our social media pages

Acle Library
13 July 2020
14:00 - 15:00

Everyone is welcome to come along to this small friendly scrabble group to enjoy a game. We meet weekly every Monday afternoon 2-3pm. We meet during Open Library so please ensure that you are signed up to Open Library before coming. Please see staff in branch for further help.

Loddon Library
13 July 2020
10:15 - 10:45

Come and join us for songs, rhymes, and lots of fun! For under 5s & parents/carers.

Loddon Library
13 July 2020
11:00 - 12:00

Weekly sessions for parents and pre-school children aged 0-5 years. A chance for children to play together and adults to meet and chat to new people.

Gaywood Library
13 July 2020
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, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 4pm - 6pm

Watton Library
13 July 2020
14:00 - 16:00

Come along and enjoy some good company over a cuppa with our friendly Knit and Natter group. Bring a project or start something new or swap tips and ideas. Absolute beginners welcome. Every Monday 2 - 4 pm

Poringland Library
13 July 2020
14:00 - 16:00

Bring your knitting, chat and have a cup of tea. Knitters of all abilities welcome. Every Monday from 2-4pm

Fakenham Library
13 July 2020
14:15 - 15:00

£2.50 Booking essential. To check dates and book contact Sue on sue@cardioandcore.co.uk or call 07774245810

Blofield Library
13 July 2020
13:00 - 15:00

Join your local engagement officer over a free cuppa to discuss any relevant community concerns you may have.

Loddon Library
13 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

Our Volunteer Computer Buddy is available to help you with your IT queries. They will be able to help support you with the Library Public PCs as well as your own devices. Topics that our Buddy can help you with include (but aren't limited to): searching the web, apps & programs, spreadsheets, word processing, email, file management, Tablets & iPads, Windows 8, 8.1 & 10, the Internet Please ensure to book a slot by calling 01508 520678.

Sprowston Library
13 July 2020
11:00 - 12:00

A social group for parents and parents to be! With tea and cake! Following on from Bounce and Rhyme. Run by the NCT Norfolk and Norwich. This activity takes place during unstaffed hours, so participants will need to be registered for 'Open Library' to attend. Please speak to staff for details.

Sprowston Library
13 July 2020
10:30 - 11:00

Songs and nursery rhymes for your babies and toddlers. This activity takes place during unstaffed hours, so participants will need to be registered for 'Open Library' to attend. Please speak to staff for details.

King's Lynn Library
13 July 2020
10:30 - 11:30

Join us for rhymes and songs for pre-school children.

Caister Library
13 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

Come along and enjoy some good company over a cuppa with our friendly Knit and Natter group. Bring a project or start something new or swap tips and ideas. Absolute beginners welcome!

Gorleston Library
13 July 2020
14:00 - 16:30

Come along to this friendly group to play board games and have a cuppa.

Caister Library
13 July 2020
14:00 - 17:00

Drop in for a friendly game of Scrabble and a cuppa. Free event.

Gorleston Library
14 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

Relaxed Poetry Group - All welcome

Gorleston Library
14 July 2020
14:00 - 16:00

Various crafts happening - bring yours along and join in!

Caister Library
14 July 2020
13:00 - 13:30

Half an hour of songs and rhymes for 0-4's. Come along and enjoy this fun session, and feel free to stay and chat and use the library afterwards.

Dereham Library
14 July 2020
13:00 - 14:00

A friendly 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.

Swaffham Library
14 July 2020
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.

Dereham Library
14 July 2020
10:30 - 12:30

The Dereham Macular Society Support Group is for anyone affected by macular disease. This new group is starting on Tuesday 11th February 10.30am-12.30pm and then meeting monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month after that. All welcome to join the group for a chat and support with a programme of visiting speakers. Call 07787 248815 or email annemarie.taylor@macularsociety.org for more information

Cromer Library
14 July 2020
11:00 - 12:00

Shared Reading for Well Being. Fortnightly, Tuesday mornings 11am. Shared reading is for everyone, from well-read to never-read, connecting people with great literature. Come along for a relaxed and friendly get together. Enjoy the experience of exploring, discussing and commenting on texts with our lovely volunteer. Refreshments available Contact the library for more details. No booking required, just come along.

Poringland Library
14 July 2020
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!

Downham Market Library
14 July 2020
17:00 - 18:00

no need to book and its FREE come and get your build on....

Downham Market Library
14 July 2020
10:30 - 11:30

Come and join Early Childhood and Family Services to learn how to share books and activities with your child. These are free sessions If you would like any further information please call us on 0344 800 8020 or email ECFS-Families@actionforchildren.org.uk

Downham Market Library
14 July 2020
14:00 - 15:00

Get Fit While You Sit! Chair yoga is a gentle seated form of yoga, which can improve your flexibility, concentration and strength, boosting your mood and reducing stress and joint strain. Classes suitable for all ages and abilities. £3 per session Booking essential. Call the library 01366 383073 or pop in to book

Stalham Library
14 July 2020
15:30 - 16:30

Pop along to our new LEGO Club! Suitable for ages 3+ we have LEGO and MEGA BLOKS for little fingers.

Watton Library
14 July 2020
14:00 - 16:00

Join others to share lots of different games each week along with a cuppa

Gaywood Library
14 July 2020
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, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 4pm - 6pm

Acle Library
14 July 2020
12:00 - 14:00

Monthly drop in engagement surgery with refreshments available

Dersingham Library
14 July 2020
10:30 - 11:30

Join the Early Childhood and Family Service and share stories, songs, rhymes and fun activities around the story of the week. This is a free event, for more information please ask in the library.

Gaywood Library
14 July 2020
10:30 - 11:00

Come along and join in the fun every Tuesday with rhymes, puppets, scarves and musical instruments. No need to book For pre school age

Hunstanton Library
14 July 2020
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

Hunstanton Library
14 July 2020
11:00 - 12:00

Every Tuesday 11am - 12 noon Help with updating your C.V. using Universal Jobmatch, and searching for jobs online. Book in for a 30 minute session with staff to get you started. Booking essential

Hunstanton Library
14 July 2020
10:30 - 12:00

Join our group for calming colouring, postcard design and writing postcards to the housebound.Bring your on book or try our collection. Refreshments provided. Donations welcome.

Fakenham Library
14 July 2020
15:30 - 17:00

Get creative with classic Lego and Duplo bricks! Tuesday 3.30pm - 5pm For children aged 5+ (but younger siblings welcome). Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thetford Library
14 July 2020
14:00 - 16:00

Colouring is an easy way to calm the mind. Even if you've never tried it, come along to our colouring group for adults. Anyone can do this! No drawing experience or skills are needed. Bring your own colouring books & pencils, or use the materials provided. No need to book - just drop in & draw!

Thetford Library
14 July 2020
14:00 - 15:00

Free courses on using a computer, browsing the web, sending an email and finding work online. Limited spaces available book by calling 01842 762737

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
14 July 2020
14:15 - 15:15

Sessions run on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and can be booked by phoning 01603 774730 or pop in and see us to book a session. Our volunteers can help with the following: *Setting up an email address *Using the Internet *Completing online forms *Registering with Universal Jobmatch * Showing you online training you can complete in your own time and at your own pace through Learn My Way

Stalham Library
14 July 2020
11:30 - 12:00

Following the Bounce and Rhyme session, stay and chat with other parents and carers. Make new friends or choose some new books to borrow. Refreshments provided.

Acle Library
14 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

This is a friendly support group run by Versus Arthritis charity for people affected by arthritis, you may be suffering from arthritis or you may have a friend or loved one who is. The Acle Versus Arthritis group meets once a month at the library. Refreshments provided and all are welcome. Why not come along to find out more.

Holt Library
14 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

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

Holt Library
14 July 2020
10:30 - 11:00

Come along for some rhymes and stories. For Under 5s and their parents/carers

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
14 July 2020
14:15 - 16:15

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 every Tuesday. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please ask in the library, or telephone 01603 774730

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
14 July 2020
10:30 - 12:00

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. All are welcome.

Wells Library
14 July 2020
11:00 - 11:45

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

Fakenham Library
14 July 2020
14:00 - 14:45

Songs and rhymes Under 5s and their parents/carers - stay for a chat afterwards!

King's Lynn Library
14 July 2020
10:30 - 12:00

Join in with our fun and relaxing adult colouring group.

Poringland Library
14 July 2020
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.

Great Yarmouth Library
14 July 2020
18:00 - 19:00


Great Yarmouth Library
14 July 2020
18:00 - 17:00


Great Yarmouth Library
14 July 2020
19:00 - 20:00

Every Tuesday and Friday

Mundesley Library
14 July 2020
14:30 - 15:30

Friendly book group meets on the 2nd Tuesday in the month. Call the library for more details.

Brundall Library
14 July 2020
14:00 - 15:00

Our drop in French Club is open to anyone interested in all things French, especially the language. Suitable for all levels, beginners or fluent, and all welcome, babies, children and adults. Our Just a Cuppa with free tea and coffee follows on straight after.

Sheringham Library
14 July 2020
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.

Taverham Library
14 July 2020
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.

Poringland Library
14 July 2020
14:30 - 15:30

The afternoon book group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 2.30pm-3.30pm. Everyone welcome.

Wroxham Library
14 July 2020
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.

Sprowston Library
14 July 2020
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
14 July 2020
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

Stalham Library
14 July 2020
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

North Walsham Library
15 July 2020
11:00 - 11:30

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

Wroxham Library
15 July 2020
16:30 - 18:30

Use free 'Find my past' access anytime the library is open. If you would like some advice, come and meet our in-house Family and Local history expert every Wednesday and Friday between 4.30 - 6.30 Please contact the library before coming to check availability.

Wroxham Library
15 July 2020
16:30 - 18:30

Use free 'Find my past' access anytime the library is open. If you would like some advice, come and meet our in-house Family and Local history expert every Wednesday and Friday between 4.30 - 6.30 Please contact the library before coming to check availability.

Wroxham Library
15 July 2020
16:30 - 18:30

Use free 'Find my past' access anytime the library is open. If you would like some advice, come and meet our in-house Family and Local history expert every Wednesday and Friday between 4.30 - 6.30 Please contact the library before coming to check availability.

King's Lynn Library
15 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

Come and join us for a friendly game of scrabble and a cuppa.

Great Yarmouth Library
15 July 2020
13:30 - 17:30


Great Yarmouth Library
15 July 2020
13:30 - 17:30


Sprowston Library
15 July 2020
10:00 - 12:00

Like to join a friendly and lively group of creative crocheters? Come to Crochet and Chat! With refreshments.

Watton Library
15 July 2020
10:30 - 11:00


Watton Library
15 July 2020
11:00 - 12:00


Poringland Library
15 July 2020
10:15 - 10:45

Come and join us for songs, rhymes, and lots of fun! For under 5s & parents/carers.

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