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
18 February 2018
14:30 - 15:45

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Family Activities run the Norwich Chinese Community Group.

Acle Library
19 February 2018
17:00 - 18:30

Do you love libraries? Are you interested in supporting your local community? Come along to this friendly meeting and discover how you can get involved. All are welcome, we want our Friends Group to represent our whole community. Tea/Coffee provided.

North Walsham Library
19 February 2018
11:00 - 13:00

Come & Enjoy a game of scrabble at North Walsham Library 1st & 3rd Monday of the Month @

King's Lynn Library
19 February 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

Hellesdon Library
19 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Our busy knit and natter group meet every Monday morning.

Attleborough Library
19 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Join this free friendly craft group where we knit, sew and pass on handy hints and tips or just enjoy some friendly company. Everyone welcome, including beginners who want to know more...

Gorleston Library
19 February 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

Cromer Library
19 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00

If you've never tried it, why not come along to the Library

Fakenham Library
19 February 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.

Gorleston Library
19 February 2018
13:30 - 14:00


Loddon Library
19 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Drop in sessions for anyone living in south Norfolk. Offering advice and guidance and signposting people to the correct services required. Held on the 3rd Monday of every month.

Dereham Library
19 February 2018
9:45 - 10:15


Watton Library
19 February 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Are you an absolute beginner? In need of a refresher? Or simply enjoy company while you create your own project? Come and join our friendly Knit and Natter group every Monday at Watton Library, except Bank holidays.

Hunstanton Library
19 February 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Come along and join in some rhymes! Every Monday 2pm - 2.30pm (term time only) For pre school children and their parents/carers. For further information contact the library on 01485532280

Aylsham Library
19 February 2018
10:30 - 11:15

Weekly fun with songs, rhymes and books for parents and carers with children up to pre school. Term time only. With Aylsham & Reepham Children's Centre

Hunstanton Library
19 February 2018
14:30 - 15:30

Come along to our friendly book group which meets on the third Monday of the month at 2.30pm. New members are welcome. For more information please call the library on 01485 532280.

Acle Library
19 February 2018
14:00 - 15:00

Drop in & join us every Monday for our new Scrabble group. Tea / Coffee provided. All welcome.

Caister Library
19 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Free, drop in fun for all ages.

Dersingham Library
19 February 2018
13:30 - 15:00

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

Dersingham Library
19 February 2018
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

Gaywood Library
19 February 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

Great Yarmouth Library
19 February 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Rhyme and songs for your preschooler in a friendly session in the Children's Library. Drop in, no need to book, all welcome. On all Mondays except when replaced by Mini Movers.

Great Yarmouth Library
19 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Friendly chat with a cuppa, all welcome. Every week on the ground floor of the library.

Great Yarmouth Library
19 February 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.

Great Yarmouth Library
19 February 2018
16:30 - 17:30

The art & tradition for self defence with your experienced instructor Nando. For children aged 6 plus. Charges apply. More information: Facebook.com/Nando-Dojo. Every Monday 4.30pm and Friday 6pm.

Great Yarmouth Library
19 February 2018
11:15 - 11:45

Every Monday in Term Time , led by Jenny. Baby signing for tots & kids aged 5 months to 3 years.£24 for 6 sessions. Email: jenny.toddletalk@hotmail.com Call: 07584251208

Watton Library
19 February 2018
10:00 - 10:45

Mondays, 10-10.45am, during term time. Fun active music session for parents and carers from 18 months. Run by Watton Children's Centre staff.

Hethersett Library
19 February 2018
9:30 - 10:00

Come and get active and warm up in the library afterwards with tea and coffee

St Willilams Way Library
19 February 2018
10:15 - 13:00


Sprowston Library
19 February 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Come and discover the joy of listening to short stories and poems read aloud in a friendly group over a cup of tea and a biscuit. if you or somebody you know would like to come but can't get out and about so easily anymore, let us know - we can arrange and pay for a taxi to get you to and from the library. With free . refreshments. Dementia friendly - carers welcome. Booking advised - call or pop into the library.

Sheringham Library
19 February 2018
12:00 - 14:00

Friendly creative writing group led by local poet Phil Barrett. Contact Phil: p.barrett731@btinternet.com for more information or enquire at the library.

Sheringham Library
19 February 2018
12:00 - 14:00

Friendly creative writing group led by local poet Phil Barrett. Contact Phil: p.barrett731@btinternet.com for more information or enquire at the library.

Brundall Library
19 February 2018
9:15 - 9:45


King's Lynn Library
19 February 2018
10:00 - 10:30

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

Sheringham Library
20 February 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.

Mundesley Library
20 February 2018
16:00 - 17:00

Come and join us and help knit for good causes.

Hunstanton Library
20 February 2018
14:00 - 15:00


Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
20 February 2018
14:00 - 14:30


Poringland Library
20 February 2018
14:00 - 16:00

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

Acle Library
20 February 2018
11:00 - 12:15

A different kind of book club. Read whatever you want and then come along and chat about it. We talk about books, recommend to each other & have a cuppa. All are welcome.

Caister Library
20 February 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Songs & Rhyme with your preschool child. This session is weekly in term time & is run by Caister Children's Centre. No need to book, just drop in for this friendly fun afternoon.

Great Yarmouth Library
20 February 2018
10:30 - 12:30

Adult Colouring & crafts, for wellbeing & meeting new people. Tea/Coffee available, donations welcomed. Bring your own projects or use ours. Please bring your library card or bring ID to join the library.

King's Lynn Library
20 February 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.

Martham Library
20 February 2018
11:00 - 12:00

Drop in every week for a hot drink and a chat with other locals. Free of charge.

King's Lynn Library
20 February 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.

Gaywood Library
20 February 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Come along and join in with some rhymes! Every Tuesday 10.30 - 11am (term time only) For pre school children and their parents/carers. For further information contact the library on 01553 768498

Earlham Library
20 February 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Weekly fun with songs, rhymes and books for parents and carers with children up to pre school. Term time only.

Plumstead Road Library
20 February 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Join us for a friendly game of Scrabble or dominoes. Games afternoons held weekly on a Tuesday, 2-4pm. Refreshments available.

Holt Library
20 February 2018
10:00 - 10:30


Holt Library
20 February 2018
10:00 - 10:30


Stalham Library
20 February 2018
14:00 - 16:00


Aylsham Library
20 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Come and listen to short stories and poems read aloud over a cup of tea in a small and friendly group. If you like, there will be an opportunity to chat about what we have heard. For those who would like to come but who may find it difficult to get out and about we can arrange (and pay!) for a taxi to and from the sessions. Dementia friendly - carers welcome. Email claire.sharland@norfolk.gov.uk for further details. Book via the library - call on 01263 732320.

St Willilams Way Library
20 February 2018
16:30 - 17:30


Plumstead Road Library
21 February 2018
15:45 - 16:45

Suitable for school -aged children and an ideal opportunity to help nurture your child's enthusiasm and confidence in reading.

North Walsham Library
21 February 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Weekly B & R led by volunteers

North Walsham Library
21 February 2018
10:30 - 12:30

Join Kirsty for friendly drop in sessions and have a go at some creative activities. Theme - vintage patterns, designs and illustrations. Suitable for all abilities.

Holt Library
21 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00


Holt Library
21 February 2018
10:30 - 12:00


Plumstead Road Library
21 February 2018
10:30 - 12:30

Feeling at a loose end? Drop into the library for a cuppa and a chat. Adult colouring sheets, a jigsaw, games and puzzles will also be available. Every Wednesday morning, 10.30am-12.30pm.

Sprowston Library
21 February 2018
14:00 - 16:30

Drop in and enjoy a game of Scrabble, cards or other board game. Refreshments available.

Sprowston Library
21 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Join our weekly group for a stitch and chat over a cuppa! Bring a project or start something new.

Gorleston Library
21 February 2018
10:00 - 11:00


Hunstanton Library
21 February 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!

Hunstanton Library
21 February 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!

Taverham Library
21 February 2018
14:00 - 15:30

Every third Wednesday of the month. All welcome.

Taverham Library
21 February 2018
14:15 - 14:45

Weekly fun with songs, rhymes and books for parents and carers with children up to pre school. Term time only.

North Walsham Library
21 February 2018
11:00 - 11:30

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

Dereham Library
21 February 2018
14:00 - 16:00


Great Yarmouth Library
21 February 2018
18:00 - 17:00

For all ages and abilities. Upstairs in the Northgate Room at the library this class is led by Ana. £3 per session. More information: 07427662455

Great Yarmouth Library
21 February 2018
10:30 - 14:30

Join our small team of knowledgeable local history volunteers every Wednesday. They meet upstairs in the local studies area of the library and are happy to help out customers with local & family history conundrums. Let us know if oyu would like to join them: yarmouth.lib@norfolk.gov.uk / 01493842279. If you have a query for them just pop in!

Watton Library
21 February 2018
10:30 - 11:30

Meet new friends or have a chat with others over a tea or coffee, with a biscuit or two! Wednesday mornings, 10.30-11.30am.

Harleston Library
21 February 2018
10:15 - 11:00


Diss Library
21 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00


Hethersett Library
21 February 2018
10:30 - 12:00


King's Lynn Library
21 February 2018
19:00 - 21:00

Come along and solve another Murder Mystery by Ann Cleeves. This time set in Northumberland. Tickets £5 per person (inc refreshments). To book contact the library on 01553 772568

Great Yarmouth Library
21 February 2018
13:30 - 14:30

Join us for a short walk & keep yourself active over Winter. We will meet at the library and return afterward for a cuppa.Please bring your library card with you. All ages & abilities welcome.

Watton Library
21 February 2018
10:00 - 11:00

A fun play session based on a different story every week with activities to encourage a love of reading and stories for children aged 0-8 years and their parents/carers. Run by children's centre staff, weekly during term time.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
21 February 2018
17:45 - 18:45

Join us at the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library to find out how the Business and Intellectual Property Centre Norfolk can support you. As well as offering a full reference and lending service for individuals and organisations, BIPC Norfolk has a wide range of facilities to help you and your business grow and thrive. We provide access to free online resources from market research to online marketing tutorials. We host free one:one sessions with business law, accounting, start-up and growth experts and have an array of free Spotlight bitesize business courses to choose from. As part of the national Business & Intellectual Property Network, linked to the British Library, we also offer free appointments with certified IP advisors. The Business and IP Centre Norfolk is a fantastic place to start for all things business! The session will last for one hour and take place in the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library situated on the ground floor. A tour of the BIPC Norfolk will also be included. Booking is essential.

Blofield Library
21 February 2018
9:15 - 9:45

Every Wednesday morning term time 9.15am

Sheringham Library
21 February 2018
11:00 - 13:00

If you enjoy playing board or card games drop in and join us for a game, chat and a cuppa. Scrabble, Cribbage, Chess, Ludo available.

King's Lynn Library
21 February 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.

King's Lynn Library
22 February 2018
10:00 - 10:30

Weekly on Thursdays 10am - 10.30am

West Earlham Library
22 February 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.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
22 February 2018
10:30 - 12:30

Booking essential. Call 01603 774740, email heritagecentre@norfolk.gov.uk or book online at http://norwichmillenniumlibrary.eventbrite.co.uk Session will take place in the Vernon Castle Room, Norfolk Heritage Centre, and incorporate the use of wifi-enabled laptop computers (laptops and assistance will be provided).

Wroxham Library
22 February 2018
10:30 - 11:15

Come and enjoy music, movement and song with your pre-schoolers! Must be of walking age - ideal age 3yrs. Mini movers helps prepare your little ones physically, socially and cognitively for school. Booking advised to avoid disappointment - spaces are limited!

Sprowston Library
22 February 2018
13:45 - 14:30

Come and join in the fun with your pre-schoolers with Mini Movers! With music, song and movement, Mini Movers help prepare your little one for school physically, socially and cognitively. Ideal age 3+ - must be walking age. This course of four session is free though booking is advised to avoid disappointment - spaces are limited

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
22 February 2018
10:30 - 11:00


Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
22 February 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Come along to this friendly group to share ideas and swap tips on knitting and other needlework crafts. Bring along your own project to work on or take a look through the large collection of craft books in the library. New members welcome to this drop in group. Free & no need to book. If you have a question about this group please contact Caroline 01603 774781 This group meets at the first floor tables

Acle Library
22 February 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Stories & Rhymes for Pre-schoolers in your local library. Delivered by Acle Marshes Children's Centre.

Dersingham Library
22 February 2018
10:00 - 10:30

Songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers, parents and carers every Thursday (term time )

Gaywood Library
22 February 2018
10:30 - 11:30

Mini Movers is for pre school age to encourage movement to music and song whilst developing numeracy and literacy skills. For further information and to book, talk to a member of staff or call 01553 768498. Booking Essential

Stalham Library
22 February 2018
11:00 - 11:30

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

Caister Library
22 February 2018
10:00 - 12:00

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

Taverham Library
22 February 2018
16:30 - 17:30

Booking essential This event is only suitable for 8+ aged children

Stalham Library
22 February 2018
10:30 - 11:00

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

Fakenham Library
22 February 2018
14:00 - 15:00

Feeling at a loose end? Drop into the library for a cuppa and a chat.

Swaffham Library
22 February 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Do you have specific IT-related questions that you would love to know the answer to or would like to develop your confidence to go online or use email? Our friendly volunteer Get Digital champion can spend time with individuals to help them develop their IT skills using the public library computers and assist with queries regarding tablet devices. Help is available most Thursdays and some Friday afternoons 2-4pm. To find out more or to make an appointment please call 01760 721513.

Dersingham Library
22 February 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

Taverham Library
22 February 2018
16:00 - 17:00


Taverham Library
22 February 2018
14:15 - 15:30

Refreshments provided