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

North Walsham Library
20 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Not just for children, Colouring is now recognised as a relaxing and enjoyable way to promote Wellbeing. Come along to North Walsham Library to join our new Colouring Circle! This activity is Dementia friendly - Carers welcome. Templates and colouring materials provided, though feel free to bring your own.

Tuckswood Library
20 April 2018
10:30 - 12:30

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

Sprowston Library
20 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

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

Dereham Library
20 April 2018
9:30 - 11:30


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

Relax, make friends, enjoy some card and board games, discuss a hobby or just stop by for a chat and a cuppa. Women also welcome! Every Friday 2pm - 3pm

Hunstanton Library
20 April 2018
10:30 - 11:30

Fancy making some new friends, or just to have a good old chat? Then come along Have a good old fashioned chatter with a cup of tea and biscuit at this FREE drop in session every Friday from 10.30-11.30am

King's Lynn Library
20 April 2018
18:00 - 19:00

Monthly book club which meets on the 3rd Friday of the month. Details of the books being read are available in the library or by calling 01553 761393

Downham Market Library
20 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00


Loddon Library
20 April 2018
15:45 - 16:30

Aimed at primary school children. Story with an activity based on a book. Term time only

Gaywood Library
20 April 2018
13:30 - 15:30

Paper and pens provided or bring your own

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
20 April 2018
10:30 - 12:00

Get together to reminisce, discover more about our local history collection, and share memories over a cup of tea. At Norfolk Heritage Centre, Vernon Castle room

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
20 April 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Every Friday 10.30-11am during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 3 to 5 years. 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.

King's Lynn Library
20 April 2018
18:00 - 19:00

Come along and practice your English conversation. There's no need to book, just come along. King's Lynn Library, every Friday 6pm-7pm. For more information please call 01553 761393.

Sheringham Library
20 April 2018
14:00 - 14:45

Weekly seated exercise with Wyn Nurse, Local Area Sports Activator. £1 per session.

Mundesley Library
20 April 2018
10:30 - 12:30

If you enjoy playing board or card games drop in and join us for a game, chat and a cuppa. All welcome.

Hellesdon Library
20 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Drop in any Friday for a hot drink and a chat with other local people. A small donation for refreshments is welcome.

North Walsham Library
20 April 2018
14:00 - 16:00

come and join us for a chat and a cup of tea

St Willilams Way Library
20 April 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Fortnightly sessions

St Willilams Way Library
20 April 2018
11:15 - 11:45


Great Yarmouth Library
20 April 2018
18:00 - 19:00

The art & tradition for self defence with your experienced instructor Nando. Charges apply. More information: Facebook.com/Nando-Dojo

Great Yarmouth Library
20 April 2018
19:00 - 20:00

The art & tradition for self defence with your experienced instructor Nando. Charges apply. More information: Facebook.com/Nando-Dojo Every Tuesday and Friday at 7pm.

Martham Library
20 April 2018
14:30 - 15:00


Hellesdon Library
20 April 2018
10:00 - 10:30

Come along to our friendly session and enjoy songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers, parents and carers. Every Friday in term-time.

Great Yarmouth Library
20 April 2018
10:00 - 11:00

Story time for young children delivered by the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Children's Centre. Led story followed by an activity and ending with a song. No need to book. Runs Term Time only.

Hethersett Library
20 April 2018
14:00 - 17:00

STRUGGLING WITH YOUR TABLET/SMARTPHONE? Have you got a tablet/smartphone that needs setting up? Do you need help mastering your tablet/smartphone? Help is at hand! Charges apply Book a 1-1 session at Hethersett Library

West Earlham Library
21 April 2018
11:00 - 12:00

Join us to make amazing Lego creations, with an exciting theme each week. Lego club is best for children aged 7-12. All children aged under 8 must be accompanied by a grown-up. No need to book - just turn up on the day. It's all free!

Gaywood Library
21 April 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.

King's Lynn Library
21 April 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.

Hunstanton Library
21 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Every Saturday between 10am-12pm, come and play chess. For all levels and for all ages Further information talk to the staff or call 01485 532280

Great Yarmouth Library
21 April 2018
11:00 - 13:00

Free drop in crafts for all the family every Saturday 11am-1pm.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
23 April 2018
13:00 - 14:00

Need help with local or family history? Call 01603 774740 to book a free half hour 1:1 advice session with our Archive Specialist from Norfolk Record Office (other days/times available on request).

Caister Library
23 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Free, drop in fun for all ages.

Hunstanton Library
23 April 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

Great Yarmouth Library
23 April 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
23 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

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

Great Yarmouth Library
23 April 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.

Gaywood Library
23 April 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

King's Lynn Library
23 April 2018
10:00 - 10:30

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

Sheringham Library
23 April 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.

Great Yarmouth Library
23 April 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

Hunstanton Library
23 April 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

Aylsham Library
23 April 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

Dersingham Library
23 April 2018
13:30 - 15:00

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

Acle Library
23 April 2018
14:00 - 15:00

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

Dereham Library
23 April 2018
9:45 - 10:15


Gorleston Library
23 April 2018
13:30 - 14:00


Fakenham Library
23 April 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.

Poringland Library
23 April 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

Attleborough Library
23 April 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
23 April 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

Hethersett Library
23 April 2018
10:30 - 12:00

Weekly coffee morning at the library. Come along and meet new friends. Tea/coffee for a small donation. All welcome!

King's Lynn Library
23 April 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

Fakenham Library
23 April 2018
14:15 - 15:00

£2.50 per week. Booking essential Book your place with Sue Gathercole of Cardio & Core 07774 245810 sue@cardioandcore.co.uk

Downham Market Library
23 April 2018
19:00 - 20:00

Come and learn the art of belly dancing on this 6 week course! Belly dancing is low impact and beneficial for the whole body and mind! Downham Market Library Mondays 7 - 8pm 12th March to 23rd April (no session Easter Monday) £30 payable at first session For ages 16+. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Booking essential. For further information or to book call 01366 383073

Hellesdon Library
23 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Our busy knit and natter group meet every Monday morning.

Hellesdon Library
24 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Do you need help with a computer? Perhaps you would like to get started online, want to set up an email account or would just like to gain confidence online. Our volunteer can help! Sessions available every other Tuesday, call 01603 427790 to book.

Sheringham Library
24 April 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.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
24 April 2018
17:30 - 18:30

Free, bookable Internet Support with volunteers. Great if you need some help accessing services online, emailing, searching the Internet or filling in online forms. Sessions can be booked by speaking to a member of staff or by phoning 01603 774730

Wells Library
24 April 2018
10:00 - 10:45

£2.50 per week. Booking essential Book your place with Sue Gathercole of Cardio & Core 07774 245810 sue@cardioandcore.co.uk

Great Yarmouth Library
24 April 2018
18:00 - 19:00

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.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
24 April 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Every Tuesday 2-2.30pm during term time in the Early Years Library, 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.

Gorleston Library
24 April 2018
17:30 - 18:15


Holt Library
24 April 2018
10:00 - 10:30


Holt Library
24 April 2018
10:00 - 10:30


Plumstead Road Library
24 April 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.

Earlham Library
24 April 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.

Earlham Library
24 April 2018
10:30 - 12:30

Do you need help with a computer? Perhaps you would like to get started with using government websites, setting up an email account, filling in forms or would just like to gain confidence online. Our volunteer can help! Available weekly, call 01603 454338 to book.

Stalham Library
24 April 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!

Gaywood Library
24 April 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

Acle Library
24 April 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
24 April 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.

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

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

Hunstanton Library
24 April 2018
14:00 - 15:00


Great Yarmouth Library
24 April 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
24 April 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
24 April 2018
11:00 - 12:00

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

Great Yarmouth Library
25 April 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!

Diss Library
25 April 2018
18:30 - 19:30


Diss Library
25 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00


King's Lynn Library
25 April 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.

Sheringham Library
25 April 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.

Hethersett Library
25 April 2018
10:30 - 12:00


Hunstanton Library
25 April 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
25 April 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!

North Walsham Library
25 April 2018
11:00 - 11:30

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

Gorleston Library
25 April 2018
10:00 - 11:00


Dereham Library
25 April 2018
14:00 - 16:00


Taverham Library
25 April 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.

Sprowston Library
25 April 2018
14:00 - 16:30

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

Holt Library
25 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00


Sprowston Library
25 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

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

Holt Library
25 April 2018
10:30 - 12:00


Plumstead Road Library
25 April 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.

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

A fun & social class using resistance bands and weights to improve mobility, flexibility, range of movement and strength.Led by qualified instructor Rachael Lacey. Class costs £3.50. Discounts available when booking multiple classes. Contact Racheal on 07766094825 or racheallacey1964@gmail.com. Classes are upstairs in Northgate Room at the library, lift available. Please bring your library card everytime you visit the library.

Great Yarmouth Library
25 April 2018
17:30 - 18:30

For 8-11 year olds who want to learn computer coding in a friendly , relaxed way. We code, create games & have fun. Free but booking is essential. Call us on 0149382279 or email yarmouth.lib@norfolk.gov.uk. Weekly in term time. We also need code club volunteers to facilitate other clubs at libraries across the county so please let us know if you would like to share your skills with young people in your community.

Great Yarmouth Library
25 April 2018
18:00 - 19:00

On the second and fourth Wednesday of each month Time: 18:00 to 19:00 Just drop in to practice your Spanish speaking skills (any level) and socialise with new friends. For further information, please contact Ana: 07818587410 GY Library Library: 01493 844551

Gaywood Library
25 April 2018
13:00 - 14:00

A talk by Roger Farmer Gaywood Library Wednesday 25th April 1 - 2pm Tickets £3, refreshments included,payable on booking. Booking essential.  For further information or to book contact the library on 01553 768498

Great Yarmouth Library
25 April 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

North Walsham Library
25 April 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Weekly B & R led by volunteers

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