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

Mundesley Library
12 December 2017
16:00 - 17:00

Come and join us and help knit for good causes.

Gaywood Library
12 December 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Come along and join in 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

King's Lynn Library
12 December 2017
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! Colouring pens and refreshments will be provided. There's no need to book, just come along. For more information please call on 01553 761393

Poringland Library
12 December 2017
14:00 - 16:00

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

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
12 December 2017
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

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
12 December 2017
10:30 - 12:00


Cromer Library
12 December 2017
14:00 - 15:30


Plumstead Road Library
12 December 2017
17:00 - 19:00

The Thorpe Hamlet History Group hold their regular informal meeting. Contact Jim Marriage for more information jim.marriage@btinternet.com

Sheringham Library
12 December 2017
10:00 - 13:00

Filter coffee, cup of tea or hot chocolate and biscuits £1.00. Served daily. Come and browse books, read the paper and enjoy some company in our friendly library.

Poringland Library
12 December 2017
14:30 - 15:30

Book group that meets in the library on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

King's Lynn Library
12 December 2017
10:00 - 14:00

Do you want to get started on investigating your family tree? Or have you made a start and got stuck? If so why not book a free place with our family history volunteer, available every Tuesday. Please contact King's Lynn Library 01553 772568

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
12 December 2017
10:45 - 11:45

Takes place on the ground floor of the library. No need to book, just come along For more information please contact Caroline on 01603 774781 or email caroline.varney.bowers@norfolk.gov.uk

Hunstanton Library
12 December 2017
14:30 - 16:00

Join Mick for a short walk around the town and then refreshments at the library afterwards. This walk is perfect for those wanting to gently build up their walking stamina. Walks are the second Tuesday of every month, starting at the library at 2.30pm.

Holt Library
12 December 2017
10:00 - 10:30


Holt Library
12 December 2017
10:00 - 10:30


Plumstead Road Library
12 December 2017
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.

Thetford Library
12 December 2017
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.

Gorleston Library
12 December 2017
11:00 - 12:30

Hosted by Caroline, this group looks a piece of work by three selected poets, followed by a discussion with friendly, like-minded people.

Hellesdon Library
12 December 2017
11:00 - 11:30


Earlham Library
12 December 2017
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
12 December 2017
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.

Martham Library
12 December 2017
11:00 - 12:00

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

Great Yarmouth Library
12 December 2017
10:00 - 12:00


Great Yarmouth Library
12 December 2017
10:30 - 12:00

Drop in to this free friendly adult colouring group. Colouring books provided.

Great Yarmouth Library
12 December 2017
10:00 - 12:00


West Earlham Library
12 December 2017
14:00 - 16:00


West Earlham Library
12 December 2017
10:00 - 17:00


St Willilams Way Library
12 December 2017
16:30 - 18:00

Starting this September - our drop-in after school Lego Club helps children use libraries in creative ways For 8+ years only - we hope to get some Duplo for the younger prospective participants...watch this space!

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
12 December 2017
14:00 - 14:30


Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
12 December 2017
14:15 - 15:15

Volunteers will support you with a range of activities including searching for information online, using email, shopping online, using online services and social media sites. Places are limited and should be booked at the 1st floor enquiry desk in The Millennium Library either in person or by phoning 01603 774730 Please let us know if you need to cancel a place so that it can be offered to someone else (Please note volunteers have a range of abilities and are not trained computer experts. They will help you to the best of their ability)

Caister Library
12 December 2017
14:00 - 14:30

Free songs & rhymes for pre-schoolers & their parent/carer. Term time only. No need to book.

Dereham Library
12 December 2017
19:00 - 21:00


Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
12 December 2017
13:00 - 14:00

Heritage Hours are free and take place in the Vernon Castle Room, Norfolk Heritage Centre. Booking is not required. In the rare event that more than 45 people arrive for the same talk we operate first-come, first-served entry. 01603 774740 / heritagecentre@norfolk.gov.uk http://norwichmillenniumlibrary.eventbrite.co.uk

Stalham Library
12 December 2017
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!

Hingham Library
12 December 2017
15:30 - 16:30

Would you like to borrow one of our Micro:bits but don't know where to start? Come along to a coding session to try one out and then borrow it to carry on the fun. Booking is essential as places are limited. Pop in or call the library on 01953 850621 Suitable for children aged 9+ or adults.

Wells Library
12 December 2017
10:00 - 10:45

For everyone - Exercise for less active, office workers or people carrying an injury. Come and try it!

Hunstanton Library
13 December 2017
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!

Attleborough Library
13 December 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Come and join in the fun! Enjoy music, movement and rhymes, for ages 2 and above.

Great Yarmouth Library
13 December 2017
9:30 - 12:00

Drop in to hear about the courses available in Yarmouth to those who wish to learn or improve their English. This is in readiness for the main course starting on Monday, 8th January 2018. Interested learners need to come along to this session to be assessed and enrolled. Information contact Gill Murray: : 01603 306589 or email: Gillian.murray2@norfolk.gov.uk

Hethersett Library
13 December 2017
14:15 - 14:45


Costessey Library
13 December 2017
10:30 - 11:00

For 0-3's. Every Wed in term time

Great Yarmouth Library
13 December 2017
17:30 - 18:30

These sessions for 14-17 year olds are organised by GYROS, spaces limited so please contact 01493745260 or email lotti@gros.org.uk for more information. Basic Mindfuless plus bonus sessions of self defence and meditation!

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
13 December 2017
17:45 - 18:45

13 December 2017 17:45 - 18:45 Starting a new business or looking for ongoing business support? Join us at the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library to find out how the Business and Intellectual Property Centre Norfolk can support you. From free business advice to market research and legal information the Business and IP Centre Norfolk is a fantastic place to start for all things business! This session takes place in the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library on the ground floor of the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library. Booking is essential. See www.bipcnorfolk.eventbrite.com or call 01603 774740 for details.

Poringland Library
13 December 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Discover the pleasure of being read short stories and poems in a small friendly group over a cup of tea. Participants are encouraged to share responses in gentle discussion, or just enjoy being read to. If you would like to come but find it difficult to get out and about, we can pay and arrange for a taxi to bring you to and from the library. Dementia friendly. Free, including refreshments.

Great Yarmouth Library
13 December 2017
13:30 - 14:30

Fun, fit & free. Organised by Actve Norfolk, led by Rachel Lacey. Sign up at your first class or for more info contact office@gogeronimo.community or 07375498829. This is a free course for adults running for 9 weeks at Great Yarmouth Library.

Dereham Library
13 December 2017
14:00 - 16:00


Plumstead Road Library
13 December 2017
11:45 - 12:15

Weekly term time bounce, rhyme and story time - why not bring a packed lunch and stay afterwards

Great Yarmouth Library
13 December 2017
14:30 - 15:30

Drop in, £3.50 per session, led by experienced trainer Rachel Lacey.

Great Yarmouth Library
13 December 2017
15:30 - 16:30

Drop in , £3.50, discounts available for multiple bookings. Led by instructor Rachel Lacey.

Taverham Library
13 December 2017
14:15 - 14:45

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

Harleston Library
13 December 2017
10:15 - 11:00

Times vary week by week so please check with the library or on the Harleston Children's Centre programme

Plumstead Road Library
13 December 2017
10:45 - 11:45

Come and join us and enjoy some group singing at your local library. Free drop in sessions - no need to book. Hosted by our wonderful volunteer Heather. For more information about Come Singing contact 01603 452404. www.comesinging.org.uk

Great Yarmouth Library
13 December 2017
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

Wells Library
13 December 2017
10:30 - 12:30

Come along to our knit and natter session. Wednesday 10.30am to 12.30pm every 3 weeks

Earlham Library
13 December 2017
14:00 - 15:30

Come along to our drop in craft group. Browse our book collection, enjoy a chat, pick up and share your crafting secrets Bring your own craft supplies No need to book just turn up - all welcome

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
13 December 2017
10:00 - 17:00

A Music Mirror enables people to capture the sounds of their own memories by linking short written prompts of life story in their own words to recordings of sound and music. These unique personal snapshots of an identity and its soundscape make a valuable toolkit to share with family, friends and carers as comfort, to build bridges and to bring the past to life if memories fade. Book a session with a library volunteer to assist you with creating a Music Mirror for yourself or for a person you care for. To book a session for a date and place that suits your needs please contact caroline on 01603 774781 or email caroline.varney.bowers@norfolk.gov.uk

Gorleston Library
13 December 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Whatever your craft, come along and knit, natter, laugh and crochet. Enjoy yourself in good company!

Gorleston Library
13 December 2017
9:30 - 11:00

Gorleston Library
13 December 2017
10:00 - 11:00


Diss Library
13 December 2017
11:00 - 12:00


Sprowston Library
13 December 2017
10:00 - 12:00

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

Harleston Library
13 December 2017
14:30 - 16:00

Come to our friendly crafting group, bring along your latest project or come for help with new skills, or just for a chat! Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month

Sprowston Library
13 December 2017
14:00 - 16:30

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

Holt Library
13 December 2017
10:00 - 12:00


Plumstead Road Library
13 December 2017
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.

Holt Library
13 December 2017
10:30 - 12:00


Sheringham Library
13 December 2017
10:00 - 13:00

Filter coffee, cup of tea or hot chocolate and biscuits £1.00. Served daily. Come and browse books, read the paper and enjoy some company in our friendly library.

Hethersett Library
13 December 2017
10:30 - 11:30

Come and join our established group. Templates and pens provided. Refreshments available

Hunstanton Library
13 December 2017
15:00 - 17:00

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!

King's Lynn Library
13 December 2017
10:00 - 12:00

Come and enjoy a game of scrabble at King's Lynn Library Every Wednesday 10am - 12 noon

King's Lynn Library
13 December 2017
14:30 - 15:30

Enjoy History? Like to share and hear other people's thoughts and views? Then come to our discussion group on history's top issues... talking the past today! King's Lynn Library, 2nd Wednesday of the month 2.30-3.30pm Diary Dates: 11 January, 8 February, 15 March, 12 April, 10 May, 14 June, 12 July, 9 August, 13 September, 11 October, 8 November, 13 December

North Walsham Library
13 December 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Weekly B & R led by volunteers

Fakenham Library
13 December 2017
10:00 - 10:45


King's Lynn Library
14 December 2017
10:00 - 10:30

Weekly on Thursdays 10am - 10.30am

Downham Market Library
14 December 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Fun songs and rhymes for babies and pre-school children with their parents/carers. Weekly during term time only. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For further information contact the library on 01366 383073

Dersingham Library
14 December 2017
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

Wroxham Library
14 December 2017
14:00 - 16:30

Come and play cribbage every 2nd Thursday of the month. Players of any level welcome.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
14 December 2017
14:00 - 16:00


Poringland Library
14 December 2017
18:00 - 19:00

An evening book group on the 2nd Thursday of every month

Hunstanton Library
14 December 2017
10:30 - 12:30

2nd Thursday in the month with the Norfolk Knitters Come along and knit for charity or if you're a beginner we'll help you get started. Even if you're just visiting Hunstanton come along too! Refreshments available for donation. For further information contact the library on 01485 532280

Sheringham Library
14 December 2017
10:00 - 13:00

Filter coffee, cup of tea or hot chocolate and biscuits £1.00. Served daily. Come and browse books, read the paper and enjoy some company in our friendly library.

Taverham Library
14 December 2017
14:30 - 16:30

Time to meet, to chat or just share a hot drink

Gorleston Library
14 December 2017
10:00 - 12:00

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 Gorleston Library Every Thursday 10:00-12:00

Sheringham Library
14 December 2017
11:00 - 13:00

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

Dersingham Library
14 December 2017
10:00 - 10:30

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

Stalham Library
14 December 2017
14:00 - 16:00


Sheringham Library
14 December 2017
10:30 - 11:30

Are you researching your Family History? Do you need help to find vital clues? Free 1:1 support available from our volunteer. Booking Essential.

Cromer Library
14 December 2017
10:30 - 11:30

Enjoy company, music & exercise at Cromer Library.

Fakenham Library
14 December 2017
14:00 - 16:00


Cromer Library
14 December 2017
10:00 - 12:00

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

Gorleston Library
14 December 2017
13:00 - 16:00

Support from trained staff for those seeking work, looking to update their CV or needing help with their Universal Jobmatch accounts.

Great Yarmouth Library
14 December 2017
10:00 - 14:00

Drop into this friendly group meeting downstairs in the library every Thursday. Small donation for materials, tea/coffee or feel free to bring whatever you are working on at home.

Sprowston Library
14 December 2017
10:30 - 12:30

Feeling at a loose end? Drop into the library for a cuppa and a chat. Crosswords, colouring and other puzzles available. Every Thursday morning, 10.30am-12.30pm.

West Earlham Library
14 December 2017
10:30 - 12:30


Taverham Library
14 December 2017
16:00 - 17:00


Taverham Library
14 December 2017
14:15 - 15:30

Refreshments provided

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
14 December 2017
12:00 - 14:00

Volunteers will support you with a range of activities including searching for information online, using email, shopping online, using online services and social media sites. Places are limited and should be booked at the 1st floor enquiry desk in The Millennium Library either in person or by phoning 01603 774730 Please let us know if you need to cancel a place so that it can be offered to someone else (Please note volunteers have a range of abilities and are not trained computer experts. They will help you to the best of their ability)

Tuckswood Library
14 December 2017
13:15 - 14:00

Rhymes, action songs and games using musical instruments and a chance to learn signs together. For 0-3 yr olds with their parents /carers.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
14 December 2017
10:30 - 11:00


Taverham Library
14 December 2017
16:30 - 17:30

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