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

Fakenham Library
17 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00


Stalham Library
17 August 2017
14:00 - 14:00

Everybody welcome ! refreshment's are available for a small fee

Fakenham Library
17 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00


Downham Market Library
17 August 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

Wroxham Library
17 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Come along to Wroxham Library and chat with fellow creators while doing your knitting, crocheting or sewing. The third Thursday of every month, 2-4pm.

King's Lynn Library
17 August 2017
18:00 - 19:00

Looking for a good read? Want to discuss books with others? Then join our monthly book group at King's Lynn Library which meets on the third Friday of the month at the library from 6-7pm

Dersingham Library
17 August 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

Wymondham Library
17 August 2017
17:00 - 19:00

Bring your own wool, needles and hooks. No need to book. Just turn up. For more information Tel: 01953 603319

Wymondham Library
17 August 2017
10:00 - 12:00

The job service is completely free and here to help you. The trained career advisors can tell you what jobs or training are available and how to apply. You can either make an appointment for a one to one meeting with an advisor or just drop in to an open session. Support includes: • advice and support • information about local opportunities • computers and internet access • business start-up information • training, courses and apprenticeship information • help with CVs, job applications and covering letters • help with transport

King's Lynn Library
17 August 2017
10:00 - 10:30

Weekly on Thursdays 10am - 10.30am

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
17 August 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)

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
17 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00


King's Lynn Library
17 August 2017
10:00 - 12:00

Come and join us for a lively game of Trivial Pursuit. 5th January, 2nd February, 2nd March, 30th March, 27th April, 25th May, 22nd June, 20th July, 17th August, 14th September, 12th October, 9th November, 7th December

Poringland Library
17 August 2017
14:00 - 15:30

NORFOLK AND NORWICH ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND WILL BE HOLDING INFORMATION SESSIONS IN THE LIBRARY ON A MONTHLY BASIS. THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH

Sheringham Library
17 August 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.

Sheringham Library
17 August 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.

Sheringham Library
17 August 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.

Long Stratton Library
17 August 2017
14:00 - 17:00

Feeling at a loose end? Come and visit the library for a cuppa and a chat. Make new friends or meet old ones. Adult colouring sheets and crosswords available or just pop in and read the newspaper.

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

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

Dereham Library
17 August 2017
10:00 - 12:30

Time to meet, chat or just share a hot drink. Scrabble, cribbage and crossword puzzles available

Gorleston Library
17 August 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

Dersingham Library
17 August 2017
14:30 - 16:00

Join Mick for a short walk around the village and then refreshments at the library afterwards. This walk is perfect for those wanting to gently build up their walking stamina. The Walks are every 3rd Thursday of the month, meeting at the library at 2.30pm.

Sprowston Library
17 August 2017
14:00 - 15:00

Join our friendly book group at Sprowston Library to read and discuss a range of different titles. New members welcome.

Cromer Library
17 August 2017
10:30 - 11:30

Enjoy company, music & exercise at Cromer Library.

Fakenham Library
17 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00


Cromer Library
17 August 2017
10:00 - 12:00

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

Sheringham Library
17 August 2017
10:30 - 11:30

Free practical advice available on a 1:1 Basis with a library volunteer. Fortnightly sessions to help find that vital clue. Please book.

Gorleston Library
17 August 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.

Thetford Library
17 August 2017
13:30 - 15:00

Gruffalo themed story time, crafts and activities for under 8's. £3 per child or £6 per family. Booking essential.

Hellesdon Library
17 August 2017
6:00 - 7:00


Dersingham Library
17 August 2017
14:30 - 16:00

There's no such thing as the Gruffalo! Or is there? A mouse took a stroll in the deep, dark wood...To scare off his enemies he invents tales of a fantastical creature called the Gruffalo. So, imagine his surprise when he meets the REAL Gruffalo! Come along and make a Gruffalo mask, a snake and a mouse! This event is suitable for children under 8 and tickets are £3 per child payable in advance

Sprowston Library
17 August 2017
10:00 - 12:00

Computer support sessions with our Computer Buddy to help you get online to shop, fill in forms, set up an email account and more! Sessions held every Thursday, 10am-12noon. Drop in or book a session in advance. Contact the library on 01603 408426 for more information and booking.

Caister Library
17 August 2017
14:30 - 16:00

Only suitable for 8 years and over. £3 per child. We will do fingerprinting, chromatography & more! Book in advance: Drop into the library or contact caister.lib@norfolk.gov.uk / 01493720594

Long Stratton Library
17 August 2017
14:30 - 15:30

Got what it takes to join the Animal Agents? Then test your skills at the Detective Academy! Dust for finger prints, look for clues and solve the mystery. This event is for children aged 8+ and tickets are £3 per child payable in advance by calling 01508 530797

Tuckswood Library
17 August 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.

Swaffham Library
17 August 2017
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.

Reepham Library
17 August 2017
11:00 - 12:30

Have a go at: Finger print detection, taking a cast, handwriting indentations, visual detection and working with witness statements Charge of £3 to cover materials. Suitable for children 8 years and over. Please contact the library to book a place.

Caister Library
17 August 2017
10:00 - 12:00

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

Great Yarmouth Library
17 August 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.

Great Yarmouth Library
17 August 2017
10:30 - 12:30

Drop in to this friendly group and bring along whatever you are working on. Donations gratefully accepted for other materials. Tea/Coffee available.

Downham Market Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 12:30

Join our library session at Downham Market Library Friday 18th August Drop in between 10.30am - 12.30pm Sessions aimed at families with children 0 - 11 years of age

Martham Library
18 August 2017
14:30 - 15:00

Free stories, songs and rhymes for preschoolers.

Hethersett Library
18 August 2017
15:30 - 16:30


Great Yarmouth Library
18 August 2017
19:00 - 20:00

The art and tradition of self defence in this relaxed, friendly clas with Nando Dojo. Fees Apply. More info: www.facebook.com/nando-dojo

Great Yarmouth Library
18 August 2017
18:00 - 19:00

The Art and Tradition of self defense for children. First class free then small fee. With Sensei Nando. More info: www.facebook.com/nando-dojo

Watton Library
18 August 2017
13:30 - 15:30

Join us to play Chess, Dominoes and other board games with likeminded people. In partnership with Wayland Partnership Development Trust's Happy Project. Fridays 1.30-3.30pm

King's Lynn Library
18 August 2017
9:30 - 10:00

Are your children struggling to learn their times tables? Then why not try this game that makes maths fun for all the family? You can join our free weekly holiday sessions at the library on Friday 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th August 9.30-10am. This event is suitable for children 7-9 years old and their parents or carers. Please book a place by calling 01553 761393

Caister Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Please join us in the library for a story time for young children & crafts for all ages. Free.

Acle Library
18 August 2017
14:30 - 16:00

Join in with Summer Reading Challenge Fun! We'll make mini mammoths & hear a story.

Sprowston Library
18 August 2017
14:30 - 15:15

Fun and interactive stories aimed at 4-7 year olds told by performance storyteller Liam Carroll. The session should leave children multiplying their demands for stories, being twice as impressed with learning and adding to their understanding of maths! A free event.

Plumstead Road Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 11:15

Fun and interactive stories aimed at 4-7 year olds told by performance storyteller Liam Carroll. The session should leave children multiplying their demands for stories, being twice as impressed with learning and adding to their understanding of maths! A free event.

Hellesdon Library
18 August 2017
10:00 - 12:00


King's Lynn Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 12:00

Would you survive a zombie attack? Take challenges, find the tools to help you survive a zombie invasion, make your own mini zombie, and learn to walk and run like a zombie with ‘Zombie Callum'. This is a special event for children 10+. Tickets are £3 each and must be booked in advance by calling 01553 761393. Please bring an old t-shirt that you don't mind us destroying!

King's Lynn Library
18 August 2017
16:00 - 17:00

Come along and try out a little Scratch coding and find out how you could join our next Code Club. This session is aimed at children over 8. Booking is essential.

Loddon Library
18 August 2017
15:30 - 16:30

Open to children of all ages.

Thetford Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 11:30


Gaywood Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Songs, rhymes and books for parents/carers with preschool children Gaywood Library Fridays 10.30 - 11am on 28th July, 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th August No booking necessary, for more information please contact the library on 01553 768498 Children must be accompanied by an adult.

North Walsham Library
18 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00

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

Gaywood Library
18 August 2017
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.

Aylsham Library
18 August 2017
10:00 - 12:00

Do you need help to set up or use your email? Or maybe to apply for a job online? Or just 'surfing the web'? Our computer buddy can help! Book a half hour session by calling 01263 732 320 or dropping in to see us.

Sheringham Library
18 August 2017
10:00 - 11:00

Free practical help available on a 1:1 basis with a library volunteer. Contact the library to book a session or your own laptop, tablet, IPad or use our computers.

Wells Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 12:00

Come and join the Dogs Trust for a morning of doggy storytelling and craft activities. Children up to 12 years and their families welcome. This activity is FREE but can be booked in advance by calling 01328 710 467

Sprowston Library
18 August 2017
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
18 August 2017
9:30 - 12:00


Tuckswood Library
18 August 2017
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.

Mundesley Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 12:30

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

Gorleston Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 11:30

Get active with fun movement to music, mini disco and healthy snack - £1 per child. Suitable for walking age to 5. Fortnightly in term time. Check the library or Facebook page for dates.

Wells Library
18 August 2017
11:00 - 12:00

Fancy making some new friends, or just to have a good old chat? Then come along to our FREE weekly drop in sessions for a good old fashion chatter with a cup of tea and biscuit. Fridays 11am - 12 Noon

Sheringham Library
18 August 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.

Sheringham Library
18 August 2017
10:00 - 11:00

Struggling with the Internet? Do you want to join Facebook, shop online or just send an e mail. Free one hour sessions with our volunteer Computer Buddy on Fridays. Booking Essential.

King's Lynn Library
18 August 2017
14:00 - 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 01553 761393 to book!

Gaywood Library
18 August 2017
14:30 - 16:30

Come along and enjoy some colouring in with others. Materials provided. Gaywood Library Every Friday 2.30 - 4.30pm (except Bank Holidays) Refreshments provided for a donation. For further information call the library on 01553 768498

Hunstanton Library
18 August 2017
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

Cromer Library
18 August 2017
10:30 - 12:00


Downham Market Library
18 August 2017
10:00 - 12:00


Thetford Library
18 August 2017
10:15 - 11:45

A chance to find out about the library's local history collections and the history of Thetford. Meets on the third Friday of each month at Thetford Library 10.15 - 11.45. Friday 20th January Friday 17th February Friday 17th March Friday 28th April(fourth Friday) Friday 19th May Friday 16th June Friday 21st July Friday 18th August Friday 15th September Friday 20th October Friday 17th November Friday 15th December For more information please call 01842 752048 or email: thetford.lib@norfolk.gov.uk

Great Yarmouth Library
18 August 2017
14:00 - 16:30

Come along to Great Yarmouth Library to enjoy a game of scrabble. All welcome

Stalham Library
19 August 2017
11:00 - 12:30

Come along to Stalham Library to share your Knitting, Sewing and other Crafty Skills with others. Please bring your latest project or join us to learn something new. Everybody is welcome and refreshments are available for small fee.

Sheringham Library
19 August 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.

Swaffham Library
19 August 2017
10:00 - 11:30

Join us to play games including Draughts, Dominoes and Scrabble in a relaxed, friendly environment. Saturdays, 10:00-11.30pm

Aylsham Library
19 August 2017
9:30 - 17:00

Do you fancy writing you own Animal Agents Short Story? Enter our Animal Agents Writing Competition, especially for the Summer Reading Challenge! There are two age categories; 5-8 years and 9-11 years; and the winning entries in each category will be read at the Summer Reading Medal Ceremony on Wednesday 13th September. Entries must be typed and no longer than 500 words. Don't forget to state your name, age, and contact details on your entry. Email entries to claire.sharland@norfolk.gov.uk or drop them into Aylsham Library. Closing date for all entries is Friday 1st September.

Tuckswood Library
19 August 2017
14:00 - 15:30

Try something new and learn to knit this summer! All materials supplied and suitable for children aged 6-12 yrs. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.

Sheringham Library
19 August 2017
10:00 - 12:00

Silver & Ward solicitor available to discuss making a will, Power of Attorney, Divorce & separation, family issues

Great Yarmouth Library
19 August 2017
11:00 - 13:00

Free, drop in, family crafts for all. Donations welcome to the Friends of Great Yarmouth Library

Tuckswood Library
19 August 2017
10:30 - 12:00

Aylsham Library
20 August 2017
11:00 - 13:30

An informal group of knitters and crocheters. Refreshments are available for a small donation.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
20 August 2017
14:30 - 15:45

Suitable for accompanied children aged 4-8 years. Heritage Sundays are free and booking is not required. 01603 774740 heritagecentre@norfolk.gov.uk http://norwichmillenniumlibrary.eventbrite.co.uk

Sheringham Library
20 August 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.

Gaywood Library
21 August 2017
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

Gorleston Library
21 August 2017
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

King's Lynn Library
21 August 2017
10:00 - 10:30

Free weekly bounce and rhyme session Every Monday 10am - 10.30am At King's Lynn Library, London Road, King's Lynn, PE30 5EZ

Attleborough Library
21 August 2017
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...

King's Lynn Library
21 August 2017
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 King's Lynn Library Every Monday 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Blofield Library
21 August 2017
14:00 - 15:00

Bring your latest crafty projects and enjoy a creative afternoon with a chat and cuppa with our friendly crafty group.

Taverham Library
21 August 2017
14:15 - 14:45

Bounce and Rhyme Time returns to Taverham Library from 16th January. Weekly fun with songs, rhymes and books for parents and carers with children up to pre school.

Dersingham Library
21 August 2017
18:00 - 19:00

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

Dersingham Library
21 August 2017
13:30 - 15:00

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

Sheringham Library
21 August 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.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
21 August 2017
13:30 - 14:30

Weekly sessions will take place on the first floor of the Millennium Library.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
21 August 2017
13:30 - 14:30

Weekly sessions will take place on the first floor of the Millennium Library.