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

King's Lynn Library
26 June 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

Attleborough Library
26 June 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
26 June 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

Gorleston Library
26 June 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

Gaywood Library
26 June 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

Taverham Library
26 June 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
26 June 2017
13:30 - 15:00

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

Thetford Library
26 June 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Songs and Rhymes for babies/toddlers and their parents/carers. Every Monday, excluding bank holidays, 10:30 - 11:00. No need to book for these free fun sessions

Hethersett Library
26 June 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Come and join our lively knitters and knatters. Learn how to knit or crochet, bring a project or just knatter. Firsat Monday of the month is held at another venue

Blofield Library
26 June 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.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
26 June 2017
13:30 - 14:30

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

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
26 June 2017
13:30 - 14:30

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

Hunstanton Library
26 June 2017
10:30 - 12:00

2nd and 4th Mondays of the month 10.30-12. Just bring along your colouring books and pens. Tea and coffee is available.

Sheringham Library
26 June 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.

Loddon Library
26 June 2017
10:00 - 12:30

Feeling at a loose end? Come and visit the library for a cuppa and a chat. Make new friends or meet old ones. There will also be adult colouring sheets, scrabble and crosswords available.

Dereham Library
26 June 2017
9:45 - 10:15


Dereham Library
26 June 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Chance to meet people while colouring and enjoying a cuppa. Materials provided

Cromer Library
26 June 2017
10:00 - 12:00

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

Hunstanton Library
26 June 2017
14:00 - 14:30

Join us for rhymes and songs for pre-school children and their parents and carers. Mondays 2-2.30pm term time only

Watton Library
26 June 2017
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.

Great Yarmouth Library
26 June 2017
11:15 - 12:15

For families with babies aged 5 months to 3 years. Cost: £4.50 per session or £24 for 6 weeks. Call 07584251208 for more information.

Fakenham Library
26 June 2017
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.

Caister Library
26 June 2017
14:00 - 16:30

Drop in for scrabble, cards, or bring your own board game. Tea and coffee available.

Great Yarmouth Library
26 June 2017
10:30 - 11:30

Bounce and Rhyme is a weekly session of music and rhymes for pre schoolers. Older brothers and sisters welcome All children under eight must be accompanied Free

Costessey Library
26 June 2017
15:15 - 16:15


Aylsham Library
26 June 2017
14:00 - 14:30

Fun with songs, rhymes and books for parents and carers with pre school children.

Sheringham Library
26 June 2017
10:00 - 17:00

Commemorating 100 years since the battle in April 1917 and the Norfolk Regiments involvement. Do you have a story to tell or a relic from the battle then we'd also like to hear from you.

Great Yarmouth Library
26 June 2017
16:30 - 17:30

Great Yarmouth Library
26 June 2017
9:30 - 12:30

Drop in to our friendly informal group and meet new people in your local library.

Great Yarmouth Library
26 June 2017
17:30 - 18:45


Gorleston Library
26 June 2017
13:30 - 14:00


Acle Library
26 June 2017
14:15 - 16:15

Drop in for a friendly game and a chat over a cuppa.

Hellesdon Library
26 June 2017
10:00 - 12:00


Hellesdon Library
26 June 2017
10:00 - 12:00


Hellesdon Library
27 June 2017
11:00 - 11:30


Hellesdon Library
27 June 2017
10:15 - 12:30


Gorleston Library
27 June 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.

Gorleston Library
27 June 2017
18:00 - 19:30

Contact Julie for more details: Julieb785@outlook.com

Great Yarmouth Library
27 June 2017
10:00 - 12:00


Earlham Library
27 June 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.

Sheringham Library
27 June 2017
10:00 - 17:00

Commemorating 100 years since the battle in April 1917 and the Norfolk Regiments involvement. Do you have a story to tell or a relic from the battle then we'd also like to hear from you.

Aylsham Library
27 June 2017
11:00 - 11:45

AImed at children 2-5 years old but everyone is welcome! Children Under 8 must be accompanied by an adult

Mundesley Library
27 June 2017
14:00 - 17:00

Drop In session @ Mundesley Library every two weeks - contact CAB to make an appointment or come along to get advice on issues or concerns

Dersingham Library
27 June 2017
17:00 - 18:00

Starting Tuesday 6th June 5-6pm. This is a free 6 weeks course for beginners with Jayne. Please bring your own mat, blanket and water bottle. Places are limited so please book by contacting the library on 01485 540181

Plumstead Road Library
27 June 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.

Holt Library
27 June 2017
10:00 - 10:30


Holt Library
27 June 2017
10:00 - 10:30


Caister Library
27 June 2017
14:00 - 14:45

Fun, lively session for pre-preschoolers and their parents/carers. Encouraging your child to have a love of books and supporting language development. Free of charge. Weekly in term time, delivered by Caister Children's Centre.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
27 June 2017
16:15 - 17:15

Booking is essential. This course is free but a six week commitment is required. To book please contact: norwich.admin.lib@norfolk.gov.uk

Wroxham Library
27 June 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Not just for children, colouring is now recognised as a relaxing and enjoyable way to promote Well Being. Come along and try it at our new colouring circle, every Tuesday afternoon, 2-4pm. All materials provided, though you are very welcome to bring your own.

Costessey Library
27 June 2017
17:30 - 18:30

Breckland Bookworms meet on the last Tuesday of the month at 5.30 to discuss the previous months book

Plumstead Road Library
27 June 2017
13:30 - 14:00

Bounce, rhyme and story time at your library! Fun with songs, rhymes and books for pre-school children and their parents/carers. Held every Tuesday 1.30-2pm. All welcome!

Stalham Library
27 June 2017
15:00 - 00:00

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!

North Walsham Library
27 June 2017
9:30 - 12:30

Are you thinking of buying or have just bought a tablet but not sure how to use it? Come and find out the basic information to give you the confidence to explore the digital world. This course will introduce you to tablets, apps, surf the Internet, using social media such as Skype and face time, using email. This course is suitable for people who would like to gain introductory knowledge of using tablets. No prior knowledge is needed.

King's Lynn Library
27 June 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
27 June 2017
14:00 - 14:30

Rhymetimes for the youngest babies, held in the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Children's Library Rhymes, books and songs for babies under fifteen months, or who are not yet walking: To comply with health and safety regulations, this event is strictly limited to 30 children, plus accompanying adults. Please arrive in plenty of time to collect a numbered sticker from library staff, and to find a seat. We ask you to cooperate with staff, and thank you for helping to make the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Children's Library a safe and comfortable space.

Sheringham Library
27 June 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.

Thetford Library
27 June 2017
14:00 - 15:00

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.

Poringland Library
27 June 2017
9:45 - 10:30


Poringland Library
27 June 2017
14:00 - 16:00

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

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


Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
27 June 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)

King's Lynn Library
27 June 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

Gaywood Library
27 June 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

Downham Market Library
27 June 2017
10:00 - 12:00

Come along and enjoy a game of scrabble! Downham Market Library Every Tuesday (term time only - no sessions in school holidays) 10am - 12 noon. No need to book but places on a first come basis. Dates: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st January 7th, 21st, 28th February 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th March 18th, 25th April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th June For further information contact the library on 01366 383073.

Fakenham Library
27 June 2017
14:00 - 15:00


Mundesley Library
27 June 2017
16:00 - 17:00

Come and join us and help knit for good causes.

North Walsham Library
28 June 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Weekly B & R led by volunteers

Fakenham Library
28 June 2017
10:00 - 10:45


Wells Library
28 June 2017
10:30 - 12:30

If you fancy having a chat to others while sharing knitting tips and patterns, come along for our Knit and Knatter sessions. The group meets on Wednesdays from 10.30am-12.30pm at Wells Library Dates for 2017 are: Wednesday 11 January Wednesday 1 February Wednesday 22 February Wednesday 15 March Wednesday 5 April Wednesday 26 April Wednesday 17 May Wednesday 7 June Wednesday 28 June

King's Lynn Library
28 June 2017
14:30 - 15:30

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

King's Lynn Library
28 June 2017
10:00 - 12:00

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

Diss Library
28 June 2017
18:30 - 19:30

Join our friendly book group at the library

Hethersett Library
28 June 2017
10:30 - 11:30

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

Costessey Library
28 June 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Come and share songs and rhymes with your baby. Aimed at 0- 21/2year olds but older children welcome Term time only

Fakenham Library
28 June 2017
14:00 - 15:00


Sheringham Library
28 June 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
28 June 2017
14:30 - 16:30


Hunstanton Library
28 June 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!

Great Yarmouth Library
28 June 2017
14:45 - 15:30

Seated exercise to help mobilise your joints, improve muscle tone and increase fitness. £3.50 per session. With Sue Potter of Spot on Fitness. Text 077807079972 or email susan_potter_57@hotmail.com for more information.

Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
28 June 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

Mile Cross Library
28 June 2017
10:30 - 12:30

Feeling at a loose end? Come and visit the library for a cuppa and a chat. Make new friends or meet old ones. There will also be cribbage, scrabble and crosswords available.

Watton Library
28 June 2017
14:00 - 15:00

Come along to a friendly book group which meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month 2-3pm. New members are welcome. For more information please call the library on 01953 881671.

Plumstead Road Library
28 June 2017
14:00 - 16:00

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 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 10.30am-12.30pm / 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 2-4pm. Contact the library on 01603 433455 for more information and booking.

Plumstead Road Library
28 June 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.

Harleston Library
28 June 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

Harleston Library
28 June 2017
10:15 - 11:00

A session of songs, stories and rhymes for little ones and their parents and carers. On alternate Wednesdays there are 2 separate sessions for babies and toddlers, please phone the library to check.

Sprowston Library
28 June 2017
14:00 - 16:30

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

Holt Library
28 June 2017
10:30 - 12:00


Sprowston Library
28 June 2017
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
28 June 2017
10:00 - 12:00


Watton Library
28 June 2017
10:00 - 11:00

Develop a love of books and stories in this fun play session based on a different story every week. Weekly during term time.

Diss Library
28 June 2017
11:00 - 12:00


Dereham Library
28 June 2017
14:15 - 14:45


Hunstanton Library
28 June 2017
19:30 - 21:30

Come and join us for a night with TIMESCAPE - Wednesday 28th June 7.30-9.30pm. Sing along and jive to some songs from the 1940s and ‘50s and enjoy some tea and cake too! Booking essential. Tickets are £5 per person, payable in advance and non-refundable. Ticket price includes refreshments and a piece of cake. For further information and to book please ask library staff or call 01485 532280.

Thetford Library
28 June 2017
10:00 - 10:45

10.00am - 10.45am Thetford Library Term Time Only Please contact outreach team at Surestart for more details: 01842 766438

King's Lynn Library
28 June 2017
13:00 - 13:45

Join us for seated exercise to promote mobility on Wednesday June 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th from 1pm until 1.45pm. This course is FREE but booking is essential. Please call the library on 01553 761393 to reserve your place.

Sheringham Library
28 June 2017
10:00 - 17:00

Commemorating 100 years since the battle in April 1917 and the Norfolk Regiments involvement. Do you have a story to tell or a relic from the battle then we'd also like to hear from you.

Gaywood Library
28 June 2017
12:00 - 14:00

Do you or someone you know suffer from arthritis? Would you like to be part of an arthritis support group? If so drop in for this meeting at Gaywood Library Wednesday 28th June 12pm - 2pm No need to book, just come along. For further information please contact the library on 01553 768498 or email ChrisP@arthritiscare.org.uk