Dereham Library

Address: 59, High Street, Dereham, NR19 1DZ

Email: libraries@norfolk.gov.uk

Map of Dereham showing library location

Did you know you can renew your library books online? You'll need your library card and PIN.

Opening hours

Register for our Open Libraries service for easy extended access to the unstaffed library outside normal opening hours using your library card and PIN.

  • Monday 8am-7pm (staffed 9.30am-7pm)
  • Tuesday 8am-7pm (staffed 9.30am-7pm)
  • Wednesday 8am-7pm (staffed 9.30am-7pm)
  • Thursday 8am-7pm (staffed 9.30am-7pm)
  • Friday 8am-7pm (staffed 9.30am-7pm)
  • Saturday 8am-4pm (staffed 9.30am-4pm)
  • Sunday 10am-4pm (Open Libraries access only)

If you just need to drop a book off out of hours, use the letterbox labelled Returns to the right of the main entrance.  Please make sure that books drop into the box completely and aren’t left sticking out.

Computers can be booked online.

Services at Dereham Library

  • Story Sacks
  • Tourist information
  • Recorded music
  • Computer games – DS, Wii and Xbox360 formats
  • Colour photocopier
  • CD Roms for sale
  • Spectacles for sale
  • Induction Loop
  • Wheelchair accessible lift
  • Disabled person's WC
  • Disabled person's parking

Services at all Norfolk libraries

Events

15 August 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and have fun with a selection of games, toys, puzzles and colouring activities available for children and their parents or carers to enjoy together. Stay and Play is a self-serve activity held every Wednesday 2-4pm.

16 August 2018
15:00 - 16:00

Be a Mischief maker and come and make Obnoxious Oblique, Gloopy Poop and Eye ball Slime. Suitable for children aged 5 and over. £3 per child. Booking essential

17 August 2018
9:30 - 11:30

Come along and enjoy some good company over a cuppa with our friendly Knit and Natter group. Bring a project or start something new or swap tips and ideas. Absolute beginners welcome. Every Friday 9.30-11.30am.

20 August 2018
11:00 - 12:00

Come and have boomwhacking fun making music with these tuned percussion tubes! Best for children aged 5 and over. £3 per child. Booking essential.

20 August 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and colour session every Monday 2-4pm. Pencils and colouring sheets provided, or bring your own. Come along, meet new friends and have a doodle!

22 August 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and have fun with a selection of games, toys, puzzles and colouring activities available for children and their parents or carers to enjoy together. Stay and Play is a self-serve activity held every Wednesday 2-4pm.

23 August 2018
10:30 - 12:00

Explore the world of Microbits with staff and volunteers. Learn to code a micro-computer and create your own games. Suitable for children 8-11. FREE. Booking essential.

24 August 2018
9:30 - 11:30

Come along and enjoy some good company over a cuppa with our friendly Knit and Natter group. Bring a project or start something new or swap tips and ideas. Absolute beginners welcome. Every Friday 9.30-11.30am.

27 August 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and colour session every Monday 2-4pm. Pencils and colouring sheets provided, or bring your own. Come along, meet new friends and have a doodle!

28 August 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Feeling at a loose end, or want to get out of the house for a bit? Then come along and get together for a cuppa and a chat with Mayor Hilary Bushell and the Dereham Forget-me-nots. Every last Tuesday of the month 10am-12noon.

29 August 2018
10:00 - 10:45

Storyteller Liam Carroll will be telling stories about mischief making monkeys, disobedient chickens, the coyote who couldn't keep his word, Anancy the spider who liked to play tricks, and of course stories about the Lord of Mischief himself, Loki. These stories are fun, humorous and full of opportunities to join in and make a noise This is a free event, please contact the library for more information

29 August 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and have fun with a selection of games, toys, puzzles and colouring activities available for children and their parents or carers to enjoy together. Stay and Play is a self-serve activity held every Wednesday 2-4pm.

31 August 2018
9:30 - 11:30

Come along and enjoy some good company over a cuppa with our friendly Knit and Natter group. Bring a project or start something new or swap tips and ideas. Absolute beginners welcome. Every Friday 9.30-11.30am.

03 September 2018
11:00 - 12:00

Have a go at learning to play this cute musical instrument and discover out how easy it is to make music! Suitable for children aged 5 and over. £3 per child. Booking essential.

03 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and colour session every Monday 2-4pm. Pencils and colouring sheets provided, or bring your own. Come along, meet new friends and have a doodle!

05 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and have fun with a selection of games, toys, puzzles and colouring activities available for children and their parents or carers to enjoy together. Stay and Play is a self-serve activity held every Wednesday 2-4pm.

07 September 2018
9:30 - 11:30

Come along and enjoy some good company over a cuppa with our friendly Knit and Natter group. Bring a project or start something new or swap tips and ideas. Absolute beginners welcome. Every Friday 9.30-11.30am.

10 September 2018
9:45 - 10:15

Bounce and Rhyme Time at your library! Fun with songs and rhymes for pre-school children and babies and their parents/carers. Held every Monday 9.45-10.15am (excluding bank holidays). All welcome!

10 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and colour session every Monday 2-4pm. Pencils and colouring sheets provided, or bring your own. Come along, meet new friends and have a doodle!

12 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and have fun with a selection of games, toys, puzzles and colouring activities available for children and their parents or carers to enjoy together. Stay and Play is a self-serve activity held every Wednesday 2-4pm.

14 September 2018
9:30 - 11:30

Come along and enjoy some good company over a cuppa with our friendly Knit and Natter group. Bring a project or start something new or swap tips and ideas. Absolute beginners welcome. Every Friday 9.30-11.30am.

15 September 2018
11:00 - 12:00

Completed the Summer Reading Challenge? Join us to celebrate and collect your medal and certificate. Booking essential.

17 September 2018
9:45 - 10:15

Bounce and Rhyme Time at your library! Fun with songs and rhymes for pre-school children and babies and their parents/carers. Held every Monday 9.45-10.15am (excluding bank holidays). All welcome!

17 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and colour session every Monday 2-4pm. Pencils and colouring sheets provided, or bring your own. Come along, meet new friends and have a doodle!

19 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and have fun with a selection of games, toys, puzzles and colouring activities available for children and their parents or carers to enjoy together. Stay and Play is a self-serve activity held every Wednesday 2-4pm.

21 September 2018
9:30 - 11:30

Come along and enjoy some good company over a cuppa with our friendly Knit and Natter group. Bring a project or start something new or swap tips and ideas. Absolute beginners welcome. Every Friday 9.30-11.30am.

24 September 2018
9:45 - 10:15

Bounce and Rhyme Time at your library! Fun with songs and rhymes for pre-school children and babies and their parents/carers. Held every Monday 9.45-10.15am (excluding bank holidays). All welcome!

24 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and colour session every Monday 2-4pm. Pencils and colouring sheets provided, or bring your own. Come along, meet new friends and have a doodle!

25 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Feeling at a loose end, or want to get out of the house for a bit? Then come along and get together for a cuppa and a chat with Mayor Hilary Bushell and the Dereham Forget-me-nots. Every last Tuesday of the month 10am-12noon.

26 September 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in and have fun with a selection of games, toys, puzzles and colouring activities available for children and their parents or carers to enjoy together. Stay and Play is a self-serve activity held every Wednesday 2-4pm.

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