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

  • Baby weigh station
  • Cycle parking
  • Story Sacks
  • Tourist information
  • Recorded music
  • Colour photocopier/printer
  • Induction Loop
  • Wheelchair accessible lift
  • Disabled person's WC
  • Disabled person's parking

Services at all Norfolk libraries

Events

21 January 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in for a friendly chat and a cuppa over a board game or relaxing colouring activity. All welcome. Every Monday 2-4pm.

21 January 2019
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!

21 January 2019
17:30 - 18:45

Come and join the the newly formed Dereham Library Friends group to get involved with activities and initiatives to support and promote your local library within the local community. Come along to the meeting or call the library on 01362 693184 to find out more. All welcome.

22 January 2019
10:00 - 11:30

Join Laura and Sarah from Glass House Dance for a ‘Dance and Social.' A fun and uplifting Hollywood extravaganza! These sessions include music, games and dancing to the worlds greatest musicals. We positively encourage dressing up! And what would a social dance be without tea and cake! These sessions are dementia inclusive and everyone is welcome - no experience is necessary. The workshops are FREE to attend, voluntary donations are welcome. Transport: If you need assistance to attend the event, please contact: community@breckland.gov.uk or call: 01362 656870 Reserving a place is recommended. Contact: community@breckland.gov.uk or call: 01362 656870 This event is organised by the Silver Social - A daytime touring arts programme, aimed at older people (open to all) in community venues across Breckland, Norfolk.

23 January 2019
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 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with one of our IT Support volunteers to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-12noon at Dereham Library. Booking is recommended, although drop-in sessions are possible, but subject to availability. Contact the library on 01362 693184 for more information and booking.

23 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Join the Dereham Carnival Crafters for a friendly chat over a cuppa and craft projects.

24 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with one of our IT Support volunteers to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-12noon at Dereham Library. Booking is recommended, although drop-in sessions are possible, but subject to availability. Contact the library on 01362 693184 for more information and booking.

24 January 2019
16:00 - 17:00

Develop your coding skills to make your own games, animations, and websites at one of our short Code Club series for 8-12yr olds. Booking is essential as places are limited. Contact the library on 01632 693184 for more information and booking.

25 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00

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 10am-12noon.

26 January 2019
10:30 - 12:00

Get creative at our weekly Lego Club. It's free and no booking necessary. Suitable for children aged 6+. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.

28 January 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in for a friendly chat and a cuppa over a board game or relaxing colouring activity. All welcome. Every Monday 2-4pm.

28 January 2019
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!

29 January 2019
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.

30 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Join the Dereham Carnival Crafters for a friendly chat over a cuppa and craft projects.

30 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with one of our IT Support volunteers to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-12noon at Dereham Library. Booking is recommended, although drop-in sessions are possible, but subject to availability. Contact the library on 01362 693184 for more information and booking.

30 January 2019
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 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with one of our IT Support volunteers to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-12noon at Dereham Library. Booking is recommended, although drop-in sessions are possible, but subject to availability. Contact the library on 01362 693184 for more information and booking.

31 January 2019
16:00 - 17:00

Develop your coding skills to make your own games, animations, and websites at one of our short Code Club series for 8-12yr olds. Booking is essential as places are limited. Contact the library on 01632 693184 for more information and booking.

01 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

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 10am-12noon.

02 February 2019
10:30 - 12:00

Get creative at our weekly Lego Club. It's free and no booking necessary. Suitable for children aged 6+. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.

02 February 2019
13:30 - 15:00

Your chance to get hands-on with a real robot. Can you code fast enough to stop him destroying the city? Recommended for children aged 6-9yrs - no coding experience required. Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult. Find more events and book at www.norfolk.gov.uk/digifest or speak to library staff. Spaces are limited, so book now.

04 February 2019
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!

04 February 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Drop in for a friendly chat and a cuppa over a board game or relaxing colouring activity. All welcome. Every Monday 2-4pm.

06 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Join the Dereham Carnival Crafters for a friendly chat over a cuppa and craft projects.

06 February 2019
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.

06 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with one of our IT Support volunteers to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-12noon at Dereham Library. Booking is recommended, although drop-in sessions are possible, but subject to availability. Contact the library on 01362 693184 for more information and booking.

07 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with one of our IT Support volunteers to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-12noon at Dereham Library. Booking is recommended, although drop-in sessions are possible, but subject to availability. Contact the library on 01362 693184 for more information and booking.

07 February 2019
16:00 - 17:00

Develop your coding skills to make your own games, animations, and websites at one of our short Code Club series for 8-12yr olds. Booking is essential as places are limited. Contact the library on 01632 693184 for more information and booking.

08 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

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 10am-12noon.

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