Fakenham Library

Address: Oak Street, Fakenham, NR21 9DY

Email: libraries@norfolk.gov.uk

Map of Fakenham 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 10am–7pm)
  • Tuesday: 8am-7pm (staffed 10am–7pm)
  • Wednesday: 8am-7pm (Open Libraries access only)
  • Thursday: 8am-7pm (staffed 10am–7pm)
  • Friday: 8am-7pm (staffed 2–7pm)
  • Saturday: 8am-4pm (staffed 10am-4pm)
  • Sunday: 10am-4pm (Open Libraries access only) 

If you just need to drop a book off out of hours, use the letterbox 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 Fakenham Library

    • Story Sacks
    • Photocopier
    • Computer games – DS and Wii formats
    • Recorded music
    • Babychange unit
    • Automatic doors
    • Disabled person's WC
    • Disabled person's parking
    • Car park
    • Tourist Information Point
    • Fakenham and District Community Archive

    Services at all Norfolk libraries

    Events

    24 January 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Come along for a cuppa in good company

    24 January 2019
    13:00 - 14:30

    Art Shed at Fakenham Library An informal opportunity to develop drawing a watercolour skills with local tutor Sara Dyson. 4 weeks on Thursdays 1 - 2.30pm on the following dates: 24th and 31st January, 7th February and 14th February Please bring own materials and refreshments. Suggested donation of £5 Booking essential - to book call the library on 01328 862715

    28 January 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    28 January 2019
    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.

    29 January 2019
    14:00 - 14:45

    Songs and rhymes for pre school children and their parents/carers

    31 January 2019
    13:00 - 14:30

    Art Shed at Fakenham Library An informal opportunity to develop drawing a watercolour skills with local tutor Sara Dyson. 4 weeks on Thursdays 1 - 2.30pm on the following dates: 24th and 31st January, 7th February and 14th February Please bring own materials and refreshments. Suggested donation of £5 Booking essential - to book call the library on 01328 862715

    31 January 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Come along for a cuppa in good company

    04 February 2019
    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.

    04 February 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    05 February 2019
    10:30 - 12:00

    Rag Rug Club at Fakenham Library

    05 February 2019
    10:30 - 12:00

    Fakenham Library tuesday 5th February 10.30am - 12pm Careline Community Service is part of the Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. We offer: Careline Personal alarms Assistive technology (falls and smoke detectors) Key Safes Minor adaptations Falls Prevention measures (grab rails and half steps) Home security measures Contact 01553 760671 for further information about Careline. For further information please contact the library

    05 February 2019
    14:00 - 14:45

    Songs and rhymes for pre school children and their parents/carers

    07 February 2019
    13:00 - 14:30

    Art Shed at Fakenham Library An informal opportunity to develop drawing a watercolour skills with local tutor Sara Dyson. 4 weeks on Thursdays 1 - 2.30pm on the following dates: 24th and 31st January, 7th February and 14th February Please bring own materials and refreshments. Suggested donation of £5 Booking essential - to book call the library on 01328 862715

    07 February 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Elly Griffiths will be visiting Fakenham Library to talk about her latest Dr Ruth Galloway Book ‘ The Stone Circle' Fakenham Library Thursday 7th February 2pm - 3pm Booking essential- tickets £5 (payable in advance) includes refreshments. To book please visit the library or contact us on 01328 862715. A Fakenham Library Friends event

    11 February 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    11 February 2019
    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.

    12 February 2019
    14:00 - 14:45

    Songs and rhymes for pre school children and their parents/carers

    14 February 2019
    13:00 - 14:30

    Art Shed at Fakenham Library An informal opportunity to develop drawing a watercolour skills with local tutor Sara Dyson. 4 weeks on Thursdays 1 - 2.30pm on the following dates: 24th and 31st January, 7th February and 14th February Please bring own materials and refreshments. Suggested donation of £5 Booking essential - to book call the library on 01328 862715

    14 February 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Come along for a cuppa in good company

    18 February 2019
    10:30 - 12:00

    Audio Book Club with the NNAB

    18 February 2019
    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.

    18 February 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    19 February 2019
    11:00 - 11:45

    Join us for a storytime with a difference: Meet Code-a-Pillar and learn some early coding skills. Perfect for young digital explorers aged 4 - 6. Monday 18th February 11am - 11.45am at Fakenham Library Booking essential. To book contact the library on 01328 862715. www.norfolk.gov.uk/digifest

    19 February 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Fakenham Library Tuesday 19th February 2 - 3pm Enjoy getting up and moving to music with the Sticky Kids CD. Mini Movers is for pre-school age to encourage movement to music and song whilst developing numeracy and literacy skill Booking essential - to book contact the library on 01328 862715

    19 February 2019
    14:00 - 14:45

    Songs and rhymes for pre school children and their parents/carers

    21 February 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Come along for a cuppa in good company

    25 February 2019
    17:30 - 18:30

    If you enjoy a good mystery or crime story and would be interested in joining this new book club please let a member of staff know. The group will first meet on a Monday 25th February 5.30pm - 6.30pm Come along to find out more! For further information contact the library on 01328 862715

    25 February 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    25 February 2019
    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.

    26 February 2019
    14:00 - 14:45

    Songs and rhymes for pre school children and their parents/carers

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