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 Library 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 Library access only)
  • Thursday: 8am-7pm (staffed 10am–7pm)
  • Friday: 8am-7pm (staffed 2–7pm)
  • Saturday: 8am-4pm (staffed 10am-4pm)
  • Sunday: 10am-4pm (Open Library 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

    25 March 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Singing for well being. Come and sing for fun, you don't need any experience or to have a good voice. The taster session will be led by an experienced professional voice coach. The feel good factor from singing is infectious so come and join in. No need to book.

    25 March 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    25 March 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 March 2019
    14:00 - 14:45

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

    26 March 2019
    15:30 - 17:00

    Get creative with classic Lego and Duplo bricks! Tuesday 3.30pm - 5pm term time only. For children aged 5+ (but younger siblings welcome). Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    28 March 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 Please bring own materials and refreshments. Suggested donation of £5 Booking essential - to book call the library on 01328 86271

    28 March 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Come along for a cuppa in good company

    01 April 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.

    01 April 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    02 April 2019
    15:30 - 17:00

    Get creative with classic Lego and Duplo bricks! Tuesday 3.30pm - 5pm term time only. For children aged 5+ (but younger siblings welcome). Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    02 April 2019
    14:00 - 14:45

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

    04 April 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 Please bring own materials and refreshments. Suggested donation of £5 Booking essential - to book call the library on 01328 86271

    04 April 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Come along for a cuppa in good company

    05 April 2019
    19:00 - 21:00

    Words with Wine Fakenham Library Friday April 5, 7 - 9 pm The theme of this evening will be “Renewal”. Please bring along a short pieces of poetry or prose (fact or fiction), which you would enjoy sharing in a friendly atmosphere. If you prefer not to read, come along to just listen. The ticket price is £4, which includes a glass of wine and some nibbles. Please book in advance at the Library desk, and pay on the night at the door. A Friends of Fakenham Library Event.

    08 April 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    08 April 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.

    09 April 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    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

    11 April 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Come along for a cuppa in good company

    15 April 2019
    10:30 - 12:00

    Audio Book Club with the NNAB

    15 April 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.

    15 April 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    16 April 2019
    14:00 - 16:00

    Come along and get creative with classic Lego and Duplo bricks. Ages 5+ but younger siblings welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    18 April 2019
    15:00 - 16:30

    Come and celebrate with us on: Thursday 18th April 3 - 4.30pm Enjoy some light refreshments and music from The Lighters! Free event but donations welcome! For further information contact the library on 01328 862715

    18 April 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Come along for a cuppa in good company

    22 April 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    22 April 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.

    25 April 2019
    14:00 - 15:00

    Come along for a cuppa in good company

    29 April 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 April 2019
    13:00 - 15:00

    Come along and enjoy a game or two!

    01 May 2019
    10:00 - 11:30

    Card making at Fakenham Library Come along and make some fish themed cards! Wednesday 1st May 10am - 11.30am 2 cards per person. £3 payable on booking. Booking essential. Refreshments provided For further information call 01328 862715

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