Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library

Address: The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich NR2 1AW

Email: libraries@norfolk.gov.uk

Map of Norwich showing location of Forum

The Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library is located at the Forum in Norwich.  The Forum is home to several organisations and is a focus for a wide range of learning and cultural activities in the centre of Norwich. It houses learning organisations, cafe, restaurant and takeaway facilities, as well as the state of the art Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library.

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

Opening hours

Main Library

  • Monday - Friday: 8am-10am (Open Library access first floor only)
  • Monday - Friday: 10am-7pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm

Express Library

  • Monday - Friday: 10am-7pm
  • Saturday: 9am-7pm
  • Sunday: 10.30am-4.30pm

Children’s Library

  • Monday - Friday: 10am-7pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday: 10.30am-4.30pm

2nd Air Division Memorial Library

  • Monday - Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm

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

Computers can be booked online.

Services at Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library

  • Norfolk Heritage Centre
  • 2nd Air Division Memorial Library
  • Children’s Library
  • Express Library, quick choice paperback collection
  • Business information
  • Books in foreign and community languages
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Story Sacks
  • Reading groups
  • Music Sets service
  • Recorded music
  • Computer games – DS, Wii and Xbox 360 formats
  • Colour photocopier
  • Colour printing
  • Disabled person's WC
  • Induction Loop
  • Car park (in Forum)
  • Disabled person’s parking
  • Wheelchair accessible lift
  • Out of hours book drop (situated on the ground floor at the entrance to the Millennium Library)

Services at all Norfolk libraries

Events

19 June 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Every Tuesday 2-2.30pm during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 0-15 months. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

19 June 2018
17:30 - 18:30

Free, bookable Internet Support with volunteers. Great if you need some help accessing services online, emailing, searching the Internet or filling in online forms. Sessions can be booked by speaking to a member of staff or by phoning 01603 774730

21 June 2018
11:00 - 13:00

Free, rapid HIV testing available on Thursdays 11 - 1 at The Millennium Library (appointment only). Have a chat with trained Terrence Higgins Trust staff in a private room, take your free test and see your results in 60 seconds. To book an HIV fastest appointment contact Terrence Higgins Trust Norfolk Tel 01603 226666 norfolksexualhealth@tht.org.uk

21 June 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Come along to this friendly group to share ideas and swap tips on knitting and other needlework crafts. Bring along your own project to work on or take a look through the large collection of craft books in the library. New members welcome to this drop in group. Free & no need to book. If you have a question about this group please contact Caroline 01603 774781 This group meets at the first floor tables

21 June 2018
11:00 - 17:00

Join us on the ground floor of the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library for a day filled with free live music! Here is our amazing line up of talented musicians: 11:00 - The Norfolk Pianist, Martin Kendall Midday - Xenia Horne & Caroline Bishop, Harp & Violin 13:00 - Carrie O'Donnell, Piano 14:00-15:30 - Norwich School, Making Musicians (String Quartet and Soloists) 16:00 - Katie Schutte, Violin Piano kindly provided by Cookes Pianos This is a free drop-in event, just come in, sit down and enjoy! No booking necessary.

21 June 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Every Thursday 10.30-11am during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 15 months to 3 years. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

22 June 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Every Friday 10.30-11am during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 3 to 5 years. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

25 June 2018
13:00 - 14:00

Need help with local or family history? Call 01603 774740 to book a free half hour 1:1 advice session with our Archive Specialist from Norfolk Record Office (other days/times available on request).

25 June 2018
19:00 - 20:30

A talk by Suzie Harrison and Rich Cobb from the Cambridge American Cemetery. To book your free tickets phone 01603 774747, email 2admemorial@norfolk.gov.uk or find us on Eventbrite.

26 June 2018
17:30 - 18:30

Free, bookable Internet Support with volunteers. Great if you need some help accessing services online, emailing, searching the Internet or filling in online forms. Sessions can be booked by speaking to a member of staff or by phoning 01603 774730

26 June 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Every Tuesday 2-2.30pm during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 0-15 months. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

27 June 2018
17:45 - 18:45

What are the practicalities of business finance? An essential part of running a business is keeping control of the money invested in it - understanding where the money comes from, where it goes, and why sometimes there's not as much left over as you expected! This Spotlight event looks at many of the financial aspects that need your attention as a new or an existing business. We'll help you understand how money makes the wheels of your business go round and what you have to do to ensure they don't come to a stop. To book your free ticket please visit: www.bipcnorfolk.eventbrite.com

27 June 2018
10:30 - 17:00

Are you considering starting a new business? Do you need help with your existing business? Book a free, 1.5 hour, impartial, one-to-one session at the Business and IP Centre Norfolk with Genix Business Support. Genix's experienced business adviser will help you with support, suggestions and advice, all free of charge. Booking is essential: www.bipcnorfolk.eventbrite.com

28 June 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Every Thursday 10.30-11am during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 15 months to 3 years. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

28 June 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Come along to this friendly group to share ideas and swap tips on knitting and other needlework crafts. Bring along your own project to work on or take a look through the large collection of craft books in the library. New members welcome to this drop in group. Free & no need to book. If you have a question about this group please contact Caroline 01603 774781 This group meets at the first floor tables

28 June 2018
11:00 - 13:00

Free, rapid HIV testing available on Thursdays 11 - 1 at The Millennium Library (appointment only). Have a chat with trained Terrence Higgins Trust staff in a private room, take your free test and see your results in 60 seconds. To book an HIV fastest appointment contact Terrence Higgins Trust Norfolk Tel 01603 226666 norfolksexualhealth@tht.org.uk

29 June 2018
17:30 - 21:00

Featuring 1940s music with the band Timescape with a bit of history peppered in! To book your free tickets phone us on 10603 774747 or email 2admemorial.lib@norfolk.gov.uk

29 June 2018
10:30 - 12:00

Get together to reminisce, discover more about our local history collection, and share memories over a cup of tea. At Norfolk Heritage Centre, Vernon Castle room

29 June 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Every Friday 10.30-11am during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 3 to 5 years. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

30 June 2018
10:30 - 15:30

Course costs £10, payable on the day. Lunch not included. Course involves the use of library laptop computers (assistance will be provided). Booking is essential. Call 01603 774740, email heritagecentre@norfolk.gov.uk or book online at http://norwichmillenniumlibrary.eventbrite.co.uk

02 July 2018
13:00 - 14:00


03 July 2018
17:30 - 18:30

Free, bookable Internet Support with volunteers. Great if you need some help accessing services online, emailing, searching the Internet or filling in online forms. Sessions can be booked by speaking to a member of staff or by phoning 01603 774730

03 July 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Every Tuesday 2-2.30pm during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 0-15 months. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

05 July 2018
11:00 - 13:00

Free, rapid HIV testing available on Thursdays 11 - 1 at The Millennium Library (appointment only). Have a chat with trained Terrence Higgins Trust staff in a private room, take your free test and see your results in 60 seconds. To book an HIV fastest appointment contact Terrence Higgins Trust Norfolk Tel 01603 226666 norfolksexualhealth@tht.org.uk

05 July 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Come along to this friendly group to share ideas and swap tips on knitting and other needlework crafts. Bring along your own project to work on or take a look through the large collection of craft books in the library. New members welcome to this drop in group. Free & no need to book. If you have a question about this group please contact Caroline 01603 774781 This group meets at the first floor tables

05 July 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Every Thursday 10.30-11am during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 15 months to 3 years. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

06 July 2018
10:30 - 11:00

Every Friday 10.30-11am during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 3 to 5 years. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

07 July 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Spend a relaxing afternoon crafting with help from the Women's Institute, and meet new people. Bring along your own project or get creative with the materials provided. No experience necessary! On the 1st floor tables

09 July 2018
13:00 - 14:00


10 July 2018
14:00 - 14:30

Every Tuesday 2-2.30pm during term time in the Early Years Library, for children aged 0-15 months. Sessions are limited to 30 children plus accompanying adults so we advise attendees arrive up to 30 minutes before the session begins to collect an admission sticker.

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