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.

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 April 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

19 April 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

19 April 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.

20 April 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

20 April 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.

23 April 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).

24 April 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 April 2018
13:00 - 16:00

Whatever your business' size, book a free one-to-one session at the Business & IP Centre Norfolk with the New Anglia Growth Hub. As well as help and advice, their qualified and experienced adviser can also help you access support and funding offered by other organisations throughout our region - including grants, finance, apprenticeships, coaching, exporting and training. Booking is essential and sessions last up to one and a half hours. If you book but are unable to attend, please cancel online as soon as possible so that another business can benefit from this support. Find our booking page here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/free-11-business-growth-advice-with-new-anglia-growth-hub-registration-34692959576 Meetings are held on the second floor in the Glass Gallery. Please introduce yourself at the enquiry desk, opposite the lift.

26 April 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.

26 April 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

27 April 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.

28 April 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Inspired by Quentin Blake's book 'Cockatoos', join us in the children's library for a free drop-in session where you can create your own colourful cockatoo using collage. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. There will be two sessions on this date: 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm

01 May 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 May 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.

03 May 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

03 May 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

04 May 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

04 May 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.

05 May 2018
10:30 - 16:00

This is a free, drop-in event (booking not required).For further details, contact 01603 774740 or heritagecentre@norfolk.gov.uk

05 May 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

08 May 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

10 May 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.

10 May 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

10 May 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

11 May 2018
10:30 - 12:30

Booking essential. Call 01603 774740, email heritagecentre@norfolk.gov.uk or book online at http://norwichmillenniumlibrary.eventbrite.co.uk Session will take place in the Vernon Castle Room, Norfolk Heritage Centre, and incorporate the use of wifi-enabled laptop computers (laptops and assistance will be provided).

11 May 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.

14 May 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).

15 May 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

15 May 2018
13:00 - 14:00

Heritage Hours are free and booking is not required. Talks take place in the Vernon Castle Room, Norfolk Heritage Centre (first-come, first-served). 01603 774740 / heritagecentre@norfolk.gov.uk

17 May 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.

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