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 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Book a one to one IT support session for an hour (10 - 11 or 11 - 12) with one of our friendly IT Volunteers. They can help you to search online for information, access services online and fill in forms Please speak to a member of staff or call 01603 774730 to book on for a session

20 January 2019
14:30 - 15:45

Free, fun, family activities. Every Sunday afternoon in the Early Years Children's Library. A different theme every week. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult

22 January 2019
10:30 - 12:30

A Drop in colouring session for adults. Switch off your worries and immerse yourself in colouring. We hope you will leave feeling relaxed, calm and ready to face the world. All materials are provided and no need to book

22 January 2019
14:15 - 16:15

Board Games Afternoon Relax, make new friends and enjoy a game such as Scrabble, Chess, Draughts, Monopoly, cards and other favourites at our free drop-in Board Games afternoons. Held on the first floor of the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library, The Forum from 2.15 - 4.15 on every Tuesday. Everyone is welcome For more information, please ask in the library, or telephone 01603 774730

22 January 2019
17:30 - 18:30

Book on for a one to one session of Internet Support with our friendly and helpful volunteer. Support available for form filling, accessing services and information online To book a session please speak to a member of staff or call 01603 774730

22 January 2019
14:15 - 15:15

Our Friendly IT support volunteers can support you to access services online, fill in forms and find information. To book a session please speak to a member of staff or phone 01603 774730

23 January 2019
14:30 - 16:30


23 January 2019
17:45 - 18:45

Spotlight: Is starting a business right for you? Thinking of starting your own business but not sure where to begin? Want to turn your hobby into an income or thinking about how best to exploit that big idea? Book onto one of our free Spotlight business courses to learn more in a relaxed and friendly environment. In this session we'll run through the benefits and pitfalls of running your own business in 2019 and beyond. Shaun Lowthorpe, former EDP business editor and founder of Content Connective, will share his experiences, look at the options, discuss the pros and cons and open the floor to a Q&A to finish. This is one of a series of Spotlight business courses that take place in the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library meeting room on the ground floor of the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library. Tickets are free, to book please visit: www.bipcnorfolk.eventbrite.com

23 January 2019
12:00 - 13:00

Relax and be carried away with Music at Midday at the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library. Award winning, professional harpist, Xenia Horne will be gracing us with a spectacular, free performance with a beautiful, full size, white maple harp. Xenia plays a selection of pieces, both modern and timeless. For music that will move you, take a break from the hustle and bustle and join us for this free drop-in event. The performance will take place on the ground floor of the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library. This is a drop-in event with no booking necessary. Brought to you by the Music Sets Service in partnership with UK Harpists.

23 January 2019
13:30 - 15:00


23 January 2019
11:00 - 13:00

Pop into the library for a cuppa and some company. Refreshments will be available on the ground floor of the library in our reading corner. Friendly volunteers will serve you a drink while you enjoy spending time in our lovely library (Free Event)

24 January 2019
17:30 - 18:30

Relax and Unwind during a session of yoga with teacher Barley Green in our private 2nd floor room. Suitable for all abilities as Barley will tailor moves to your needs. You can buy 4 class passes for £20 or pay £6.50 on the day. Please contact Barley to book your space on the mat. Yoga mats and blocks available for use yogabarley@gmail.com 07834485783 www.barleyyoga.co.uk

24 January 2019
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

24 January 2019
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

24 January 2019
14:15 - 15:15

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 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Book a one to one IT support session for an hour (10 - 11 or 11 - 12) with one of our friendly IT Volunteers. They can help you to search online for information, access services online and fill in forms Please speak to a member of staff or call 01603 774730 to book on for a session

27 January 2019
14:30 - 15:45

Free, fun, family activities. Every Sunday afternoon in the Early Years Children's Library. A different theme every week. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult

29 January 2019
14:15 - 15:15

Our Friendly IT support volunteers can support you to access services online, fill in forms and find information. To book a session please speak to a member of staff or phone 01603 774730

29 January 2019
17:30 - 18:30

Book on for a one to one session of Internet Support with our friendly and helpful volunteer. Support available for form filling, accessing services and information online To book a session please speak to a member of staff or call 01603 774730

29 January 2019
14:15 - 16:15

Board Games Afternoon Relax, make new friends and enjoy a game such as Scrabble, Chess, Draughts, Monopoly, cards and other favourites at our free drop-in Board Games afternoons. Held on the first floor of the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library, The Forum from 2.15 - 4.15 on every Tuesday. Everyone is welcome For more information, please ask in the library, or telephone 01603 774730

29 January 2019
10:30 - 12:30

A Drop in colouring session for adults. Switch off your worries and immerse yourself in colouring. We hope you will leave feeling relaxed, calm and ready to face the world. All materials are provided and no need to book

30 January 2019
14:30 - 16:30


30 January 2019
11:00 - 13:00

Pop into the library for a cuppa and some company. Refreshments will be available on the ground floor of the library in our reading corner. Friendly volunteers will serve you a drink while you enjoy spending time in our lovely library (Free Event)

30 January 2019
13:30 - 15:00


31 January 2019
17:30 - 18:30

Relax and Unwind during a session of yoga with teacher Barley Green in our private 2nd floor room. Suitable for all abilities as Barley will tailor moves to your needs. You can buy 4 class passes for £20 or pay £6.50 on the day. Please contact Barley to book your space on the mat. Yoga mats and blocks available for use yogabarley@gmail.com 07834485783 www.barleyyoga.co.uk

31 January 2019
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

31 January 2019
14:15 - 15:15

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

31 January 2019
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

02 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Book a one to one IT support session for an hour (10 - 11 or 11 - 12) with one of our friendly IT Volunteers. They can help you to search online for information, access services online and fill in forms Please speak to a member of staff or call 01603 774730 to book on for a session

03 February 2019
14:30 - 15:45

Free, fun, family activities. Every Sunday afternoon in the Early Years Children's Library. A different theme every week. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult

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