Swaffham Library

Address: The Pightle, Swaffham, PE37 7DF

Email libraries@norfolk.gov.uk

Map of Swaffham 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 (Open Libraries access only)
  • Tuesday: 8am-7pm (staffed 10am-7pm)
  • Wednesday: 8am-7pm (Open Libraries access only)
  • Thursday: 8am-7pm (staffed 10am-7pm)
  • Friday: 8am-7pm (staffed 1-7pm)
  • 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 Swaffham Library

  • Baby weigh station
  • Colour printer/photocopier
  • Cycle parking
  • Ramp access
  • Disabled person’s parking

 

Services at all Norfolk libraries

Events

19 February 2019
10:00 - 13:00

Breckland Customer Services: Every Tuesday 10am-1pm & Fridays 1-5pm. Free.

19 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our IT Support volunteer to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! IT Support sessions are available at Swaffham Library every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information and to make an appointment.

19 February 2019
10:00 - 10:30

Songs, rhymes and books for parents/carers with babies and pre-school children. A free activity and no booking necessary. All welcome! Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information.

19 February 2019
14:00 - 15:00

Join the Library Friends group at their next meeting to help support your local library. New Friends welcome and refreshments available.

21 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our IT Support volunteer to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! IT Support sessions are available at Swaffham Library every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information and to make an appointment.

21 February 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Join us for a cuppa and a friendly chat over one of our board games or colouring activity. All materials provided. Every Thursday 2-4pm.

22 February 2019
13:00 - 17:00

Breckland Customer Services: Every Tuesday 10am-1pm & Fridays 1-5pm. Free.

26 February 2019
10:00 - 13:00

Breckland Customer Services: Every Tuesday 10am-1pm & Fridays 1-5pm. Free.

26 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our IT Support volunteer to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! IT Support sessions are available at Swaffham Library every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information and to make an appointment.

26 February 2019
10:00 - 10:30

Songs, rhymes and books for parents/carers with babies and pre-school children. A free activity and no booking necessary. All welcome! Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information.

26 February 2019
15:45 - 17:15

Scribblebots are amazing robots that draw by themselves. Join us to get hands on with batteries and motors. A great first experience of robotics. Best for children aged 7-11yrs. Find more events and book at www.norfolk.gov.uk/digifest or speak to library staff. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Children under 8 yrs must be accompanied by an adult.

28 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our IT Support volunteer to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! IT Support sessions are available at Swaffham Library every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information and to make an appointment.

28 February 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Join us for a cuppa and a friendly chat over one of our board games or colouring activity. All materials provided. Every Thursday 2-4pm.

01 March 2019
13:00 - 17:00

Breckland Customer Services: Every Tuesday 10am-1pm & Fridays 1-5pm. Free.

01 March 2019
19:15 - 20:15

The Swaffham Library Friends invite you to a showing of some of the amazing footage from the East Anglian Film Archive on the theme of Waterways of East Anglia. Free event. Refreshments available. Booking required.

02 March 2019
14:00 - 15:00

Join the library's next Code Club series and discover how to make your own games and animations using coding techniques. Suitable for children aged 8-12. Sessions are free, but booking is essential as places are limited. Call 01760 721513 for more information and booking

05 March 2019
10:00 - 10:30

Songs, rhymes and books for parents/carers with babies and pre-school children. A free activity and no booking necessary. All welcome! Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information.

05 March 2019
10:00 - 13:00

Breckland Customer Services: Every Tuesday 10am-1pm & Fridays 1-5pm. Free.

05 March 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our IT Support volunteer to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! IT Support sessions are available at Swaffham Library every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information and to make an appointment.

07 March 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our IT Support volunteer to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! IT Support sessions are available at Swaffham Library every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information and to make an appointment.

07 March 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Join us for a cuppa and a friendly chat over one of our board games or colouring activity. All materials provided. Every Thursday 2-4pm.

08 March 2019
13:00 - 17:00

Breckland Customer Services: Every Tuesday 10am-1pm & Fridays 1-5pm. Free.

08 March 2019
16:00 - 17:00

Love reading about murder, mystery and intrigue? Want to talk about the books you've been reading? Why not join our new library book group with a crime theme? The group will be meeting every second Friday of the month, 4-5pm with the first meeting on Friday 8 March. All welcome.

09 March 2019
14:00 - 15:00

Join the library's next Code Club series and discover how to make your own games and animations using coding techniques. Suitable for children aged 8-12. Sessions are free, but booking is essential as places are limited. Call 01760 721513 for more information and booking

12 March 2019
10:00 - 10:30

Songs, rhymes and books for parents/carers with babies and pre-school children. A free activity and no booking necessary. All welcome! Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information.

12 March 2019
10:00 - 13:00

Breckland Customer Services: Every Tuesday 10am-1pm & Fridays 1-5pm. Free.

12 March 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our IT Support volunteer to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! IT Support sessions are available at Swaffham Library every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information and to make an appointment.

14 March 2019
10:00 - 12:00

One-to-one sessions with our IT Support volunteer to help you get online to shop, create a CV, fill in a form, set up an email account and more! IT Support sessions are available at Swaffham Library every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon. Booking is recommended although drop-in sessions may be possible, subject to availability. Contact the library on 01760 721513 for more information and to make an appointment.

14 March 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Join us for a cuppa and a friendly chat over one of our board games or colouring activity. All materials provided. Every Thursday 2-4pm.

15 March 2019
13:00 - 17:00

Breckland Customer Services: Every Tuesday 10am-1pm & Fridays 1-5pm. Free.

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