Thetford Library

Address: Raymond Street, Thetford, IP24 2EA

Email libraries@norfolk.gov.uk

Map of Thetford 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 (staffed 10am-7pm)
  • Tuesday: 8am-7pm (staffed 10am-7pm)
  • Wednesday: 8am-7pm (staffed 10am-7pm)
  • Thursday: 8am-7pm (staffed 10am-7pm)
  • Friday: 8am-7pm (staffed 10am-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 blue box outside the door.  Please make sure that books drop into the box completely and aren’t left sticking out.

Computers can be booked online.

Services at Thetford Library

  • Story Sacks
  • Computer games – DS, Wii and Xbox 360 formats
  • Recorded music
  • Colour printer/photocopier
  • Fax service
  • Automatic doors
  • Disabled person's WC
  • Wheelchair accessible lift
  • Babychange unit
  • Duleep Singh collection
  • Thomas Paine collection
  • Thetford Norfolk Studies collection

Services at all Norfolk libraries

Events

22 February 2019
10:30 - 12:00

Use your craft and coding skills to build a unique robot unicorn! Powered by a microbit, use your coding skills to control the way the robot moves and lights up. Recommended for children aged 9-12 with some Scratch coding experience. This event is free but booking is essential: please pop into the library, call 01842 752048 or email libraries.iconnect@norfolk.gov.uk to reserve your place.

23 February 2019
13:30 - 17:00

Love YouTube? Want to be the next big vlogger? Get expert training from Nat Hawley, an experienced YouTuber and freelancer for Google, BBC, Channel 4, The Olympics and more! What is vlogging? Vlogging empowers you with the skills you need to create video content and get your voice heard. Learn how to engage and communicate with a larger audience. You will learn how to structure a story and present with confidence on camera. For young people aged 13 to 16. To book on to this free event please pop into the library, call 0184275048 or email libraries.iconnect@norfolk.gov.uk

26 February 2019
16:00 - 17:30

Your chance to get hands-on with a real robot. Can you code fast enough to stop him destroying the city? Children aged 6-9 - no coding experience required. Children will learn two different ways to control the robot (Botley), get creative building a city, and work as a team to complete a challenge. This event is free but booking is essential: please pop into the library, call 01842 752048 or email libraries.iconnect@norfolk.gov.uk to reserve your place.

27 February 2019
16:00 - 16:45

Join us for a storytime with a difference: meet Codeapillar and learn some early coding skills. Perfect for young digital explorers aged 4-6. Children will enjoy a storytime and be able to control the early-years-friendly Code-a-pillar themselves. This event is free but booking is essential: please pop into the library, call 01842 752048 or email libraries.iconnect@norfolk.gov.uk to reserve your place.

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