Thetford Library

Address: Raymond Street, Thetford, IP24 2EA

Email libraries@norfolk.gov.uk

Map of Thetford showing library location

Open:

  • Monday: 8.30am-5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 8.30am-5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 8.30am-1pm
  • Thursday: 8.30am-5.30pm
  • Friday: 8.30am-7pm
  • Saturday: 9am-1pm

Books can be dropped off in the blue drop box outside the front door out of hours. Make certain that items are not left protruding.

Computers can be booked online.

Services at Thetford Library

  • Story Sacks
  • Computer games – DS, Wii & 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 July 2017
9:00 - 12:00

Thetford Library's official launch day! Join up and become an animal agent. Read 6 books this summer and collect your stickers along the way. Suitable for all ages. FREE event.

24 July 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Songs and Rhymes for babies/toddlers and their parents/carers. Every Monday, excluding bank holidays, 10:30 - 11:00. No need to book for these free fun sessions

25 July 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Anyone can do this! No drawing experience or skills are needed. If you can draw a line, a curve,and a dot then you can create Zentangle abstract drawings! A 'mindful' way to create your own art. Come and create at this free group every Tuesday.

27 July 2017
13:30 - 15:00

Pirate themed story time, crafts and activities for under 8's. £3per child or £6 per family. Booking essential.

28 July 2017
14:30 - 15:45

Meetings take place at Thetford Library, 2.30pm on Friday 27th January Friday 24th February Friday 31st March Friday 28th April Friday 26th May Friday 30th June Friday 28th July Friday 25th August Friday 29th September Friday 27th October Friday 24th November Friday 15th December All welcome. For further details contact Thetford Library on 01842 752048 or email: thetford.lib@norfolk.gov.uk

28 July 2017
10:30 - 11:30


31 July 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Songs and Rhymes for babies/toddlers and their parents/carers. Every Monday, excluding bank holidays, 10:30 - 11:00. No need to book for these free fun sessions

01 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Anyone can do this! No drawing experience or skills are needed. If you can draw a line, a curve,and a dot then you can create Zentangle abstract drawings! A 'mindful' way to create your own art. Come and create at this free group every Tuesday.

03 August 2017
10:30 - 12:00

Detect and discover the deadly world of dinosaurs. Investigate a very different world before people. Make a deadly dinosaur to take home. Learn how to spot the ancestors of dinosaurs in your garden? Suitable for 8 - 11's. £3per child or £6 per family. Booking essential.

04 August 2017
10:30 - 11:30


07 August 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Songs and Rhymes for babies/toddlers and their parents/carers. Every Monday, excluding bank holidays, 10:30 - 11:00. No need to book for these free fun sessions

08 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Anyone can do this! No drawing experience or skills are needed. If you can draw a line, a curve,and a dot then you can create Zentangle abstract drawings! A 'mindful' way to create your own art. Come and create at this free group every Tuesday.

10 August 2017
10:30 - 12:00

Listen to stories of amazing fantastical beasts. Be inspired to imagine and make and your own fantastical beast to take home. Create the legendary ‘Meredah Yarbilll' a creature able to change its appearance. Suitable for 8 - 11's. £3per child or £6 per family. Booking essential.

11 August 2017
10:30 - 11:30


11 August 2017
10:00 - 11:30

Thetford NNAB Audio Book Group for those with visual impairment. Meets on the 2nd Friday of the month 10.30 - 12.00noon. Please contact Mark Smith on marksmith@nnab.org.uk, 01603 629558 or go to www.nnab.org.uk

14 August 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Songs and Rhymes for babies/toddlers and their parents/carers. Every Monday, excluding bank holidays, 10:30 - 11:00. No need to book for these free fun sessions

15 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Anyone can do this! No drawing experience or skills are needed. If you can draw a line, a curve,and a dot then you can create Zentangle abstract drawings! A 'mindful' way to create your own art. Come and create at this free group every Tuesday.

16 August 2017
10:15 - 11:30

walks start and finish at the library with a route around the BTO Nunnery Lakes; about 3 miles, not all paths are suitable for wheelchair use, stout footwear may be required. 16/03, 20/04, 18/05, 15/06, 20/07, 17/08, 21/09, 19/10, 16/11, 21/12

17 August 2017
13:30 - 15:00

Gruffalo themed story time, crafts and activities for under 8's. £3 per child or £6 per family. Booking essential.

18 August 2017
10:15 - 11:45

A chance to find out about the library's local history collections and the history of Thetford. Meets on the third Friday of each month at Thetford Library 10.15 - 11.45. Friday 20th January Friday 17th February Friday 17th March Friday 28th April(fourth Friday) Friday 19th May Friday 16th June Friday 21st July Friday 18th August Friday 15th September Friday 20th October Friday 17th November Friday 15th December For more information please call 01842 752048 or email: thetford.lib@norfolk.gov.uk

18 August 2017
10:30 - 11:30


21 August 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Songs and Rhymes for babies/toddlers and their parents/carers. Every Monday, excluding bank holidays, 10:30 - 11:00. No need to book for these free fun sessions

22 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Anyone can do this! No drawing experience or skills are needed. If you can draw a line, a curve,and a dot then you can create Zentangle abstract drawings! A 'mindful' way to create your own art. Come and create at this free group every Tuesday.

24 August 2017
10:30 - 12:00

Come and be a detective agent for CSI Thetford at this event, including fingerprinting, taking a cast, chromatography, handwriting indentations, visual detection and taking witness statements. Suitable for 8 - 11's. £3per child or £6 per family. Booking essential.

25 August 2017
14:30 - 15:45

Meetings take place at Thetford Library, 2.30pm on Friday 27th January Friday 24th February Friday 31st March Friday 28th April Friday 26th May Friday 30th June Friday 28th July Friday 25th August Friday 29th September Friday 27th October Friday 24th November Friday 15th December All welcome. For further details contact Thetford Library on 01842 752048 or email: thetford.lib@norfolk.gov.uk

25 August 2017
10:30 - 11:30


25 August 2017
16:00 - 19:00

Three consecutive weeks of learning about how to use and get the most from your tablet. £15 for all 3 sessions. Dates are Friday 25th August, 1st and 8th September 4-7pm Topics covered include: A basic introduction to tablets. Using the Camera. Finding information on the Internet. Downloading apps. Sending e-mails. Downloading library e-books. Using Facetime or Skype. Using Social Media. Sessions are for anyone who has a tablet, is thinking about getting one or wants to know more about them.

29 August 2017
14:00 - 16:00

Anyone can do this! No drawing experience or skills are needed. If you can draw a line, a curve,and a dot then you can create Zentangle abstract drawings! A 'mindful' way to create your own art. Come and create at this free group every Tuesday.

01 September 2017
10:30 - 11:30


01 September 2017
17:30 - 18:30

Congratulations on completing the Summer Reading Challenge! Come along and collect your medal and certificate at either 5.30pm or 6pm. Suitable for all. Booking essential.