Opening times and events

The main Millennium Library is on the first and second floors inside The Forum, Millennium Plain.

To contact the Millennium Library with a general enquiry please call 01603 774 774.   

Please note that the library is closed on Bank Holidays

Regular Events - drop in, no need to book. All FREE.


2.30pm-3.45pm – Discover Sundays

Stories and activities for 3-11 year olds every Sunday. Children attending the sessions receive a voucher for a free drink and biscuit at Cafe Marzano in the Forum. Under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible person at all times. For more information, please phone 01603 774750


12.30pm-2.30pm – Community Learning Champions
If you’d like advice about learning opportunities here in the city do drop into the Express area of the library for an informal chat with a volunteer who can help point you in the right direction.


2.15pm-4.15pm – 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 library – come and join us

Ask an Archive Specialist
Free evening sessions with an archive specialist on a first-come first-served basis. Get the help you need to further your research and explore the resources in the Norfolk Heritage Centre.
Millennium Library 5.30pm-6.30pm

First Tuesday of the month

1pm-3pm – In the Spotlight: Business Development
Talk to an expert and find a strategy to grow your business. A different theme each week including planning, promotion, finance and ideas.
Book a free appointment by calling 01603 774 740
Held in the Vernon Castle room on the 2nd floor

Last Tuesday of the month

6pm – Forgotten Gems
A group rediscovering forgotten authors, talking about what makes a book a classic and why some books, popular in their day, fade from memory.
New members welcome to some come along and join the discussion.
Held on the ground floor 


Heritage Hour
Lunchtime talks related to local and family history alternate with 'Ask an Archive Specialist' research clinics.
Norfolk Heritage Centre, Millennium Library
For a full programme contact NHC on 01603 774740


2pm-4pm – Knit and Knatter
5pm - 7pm Evening Knit and Knatter
If you are a knitter, or other crafter, come along to this social event and crafting session.  We meet on the 1st Floor of the library and you can share your skills, learn some new stitches or just chat with other crafty people while you knit.  It's free and everyone is welcome (no unaccompanied children)
Browse our large collection of knitting and needlework books, all available to borrow for free.


10.30am-11am - Bookstart Booktime
Story and rhyme session for children aged 2 1/2 to 5 years of age and their carers. Space is limited at these sessions so please do collect your numbered sticker in advance from the children's library. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.
This session runs in term time only -  September  12; 19; 26. October 3; 10; 17. November 7; 14; 21; 28 and December 5; 12; 19.


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To contact the library with a general enquiry call 01603 774 774.

To renew online please click Renew Here.

To renew over the phone please call 0344 800 8006

Open Mon-Fri, 9am - 8pm and Sat, 9am - 5pm.

Express iIbrary Mon-Fri, 9am- 8pm; Sat, 9am - 8pm; and Sun 10.30am - 4.30pm

The Children's Library  Mon-Fri, 9am - 7pm; Sat, 9am - 5pm; and Sun 10.30am - 4.3pm

The 2nd Air Division Memorial Library is open Mon-Sat, 9am - 5pm.


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