Get into the festive spirit at West Norfolk libraries

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West Norfolk libraries have a huge range of events coming up this December, with plenty to keep all ages entertained including workshops, carol-singing and more.

Downham Library will be hosting Fix it Friday with Lily and the U3A next Friday, from 10am to 12pm, when visitors can come along and find out about the services on offer from LILY (Living Independently in Later Years) and the U3A (University of the Third Age).

Picturing the Past is a free creative workshop for residents of Downham and the surrounding area to explore and tell their local history in pictures. It will run from 9.30pm to 3.30pm on Tuesday, December 9, and booking is essential.

Come along and get into the festive spirit by listening to some seasonal songs and carols from Hillcrest School Choir on the same day, from 1.30-3pm. This is part of the Friendship group session and £1 will be payable on arrival for refreshments.

On December 13, from 10.30-11.30am, children are invited along for Christmas storytime.

Plus the usual regular events include Scrabble Club, Knit and Knatter, Bounce and Rhyme and Reading Group.

Coming in January, Road Safety and Driver’s Eyesight Checks will be held at 1.30pm on Tuesday, January 13. Join Sandy Reid from the Road Safety team who will carrying out driver’s eyesight checks and also providing road safety information.

For further information about these events, or to book, contact the library on 01366 383073

Gaywood Library will host a Christmas Crafts Session for children on Sunday, December 7, from 10am to 12pm, with lots of things to make and do. Booking is essential and the cost is £1 to cover materials.

Regular events include Under 5s story and rhyme time with the Vancouver Children’s Centre, Rhyme Time, Scrabble Club and Audio Book Club.

Coming in January, Storysacks Alive! is a 10-week course for anyone who has attended a ‘Step into Storysacks’ course and would like to further enhance the Storysack they have made.

Keeping up with the Children is a 10-week course is aimed at parents who want to understand the basics of using computers so that they can support their children.

For further information about these events, or to book, contact the library on 01553 768498

Hunstanton Library hosts regular events including Scrabble Club, Knit and Natter and Under 5s story and rhyme time.

Coming in January, author Jane James, whose book The Long Weekend is set in and around Hunstanton, will be visiting the library on Thursday, January 29, at 2pm.

For further information about these events, or to book, contact the library on 01485 532280