Keep warm and Well this Winter

Posted 07/11/2022 : By: Trevor Gurney

Keep Warm and Well this Winter Struggling with the rising cost of living? 

Norfolk Libraries are here to help. From Monday 10 October until the end of March 2023, bags of essential items and hot drinks will be available to take for FREE from all Norfolk Libraries. They will be providing:

  • Warm And Well (Adult and Child bags) containing: a scarf, a hat, gloves, a blanket, socks and a hot water bottle.
  • Warm And Well - Toiletries To Go (Adult bags) containing: shampoo, bodywash, deodorant and toothpaste.
  • Warm And Well - Toiletries To Go (Children’s bag) containing: shampoo, bodywash, bubble bath & toothpaste.
  • Tricky Period To Go: Two packs of sanitary pads (1 normal, 1 super/night or long in the case of some supplies).
  • Vests and toothbrushes will also be available on request.
  • Hot drinks will be available during staffed library hours: tea, coffee, instant soup, hot chocolate and biscuits.

Please help yourself, no questions asked. For library opening times please visit their website.  They’ve also put together a helpful list of books to help you budget.
Would you rather make a donation to help others in need? All Norfolk Libraries are accepting donations of regular, super and night sanitary pads to support our Tricky Period service. They also accept donations of menstrual cups and washable pads. Thanks to staff and customers in local branches of Co-op (Brundall, Sprowston Road, Earlham Road, Cromer, Hemsby and Snettisham) who have been collecting donations for the Tricky Period service.