The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022

We hope you all enjoyed the Platinum Jubilee weekend. There are still Jubilee activities happening over the summer. Libraries are hosting picnics and Big Lunches, see details below.

The Big Jubilee Read

The BBC Arts and The Reading Agency have announced the titles for the Big Jubilee Read. The seventy titles consist of ten books from each decade of Her Majesty The Queen's reign, offering a brilliant selection of beautiful and thrilling writing produced by authors from a wide range of Commonwealth countries such as Australia, Canada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, UK. The Reading Agency Big Jubilee Read web pages have the full list of titles.


Big Lunches in libraries

Staines library on Thursday from 9 June to 10.30am

Teddy Bears Picnic - bring your own picnic. Including colouring activities. For details of other events taking place at Staines Library visit the Staines Library events and activities web pages

Camberley library from Saturday 11 June to 11am to 3pm

We will be running different Big Lunch sessions there are three time slot options to choose from 11am until 12.15pm, 12.30pm to 1.45pm and 2pm to 3pm. To book your Jubilee slot book on Eventbrite - Camberley Library Big Lunch. For details of other events taking place at Camberley Library visit the Camberley Library events and activities web pages.

Shepperton library on Saturday 18 June from 11.30am to 3pm

Free drop in Jubilee craft event throughout the day. Cake and tea offered throughout the day. Bring your own picnic for Open Mike sessions (12pm to 3pm) with live music. For details of other events taking place at Shepperton Library visit the Events and activities at Shepperton Library web pages.

Chertsey library on Saturday 25 June from 11.30am to 3pm

Free drop-in craft event throughout the day, hosted by Home Instead. Cake and tea for sale throughout the day provided by Friends of Chertsey Library. Bring your own picnic for Open Mike sessions (12pm until 3pm) with live music. For details of other events taking place at Chertsey Library visit the Events and activities at Chertsey Library web pages.


Surrey History Centre - Jubilee display from 3 May to 17 June

The Jubilee display will be in the foyer of the Surrey History Centre in Woking. Come along and see images of past jubilees and the Queen's Coronation in 1953.