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Collections and reading lists

Books in other languages

Books are available in other languages, even if the language you require is not in the catalogue.

We can obtain books in over 40 languages for all ages and interests. If you'd like to read books in your first language or in a language you are learning, please ask at your local library.

Courses

We provide a wide range of language books and multimedia courses.

To borrow one of these courses you need to be a member of your local library.

Course lengths vary depending on the level and style.

They are located in the standard stock of your local library, or can be reserved online.

Most language courses come with one or more audio tapes or CDs and an instruction booklet for practice. The exercises are usually a combination of written exercises, listening exercises and speaking skills.

Also, Adult Learning offer a number of language courses in a classroom environment.

Graphic novels

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a graphic novel.

You can find graphic novels in 28 of our libraries and you can reserve them at any of our libraries or from our online catalogue.

What's in the graphic novels collections?

There are popular series from action adventure, dark fantasy and gothic noir to manga.

You'll find titles by well known authors like Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, Garth Ennis, Art Spiegelman and Frank Miller. Not to mention Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Kosuke Fujishima, Masami Tsuda and Shuichi Shigeno.

Where you can find graphic novels?

Libraries with graphic novel collections:

Woking, Guildford, Epsom, Camberley, Redhill, Staines, Ashford, Ewell, Godalming, Farnham, Haslemere , Sunbury, Bookham, Oxted, Horley, Esher, Banstead, Weybridge, Caterham Valley, Dittons, Walton, Dorking , Molesey, Egham, Ashtead, Leatherhead, Reigate and Cranleigh.

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