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Improve your computer and internet skills

Book a computer

You can book a PC online, in person or by phoning 0300 200 1001.

To find out more information please see our webpage: Book a computer.


Free Wi-fi

Wi-fi is now available in all Surrey libraries, plus Surrey History Centre and the Performing Arts Library. You can log onto the internet using your wi-fi enabled device, such as a laptop, ipad or smart phone. People who are not library members can use the service for half an hour, and Surrey residents are able to join online. Most libraries have identified electrical points that can be used for laptops.


Free internet courses

Learn my way logoIf you want to learn how to use a computer (or other subjects) there are many free courses available online. We recommend those provided by UK Online via their Learn My Way website.

This has been set up to give a range of easy courses and useful resources, all FREE. By creating an account you can track your progress. You can do these courses yourself either in the library or at home.

There are simple guides and support for:

and courses on:

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Digital Buddy

Make an appointment with one of our friendly Digital Buddies, who can offer free one to one support if you have specific computer problems. To find out more, please see our webpage: Digital Buddies or talk to a member of our library staff or call 0300 200 1001.


More advanced computer courses

Adult learning centres

If you already have basic computer and internet skills and wish to learn more you could check out our Adult Learning service.

Every term they have over 1000 courses on offer in Elmbridge, Guildford, Runnymede, Spelthorne, Surrey Heath, Waverley and Woking on a huge range of subjects. To find the right one for you, please  search for a course.

Courses in Epsom and Ewell, Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead and Tandridge are provided by East Surrey College.

The following local colleges also provide excellent taught courses, in computers and much more besides:

  • Brooklands College (with campuses in Ashford and Weybridge)
  • East Surrey College (based in Redhill and serving Reigate and Banstead and Tandridge boroughs and further)
  • Guildford College (linked to Farnham sixth form college and Merrist Wood college) 
  • NESCOT (centrally located between Epsom and Ewell)
  • Strodes College (based in Egham and serving the North West of the county and beyond)
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