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Storytime

Library storytimes are generally aimed at two to five year olds and provide a fun and enjoyable introduction to books and libraries for young children.

Sharing books and stories with young children can help to build good language and listening skills and give them a head start when they begin school.

Library storytimes can foster a life long love of reading and show children that it is a fun place to be. Sessions are free and generally last 30 minutes.

Discover some wonderful picture books to share with your toddler.


Storytime sessions are held in many of Surrey's libraries.

Please note some storytimes may be ticketed, operate a booking system, or have admittance restrictions.

Check your local library's events and activities listing, using the links in the table below, especially during Surrey school holidays for more details and any changes. Alternatively contact the library service.

Library
Day
Time
Addlestone library Thursday (suitable for 4 to 7 year olds) 3.45pm
Ash library Thursday 2.15pm
Ashford library

Tuesday (suitable for 3 to 8 year olds)

3.45pm  
Ashtead library Saturday     

11.15am

Bagshot library First Saturday of every month

10am

Banstead library

Thursday

2.15pm

Bookham libraryFirst Saturday of every month11am
Byfleet Community Library

Tuesday (stories and rhymes)


Thursdays

10.30am and 11.15am

4.15pm

Camberley library Thursday 10.30am
Caterham Hill library Friday 2.15pm
Caterham Valley library Tuesday 2.15pm
Chertsey LibraryFriday (suitable for 4 to 8 year olds)3.30pm
Cobham library

Wednesday (stories and rhymes)
First Tuesday of the month

2.20pm
10.30am

Cranleigh library

Wednesday
Thursday

10.15am 
2.30pm

Dittons library Thursday 2pm
Egham library

Wednesday (suitable for 4 to 7 year olds)

4pm

Epsom library Tuesday 2pm
Esher library Thursday (suitable for 2 to 6 year olds) 3.45pm
Ewell library Wednesday 2pm
Farnham libraryMondays (term time only)10.30am
Frimley Green library Tuesday (stories and rhymes) 10am
Godalming library Wednesday 11am
Guildford library Friday 2.15pm
Horley library Runs on special occasions only  
Leatherhead library First Saturday of every month  11am
Lingfield libraryEvery Thursday3.30pm
Molesey library Saturday 11am
New Haw Community Library Monday (stories and rhymes) 2.15pm
Oxted library Alternate Tuesdays (suitable for 2 to 4 year olds)
Wednesdays (suitable for over 4 year olds)
2pm
4pm
Reigate library Thursday 10.30am
Staines library Monday 2pm
Stanwell libraryThursday (starting 8 June)3.30pm
Stoneleigh

Monday (stories and craft) Term time only
Friday (stories and rhyme) Starting 19 February

10am
2pm
Sunbury library Wednesday 10.15pm
Virginia Water Community Library

Tuesday

3.30pm
Walton library

Wednesday (suitable for 4 to 7 year olds)

4pm

Weybridge library Tuesday 4pm
Woking library Wednesday (rhymetime with stories)  (Entry by ticket only. Free tickets available 30 minutes before start) 11am and 2.30pm

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