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Events in libraries

Hearing Champion Sessions

We are very pleased to launch this free drop-in service for people with NHS hearing aids. Help available includes basic maintenance, battery supply, trouble-shooting, cleaning and re-tubing.

Sessions will be held monthly in the following libraries:

  • Camberley - first Monday of the month, 10am–12 noon.
  • Egham - first Thursday of the month, 1.30pm–2.30pm.
  • Godalming - first Monday of the month, 10.30am - 11.30am.
  • Guildford - last Tuesday of the month, time to be confirmed.

Library Recruitment Open Days

Come and talk to Library staff and discover the exciting roles we have to offer in one of the country’s leading Library Authorities.

We’ve moved on from “Shh!” and now it’s all about the future. Outreach and digital services are playing a major part alongside our traditional services to build a creative community space. From Makerspace, Code Club, Chatterbooks and Rhymetime to Scrabble and Craft Groups, it is all happening in Surrey Libraries!

Open Day Locations, Dates and Times:

You can find out more about current vacancies on the Surrey County Council jobs page.

Words in Focus book and tour

Last year Surrey Libraries in partnership with Hurtwood Press and The Bluehouse Festival ran a poetry and landscape photography competition called ‘Word in Focus’.

The best entries have been included in an high quality, showcase, book of poetry and landscape photography featuring Surrey.

The book will be undertaking a tour of all of our main town libraries

Surrey Libraries book/film chat

  • starting Monday 11 September, 1–2pm via Skype, then every second Monday of the month, same time.

Unable to get to a book group but enjoy talking about books?  Do you enjoy films but don't always want to read the book? Discuss a book that you have all read or listened to (audio book) or watched (DVD). This is a great opportunity to talk to like-minded people even if you cannot get out to a book group.

Join in for free but please register your interest via Eventbrite.  If you want to find out more you can email us at

Guildford Makerspace

An enterprising community-based grass roots project focused on digital creation, collaboration and skills development is taking shape at Guildford Makerspace, located at Guildford Library already offers people of all ages and from all walks of life the chance to get hands-on experience of building and working with current and future digital technologies through a programme of fun, informative and inspirational ‘maker’ style events. We have big plans for the future, why not see how you can get involved?

Regular events in libraries

Rhymetimes and storytimes

Learning in libraries