Digital Activities

Libraries reopening news and updates

From Monday 12 April, in line with latest Government guidance, libraries across Surrey County Council will reopen for browsing and computer use. Full details on our Coronavirus information page.

Surrey libraries are pleased to be offering a programme of online events.

Regular weekly online events

All these events are run on the libraries facebook page, unless otherwise stated.

If for some reason you miss any of these events, or would like to enjoy them again, you can watch them later on the Surrey libraries YouTube channel. Except for Storytime which is only available on Facebook.

Pebble rhymetime

Rhymetime sessions for all children to enjoy! We hope everyone gets involved and sings along!

  • Every Monday from 10.30am.
  • Friday 14 May at 10.30am: Pyjamarama Pebble rhymetime.

Storytime

Who is ready for a story? Get comfy and relax while listening to our staff read their favourite picture book

  • Every Wednesday at 10.30am.

Crafts for children

Looking for ideas to keep children entertained? We have lots of craft activities that are quick, easy and no mess!

  • Every Tuesday at 4.30pm. Session themes:
    • 11 May: Origami lucky crane.
  • Mr Men and Little Miss craft club
    • Every other Saturday at 10.30am: next session Saturday 8 May, Mr Cool.

Watch the video of the Little Miss Chatterbox session

This video is part of the Mr Men and Little Miss craft series.

View on YouTube

STEM activities

Are you into science? Laura will take you on an amazing journey to explore the mysteries of Physics, Biology and Maths! Head over to the Surrey Libraries Science Lab blog for more updates.

  • Every Thursday at 4.30pm. Session themes:
    • 13 May: Testing waterproof materials.

Watch the video of the STEM session: Moving Hand

Of the 206 bones in the human body you have 27 bones in each hand. You have 14 phalange bones or finger bones, 5 metacarpal bones and 8 carpal bones. This means that about 1/4 of all of your bones are found in your two hands!

View on YouTube

Learn coding with Kano

Open the door to coding with Surrey Libraries and iamtheCODE! Start your coding adventure now.

All you need is your library card number, and you can reserve Kano free of charge to collect from your local library!

Reserve Kano and let the fun begin

All our Kanos have been kindly donated by iamtheCODE.

View on YouTube

Rapid reviews

Tom will be reading out a number of book reviews.

  • Every Monday from 3pm.

Origami club

Do we have any origami fans? Come and make magic with paper with us!

  • Every other Saturday at 10.30am
    • Next session on Saturday 15 May: theme to follow.

Special online events

All these events are run on the libraries facebook page, unless otherwise stated.

Craft session

  • Sunday 9 May at 10.30am: Crochet tutorial.

Cooking session

  • Friday 14 May at 3pm: Marmalade.

Lego club

  • Wednesday 12 May at 3pm: Get creative special.

Surrey Page Turners

Surrey Page Turners is Surrey Libraries new online reading group.

The next meeting will be on Thursday 20 May, 7pm via Zoom to discuss: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.

Everyone is welcome as long as you're a member of Surrey Libraries, over 18 and ready to have a good chat about some fantastic books! Tickets are free and can be booked via Eventbrite.

Past events

All of our past events are also available on our YouTube channel.