Digital Activities

Libraries reopening news and updates

In line with latest Government guidance, libraries across Surrey County Council are closed to browsing. Residents will be able to use our Click & Collect service and PCs for essential 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

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:
    • 2 March: Mothers' Day card.

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.

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:
    • 4 March: Make a windmill.

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!

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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.

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Origami club

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

  • Every other Saturday at 10.30am
    • Saturday 27 February: Cats.

Lego club

Do we have any Lego fans? Come and build with us! Become inspired by Georgina's creations and add your own unique touch!

  • Every other Saturday at 10.30am
    • Saturday 6 March: theme to follow.

Watch the video of the Lego Club session - Space

3... 2... 1.... BLAST OFF!
Join Georgina on her mission to get to the Moon. To do that you'll need to build a Rocketship! Find out how!

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Special online events

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

World Book Day: Thursday 4 March

World Book Day craft

Make a little princess crown.

  • Thursday 4 March at 3pm.

Mr Men and Little Miss club

With special guest Mr Strong.

  • Thursday 4 March at 6pm.

Nature Walk

Take a walk in Surrey's beautiful countryside then take part in a practical activity at home - feed the birds, create a bird hide, make a bug hotel or play bird bingo.

  • Friday 26 February at 4.30pm.

Explore Surrey have produced a collection of self guided walks ranging from short strolls to much longer hikes. Self guided walks around Surrey.

Past events

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