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Get into coding with CoderDojo

A CoderDojo will be starting at Weybridge Library on 22 September from 2pm to 4pm and then every fortnight. Find out more and sign up to join.

Get Online Week from 15 to 21 October

Surrey Libraries is supporting 'Get Online Week'.

Develop your confidence using the internet and learn basic computer skills with help and one-to-one support from our friendly staff and volunteers. Get free help with Basic Computer Skills including:

  • Keyboard and Mouse Skills
  • Introduction to the Internet
  • Setting up an email account
  • Word documents and file management
  • Password and internet security
  • Get ready for Universal Credit- set up Verify account

Get Online Sessions will be taking place at the following libraries: Ashford, Chertsey, Ewell, Godalming, Haslemere, Leatherhead, Molesey, Oxted and Woking.

KNFB reader for those with a visual impairment

KNFB Reader is an app, downloaded onto a tablet, which converts printed text to speech by taking a photograph of the text and reading it aloud. It will read any printed text and enables those with a visual impairment, or a print impairment such as dyslexia, to access any printed material in the library.

KNFB Reader is now available in 12 Surrey Libraries: Camberley, Dorking, Egham, Epsom, Farnham, Godalming, Guildford, Oxted, Redhill, Staines, Walton and Woking.

Dance, drama and music comes to Ewell Library

Read our updates for more detailed information.

Surrey Libraries' Children's Book Award winner

The winner of the 2018 Surrey Libraries' Children's Book Award is:

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.