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Events and activities at Ashford Library

Special events

No special events are planned at this library at the moment.

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Pebble rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetime

Note: This event is not ticketed, please turn up at the given times below.

Come and join us for some music and rhymes.

  • Every Wednesday, from 10.30am to 11am.
  • Every Friday, from 10.30am to 11am.
  • Every Saturday, from 10.30am to 11am.

For alternative dates, check your two nearest libraries:

Find out more about Pebble rhymetime in Surrey libraries.


Weekly themed storytimes for 3 to 8 year olds.

  • Every Tuesday, from 3.45pm to 4.15pm (term time only).

Please note that from Thursday 2 May, storytime will be at 10.30am every Thursday. The last Tuesday session will be on Tuesday 30 April.

Find out more about storytime in Surrey libraries.

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Reading groups

Ashford Library reading group

Fun and informal group to join - always looking for new members to join.

  • Monthly on Thursdays, from 2.30pm to 3.30pm.

If you want to set up your own reading group, whether you wish to hold it at the library (or at any chosen meeting place), we can help provide books and give advice - talk to the library staff for more information.

Apply to join a library-hosted reading group in your area and find out more about reading groups in Surrey libraries.

Chatterbooks Reading Group for 8 to 10 year olds

Have some fun through reading and it's a good opportunity to build confidence in expressing your opinion.
Come along to talk about books, play games, and do quizzes and word searches with different themes or authors each month. Chatterbooks sessions are free.

  • Sessions run on the last Thursday of the month, from 3.45pm to 4.30 pm, upcoming dates:
    • 25 April
    • 30 May
    • 27 June

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Other events

Creative writing group

Come along for our next meeting - no need to book in advance, just bring a pen and a notepad.

  • Saturday 18 May at 2pm.

Get More from Your Library

  • Saturdays at 2pm, fortnightly

Did you know that Surrey Libraries offers a wide variety of services reaching far beyond books? Would you like to learn more about all the services that Surrey Libraries offers, both at the branch and on-line? Please join one of our library talks where a volunteer will give a short introduction to our many services. Sign up at the enquiry desk to reserve your place.

Art on display at Ashford Library

Ashford Library is proud to have on display for another year some paintings by local artist Julian Game. They are on display around the library and certainly brighten it up. Some new works have been added - please pop in to have a look.

Ashford Councillor Surgeries

Meet the councillors at the library.

  • Every third Saturday of the month, from 11am to 1pm.

Local Conversations at Stanwell Library

  • Every Monday, 2pm to 5pm at Stanwell Library.

Come along and meet Arturs Bilmanis, Community Development Assistant.

The Local Conversation in Stanwell is a new initiative which aims to bring the community together and take action on local issues.

Digital Buddy

Would you like help using computers and the internet? Make an appointment with one of the library service Digital Buddies who can offer free, one to one, support.

To see exactly what a Digital Buddy can offer, when and where sessions are available please check our Digital Buddy page.