Events and activities at Bookham Library

New online library catalogue coming soon!

From 26 September the way you access our Library Online Catalogue will be changing. We will be launching a new web platform. This platform, called Discovery, will replace the current online catalogue and account webpages.

Special events

Poetry Competition

Write a poem for National Poetry Day, this years theme is Refuge. We will hold a Poetry Reading on:

  • Thursday 5 October at 11am. Refreshments provided.

Please email your poems to or drop them into Bookham Leatherhead Library.

Find out more about National Poetry Day 2023 by visiting the National Poetry Day Website.

Celebrating Libraries Week

Let's Talk Composting

Join us for a talk all about composting on:

  • Wednesday 4 October, from 10.30am to 11.30am. Refreshments provided.

Talk will include looking at trays of compost at various stages including bugs and all. It will also cover the do's and don'ts, what to put in and what to avoid.

Crafty Saturdays

  • Saturday 30 September (all day)
  • Saturday 7 October (all day)

Make a bug hibernation hotel, materials provided.

Event free and no need to book.

Libraries week runs from Monday 2 October to Sunday 8 October, this years theme is Green Libraries Week. Find out more about Libraries Week by visiting the Libraries Week website.

Pebble rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetime

  • Every Tuesday from 10am
  • Every Saturday from 10.30am

Rhymetime events will be ticketed, available at the counter before each session, on a first come, first served basis.

Find out more about Pebble rhymetime in Surrey libraries.


There are currently no storytimes at this library.

Find out more about storytime in Surrey libraries.

Reading groups

Lunchtime ladies

  • meets on the last Tuesday of the month, from 12 noon to 1pm

This group now as spaces for new members. If you wish to join this group, please ask in the library or by emailing

Find out more about reading groups in Surrey libraries.

Other Events

Digital Buddy

Do you want help using a computer, the internet, your iPad, tablet or iPhone, or other IT related problems?

We have a Digital Buddy on:

  • Thursday mornings from 10am until 12 noon. Booking is required. Please book at the library desk.