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Events and activities at Byfleet Community Library

More libraries to reopen offering a click and collect service

From 3 August, a further 12 libraries will reopen offering a click and collect door service allowing customers to return their items, collect Ready Reads and reserved books. However, the public will not be allowed into the buildings for the time being.

This service will be available from the following libraries: Ash, Banstead, Bookham, Caterham Hill, Chertsey, Dittons, Ewell, Hersham, Knaphill Leatherhead, Reigate and Walton. Please check the opening times before you visit.

Surrey libraries computer access

Computer access is now available at the following libraries: Camberley, Dorking, Egham, Epsom, Farnham, Godalming, Guildford, Horley, Oxted, Redhill, Staines, Weybridge and Woking. Please read the guidelines for use on our Coronavirus information page

The library service is working hard to increase library opening hours but these will be built back up over time due to the additional capacity needed to manage the new required measures. Visit the Coronavirus information page to keep up to date with which libraries and services are open.


Special events

Creative writing group

We are hoping to start a Creative Writing group shortly and would love you to join us. Great group for budding authors. If you are interested in joining the group, please call into the library and leave your name and phone number. Details are still to be finalised but we hope to start soon.

Volunteering

Volunteers needed: Do come and join us!

We are a lovely, friendly group who work hard to keep our library up and running, but we would welcome some more helpers please. Your commitment would be just one morning or afternoon every other week and, of course, full training is given. A love of books and reading helps. Please call in any time and anyone at the desk can help you. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you.

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Rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetimes

Come along and join in the fun!

  • Every Tuesday:
    • 10.15am
    • 11am.

For alternate dates, check your two nearest libraries:

Find out more about rhymetime in Surrey libraries.

Storytime

Free sessions for 5 to 7 year olds.

  • Every Thursday, from 3.45pm to 4.15pm.

Find out more about storytime in Surrey libraries.

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Reading group

Byfleet Community Library reading group

  • Every six weeks - talk to 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.

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Other events

Pins and Needles

  • Mondays from 10am to 1pm.

No obligation to come, just turn up as and when you want.

You can do whatever you like - knitting, crochet, sewing or just natter. Simply bring your own craft and enjoy!

If you want to learn something new, there is always someone to show you how.

Price; £3 per session, tea and biscuits provided.

For further information contact Janet on 07709 750300.

Knit and Sew 2 Group

  • Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm.

Price; £5 per session, drinks included. For newcomers the first session is free.

Work on your own projects or help support our chosen charities. Teaching available.

For further information contact Jude 07762 418808

Heritage society

Holds regular meetings, talks and exhibitions relating to the history of Byfleet and the surrounding area. It is a friendly group with a common interest in local history.

Talk to library staff for more information about any of the above activities.

Digital Buddy

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

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

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