Events and activities at Caterham Valley Library

Special events

Liz Pichon

Join the Living Knowledge Network for live streaming of this author event from the Hay Festival 2023.

"Tom Gates 20: Happy to Help (Eventually)"

  • Saturday 3 June at 2.30pm

Suitable for ages 9+.

Get your pencils at the ready! It's doodling time. You can learn how to draw Tom Gates and a host of other characters with author and illustrator Liz Pichon. She'll answer your questions about her books, doodling and more. You can also find out everything about the newest Tom Gates book, Happy to Help (Eventually)! The Brilliant World of Tom Gates is an award-winning series on Sky Kids.

Book in person at the library. Tickets are free but donations welcome, suggested donation of £2 per person.

Events in June

  • Stay & Play, Tuesdays, from 11am to 12 noon on the following dates:
    • 6 June
    • 13 June
    • 20 June
    • 27 June
  • Caterham & District Local History AGM, Tuesday 6 June, 7pm to 9pm
  • Caterham Carnival, come and visit the library stall on Saturday 10 June
  • Big Green Cream Tea with tile painting adult craft event, Tuesday 13 June, from 3pm to 4pm
  • Big Green Storytime, Thursday 15 June at 4pm
  • Reading Group Coffee Morning, Friday 23 June, from 10am to 12 noon

Further details of all the events above are available at the library.

Pebble rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetime

  • Every Tuesday from 10.30am until 11am.

Spaces are limited so booking necessary. Please book in the library or via email:

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There is currently no storytime at this library.

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Reading groups

There are currently no reading groups taking place in the library.

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Other events

Digital Buddy

There is currently no Digital Buddy service at Caterham Valley library. Please see our Digital Buddy page for more information and to find out which libraries currently offer a Digital Buddy service.