Events and activities at Dorking Library

Special events

Frances Burney's Surrey: photography competition

  • The competition is open from 25 October 2022 until Sunday 22 January 2023. Visit the Frances Burney in Surrey page for details of the competition and events.

Pebble rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetime

  • Every Wednesday at 10.30 am.
  • Every Thursday at 2pm.
  • Every Friday at 11am.
  • First Saturday of the month at 10.30am.

No booking necessary. It is first come, first served. Limited capacity: tickets available half an hour before event.

Find out more about Pebble rhymetime in Surrey libraries.


Please check the Dorking Library Facebook or Twitter pages for upcoming sessions.

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Reading groups

Dorking library book group

The book group meet on:

  • Date and time change: group now meets Thursdays every 4 to 6 weeks at 10am for 60 to 75 minutes. For more details please ask in the library.

Chatterbooks reading group

  • Tuesdays at 4pm every 4 to 5 weeks. Suitable for ages 9 to 13 years.

The group will meet for an hour-long session to discuss a book and enjoy fun activities such as games, quizzes and maybe an occasional murder mystery.

If you're interested in joining this group, please speak to a member of staff at the library or send us a direct message on our social media: Facebook or Twitter.

Find out more about reading groups in Surrey libraries.

Other events

Chess club

  • Meets every Tuesday from 4.15pm to 5.15pm

Spaces are limited to 10 players, minimum age is 7, adults are welcome too.

Please book at the library desk or send us a message on our social media: Facebook or Twitter.

Digital Buddy

  • Every Tuesday, from 2pm until 4pm. Appointment only. Please book an appointment at the desk in the library.

Find out more about Digital buddies in Surrey libraries.