Events and activities at Egham Library

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Special events

Children's board game club

Thursday 30 May, from 2pm to 4pm.

Free event.

Suitable for children aged 6 to 11. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Rainbow Craft

Saturday 1 June, from 11.30am to 4pm. Cost: £1 per pack. Suitable for age 4+

Great Big Green Week

In celebration of Great Big Green Week Egham Library will be holding the following events.

Plant a seed activity

Saturday 8 June, from 2pm to 4pm.

Cost £1 per child

Suitable for children aged 4 to 11. Children must be accompanied by a adult

Nature themed Storytime followed by paper flower craft

Wednesday 12 June from 10.30am to 11.30am.

Suitable for ages 0 to 5yrs. Children must be accompanied by an adult

Environmental themed Storytime followed by paper bead craft

Wednesday 12 June form 3.45pm to 4.30pm.

Suggested donation 50p for the craft.

Suitable for children aged 5 to 8yrs. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Nature themed Rhymetime followed by paper flower craft

Thursday 13 June from 10.30am to 11.30am.

Suitable for ages 0 to 5yrs. Children must be accompanied by an adult

Pebble rhymetime and storytime

There are currently no special events at this library.

Pebble rhymetime

  • Every Thursday from 10.30am until 11am
  • Every Saturday from 11am until 11.30am

No booking required.

Storytime

Every Wednesday from 10.30am to 11am.

No booking required. Suitable for children 5 years and under.

After School Storytime

Every Wednesday, from 3.45pm to 4.15pm.

No booking required Suitable for children aged 4 to 9 years old.

Reading groups

Adult groups

Egham Library Reading group

Meets Tuesdays from 2.30pm until 3.30pm.

Please contact the library for further information.

Read and Review Book group

Meets Tuesdays from 10.30am until 11am. Next meeting: 28 May,

Spaces available. Please speak to a member of staff in the library if you would like to join this group.

Junior Chatterbooks group

  • Meets monthly on Tuesdays from 4pm until 4.45pm. On the following dates:
    • 11 June
    • 9 July

The junior group has spaces available for children aged from 8 to 11 years. New members are welcome, please speak to a member of staff in the library.

Find out more about reading groups in Surrey libraries.

Other events

Councillor surgeries

Councillors Sian Williams and Sam Jenkins (both represent Egham Town Ward), will be holding surgeries on a Saturday from 2pm to 4pm on the following dates:

Next date to be confirmed.

Code explorers club

The amazing and hidden world of microcontrollers.

In this club we will be learning about electronics and coding, building projects using the Arduino microcontroller which has been developed with learning in mind.

Every Thursday from 4pm until 5pm. Suitable for children 9 years to 13 years.

Spaces are limited so booking is essential. Egham Library will be maintaining a waiting list system. This activity is free.

Find out more about Arduino.

Chat and craft reading friends group

Every Tuesday 10am until 12 noon

Come and join our friendly group to work on your current craft project while chatting, reading and sharing stories.
We use reading to start everyone talking! Helping people to meet new friends and have fun with the aim of combatting loneliness and social isolation.

Everyone is welcome, please speak to a member of library staff for more information

Boards, cards and dice evenings

A social event for adults who enjoy playing board, card and dice games. Free to attend.

Held on the first Tuesday of the month from 7pm until 9pm.

Chess club

Every Saturday from 10am until 11am

Suitable for ages 7 to 11 who have an understanding of the rules of Chess and are able to play.

Parents are required to stay in the library during sessions. The event is free, however, spaces are limited and a waiting list system will be in place so booking is essential.

To make a booking or request more information please ask in the library or email egham.library@surreycc.gov.uk.

Chess club for beginners

starting on Saturday 25 May, from 11am to 12 noon

Suitable for ages 7 to 11.

Parents are required to stay in the library during sessions.

The event is free but spaces are limited and a waiting list system will be in place so booking is essential.

To make a booking or request more information please ask in the library or email egham.library@surreycc.gov.uk

Egham library coffee morning

Every Friday, from 10.30am to 12 noon.

Come and meet new people and enjoy a chat over a cup of coffee or tea.

No need to book. Admission free.

Digital Buddy

Every Thursday 10am to 12 noon.

The session is a Drop In, however slots can be booked in advance if needed. Please speak to member of library staff for more details.

Please see our Digital Buddy page for more information and to find out which libraries currently offer a Digital Buddy service.

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