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Events and activities at Egham 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

There are currently no special events planned at this library.

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Pebble rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetime

Note: This event is not ticketed, please turn up at the given times below.

Come and join Pebble the penguin and us for stories, rhymes and songs for babies and children under 5.

  • Every Thursday, from 10.30am to 11am.
  • Every Saturday, from 11am to 11.30am.

For alternative dates, check your two nearest libraries:

Find out more about Pebble rhymetime in Surrey libraries.

Storytime

Note: This event is not ticketed, please turn up at the given times below.

Come and join us for stories for 4 to 7 year olds.

  • Every Wednesday, at 4pm.

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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Reading groups

Egham Library Tuesday afternoon reading group

All adults welcome.

Approximately every six weeks, Tuesday from 3.30pm until 4.30pm, on the following dates:

  • 26 May
  • 7 July
  • 18 August
  • 29 September
  • 10 November
  • 15 December

Egham Library read and review book group

Every six weeks on a Tuesday, from 10.30am to 11.30am, next session:

  • Dates to follow. Please ask in the library.

Recruiting new members. Ask in the library for details, all adults welcome.

Chatterbooks reading groups

We run two groups for children in different age groups (ages 9 to 11 and 12 to 15). They provide activities for children to develop their reading, give them the chance to talk about books and to build confidence in expressing their opinions.

Ages 8 to 11 (years 4, 5 and 6)

Held on Tuesdays, from 4pm to 4.45pm. Please ask at the library to check dates.

Ages 12 to 15 (years 7, 8, 9 and 10)

Held on Fridays, from 4pm to 4.45pm. Please ask at the library to check dates.

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

Code Club

Our Code Club for children aged 8–11 is a fun way to begin learning computer programming - make your own animations, games and more! Free of charge, but with limited spaces. There is currently a waiting list for this club, please ask to join it at the help desk.

Sessions on the following Fridays, from 3,45pm to 4.45pm:

  • Dates to follow..

Chess club

Come along and join our Saturday chess club. This free club is suitable for children aged 8 years upwards.

Sessions will be held from 10am to 11am and from 11.15am to 12.15pm. Please ask at the library to confirm dates.

Currently there is a waiting list for Chess Club. Please ask at the library for details

Hearing Champion sessions

This free drop-in service for people with NHS hearing aids includes basic maintenance, battery supply, trouble-shooting, cleaning and re-tubing.

Sessions will be held monthly, from 1.30pm–2.30pm on the following Thursdays:

  • 7 May
  • 4 June

Digital Buddy

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

To see exactly what a Digital Buddy can offer and when sessions are available at this and other libraries please check our Digital Buddy page.

Meet the Beat

These sessions are run by Surrey Police on the following Saturdays, between 2pm and 3pm:

  • 30 May
  • 27 June
  • 25 July
  • 22 August
  • 19 September
  • 17 October
  • 14 November
  • 12 December

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