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Events and activities at Farnham Library

Special events

Book sales

Come along and enrich your own library at our special sales:

  • Art, craft and collecting specialist book sale.
    Ends Saturday 23 February.
  • Graphic novel sale.
    Runs from Tuesday 26 February until Thursday 14 March.

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Pebble rhymetime and storytime

Pebble rhymetime

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

Songs and nursery rhymes for babies and toddlers with Pebble the penguin..

  • Every Tuesday, from 11am to 11.30am.

For alternative dates, check your two nearest libraries:

Find out more about Pebble rhymetimes in Surrey libraries.


Note: This event is not ticketed, but places are limited so please turn up in plenty of time.

  • Every Monday (term time only), 10.30am–11.30am.

Find out more about storytime in Surrey libraries.

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Reading groups

New Chatterbooks group

We are very happy to be hosting a new Chatterbooks group for children aged 8–11. The group will meet once a month on Tuesdays from 4.45pm to 5.30pm.

This group is now full, however we are keeping a waiting list. Please ask at the library counter for more information.

Farnham Library reading group

This is open to all book lovers who enjoy discussing books. Come along and join.

  • Second Thursday of each month, from 11.30am to 12.30pm in the Culver Room.

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

Science club

Would you like to join our science club?

Farnham Library will be launching a science club starting in January 2019. It will be held on alternate Thursdays from 4pm–5pm during term time for children aged 6–11 years. There will be a charge to attend each session. Each session costs £3 or £10 for 4 sessions.

  • 28 February - Marble run
  • 14 March - Volcanoes
  • 28 March - Rocket cars
  • 11 April - Easter holidays

Places are available, please ask in the library for details.

We are also looking for a volunteer to help support staff run this club. Science knowledge is not necessary. If you are interested take a look at the events volunteer role and fill in an expression of interest form online.

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.

English natter club

Come along once a month and chat in English, have fun, meet people and swap books in other languages. Everyone is welcome!

Suitable for ages 18 years and over.

  • The first Saturday of every month, 10am–11am.

National Careers Advisor one-to-one appointments

The National Careers Service offer free help to those aged over 19 with employment and further education queries.

Their friendly advisors can help you:

  • Develop your CV
  • Improve your interview technique
  • Review and improve your skills
  • Find training courses
  • Explore your career options
  • Look for a job

Ring 01329 559 169 to book your free session or call their Careersline on 01329 559 160 for over the phone advice.