Events and activities at Horley Library

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Special events

Great Big Green Week

Baby clothes swap

  • Thursday 29 September until Saturday 1 October (during opening hours, until 4pm Saturday).

Tea and Coffee will be available for a small donation on Saturday 1 October from 10.30am to 11:30am.

Recycle for Great Big Green Week to help the planet and your family. Donations of baby clothes ( from birth to 2 years) welcomed before and during the event.

Be part of the Great Big Green Week 2022, 24 September to 2 October.

Libraries week

Family history research

Would you like to start researching your family history but don't know where to start? Have you been researching but hit a brick wall?

Horley Local History Group will help with family history research using Ancestry and/or Find My Past on:

  • Tuesday 4 October from 2pm until 4pm. Free 30 minute sessions, booking recommended. Please book in advance at the library.
  • Saturday 8 October from 10am until 12 noon. Free 30 minute sessions, booking recommended. Please book in advance at the library

Please bring with you the following details of family members you are wanting to research: their full name, date of birth, dates of marriage and death (if known), places they lived and any other relevant family information.

Pebble rhymetime

  • Every Thursday from 10.30am until 11am.

The event is free but admission is by ticket only and tickets will be dated. Please ask at the Help Desk for tickets.

Please note, you can only collect tickets for one week at a time, 1 ticket per family/group.

Find out more about Pebble rhymetimes in Surrey libraries.


Crafty storytime

  • Every Friday, term times only, from 10.30am until 11.15am.

£1 per child. Suitable for ages 2 and a half years up to 5 years old.
No need to book, please just drop in. We will be reading 2 or 3 stories and doing a related craft activity

Reading groups

Horley library reading group

Meets every second Wednesday of the month at 2.15pm.

If you are interested in joining the group, please ask at the library or by emailing

Find out more about reading groups in Surrey libraries.

Other events

Digital Buddy

Need some IT help? Come along and see our friendly and approachable Digital Buddy.

  • Every other Saturday from 10am until 12noon

Book an appointment at the library desk.